Experienced pub operators Paul Gabbutt and David Morse are advisers to Winwick Taverns, which has a seven-strong pub portfolio in and around Wales and the North West, three of which are with NewRiver.

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Changing face of the pub industry

Changing face of the pub industry

22 December 2017, Smart Zones

The pub industry has changed drastically in the past decade. This transition has revolutionised the way consumers think about pubs, which are now viewed as far more than just a local watering hole. We explore how tech has been at the forefront of this revolution.

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All age groups want contactless

All age groups want contactless

20 November 2017, Smart Machines

It doesn’t matter what age you are, contactless is the go-to payment method, and for good reason.

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Case Study – Heavitree Brewery PLC

Case Study – Heavitree Brewery PLC

22 November 2017, Smart Zones

The ultimate goal is for all of our customers to receive a pint served to exactly the same quality as if you were purchasing a coffee from somewhere like Costa; wherever you are in the country a Costa always tastes the same, so why can’t we achieve that with our beer?

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All change, all change

All change, all change

16 October 2017, Smart Machines

Amidst the chaos of the old £1 coin being replaced, one thing is clear - vending operators need to adopt contactless payment to future-proof their businesses.

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Save money with smart decisions

Save money with smart decisions

5 October 2017, Smart Machines

Tracking the performance of your business to make insight driven decisions is crucial in the current climate of the hospitality industry, which is facing an unprecedented period of significant cost inflation.

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Case Study – Wadworth Managed Estate

Case Study – Wadworth Managed Estate

10 October 2017, Smart Zones

With their regular quality audits, Wadworth’s managed pubs are target-driven operations, and iDraught has undoubtedly helped managers hit their targets, whether for line cleaning, cellar temperature or yield.

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Man on a mission

Man on a mission

16 October 2017, Smart Zones

As the boss of Vianet, Steve Alton is best known as a champion of beer quality, but after a repositioning of his company’s raison d’etre, he’s out to mobilise the use of data across the licensed trade.

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