The impact of COVID-19 on the food service industry

Gavin Bowen-Ashwin, Director at 4C Associates.

The impact of COVID-19 on the food service industry

60% of Britons feel uncomfortable about going out to bars, restaurants, or sporting events once lockdown is lifted. How will this impact the food industry sector? ​ COVID-19 had clearly hit the food service sector hard, and there are likely to be more casualties before we return to some kind of normality. However, with the […]

Pubs continuing to offer physical and emotional support during lockdown

Pubs continuing to offer physical and emotional support during lockdown

More than three weeks since pubs closed their doors due to the Covid-19 outbreak, many are continuing to work tirelessly to support their local communities. The help takes many forms, from offering essential supplies to customers, to preparing hot meals for local homeless and other vulnerable people, as well as keeping regulars entertained and connected […]

Bacardi Diverts Global Production To Increase Hand Sanitizer Supply For Local Communities

Brands across company’s portfolio including BACARDÍ®, MARTINI®, GREY GOOSE®, BOMBAY SAPPHIRE®, DEWAR’S® and ANGEL’S ENVY® unite to help produce more than 267,000 gallons (1.1 million liters) of hand sanitizers.

Bacardi Diverts Global Production To Increase Hand Sanitizer Supply For Local Communities

Family-owned Bacardi has expanded its commitment across countries and brands to help produce more than 237,000 gallons (900,000 liters) of hand sanitizers, as worldwide demand continues to exceed supply in efforts to reduce the risk of COVID-19. This week, eight Bacardi-owned manufacturing sites across the United States, Mexico, France, England, Italy and Scotland are joining […]

UK Branding Agency Tackling COVID-19 Head On

UK Branding Agency Tackling COVID-19 Head On

With the UK entering its first week in lockdown, many businesses have hit the brakes on all fronts. We are seeing plenty of companies batten down the hatches, waiting for the storm to pass. This is a perfectly reasonable reaction to the uncertainty of COVID-19, and for many it is the only way to survive.  […]

Comment on bars, restaurants etc closing – by industry expert Tom Harvey

Tom Harvey, co-founder YesMore, drinks and hospitality marketing agency

Comment on bars, restaurants etc closing – by industry expert Tom Harvey

“There is no doubt that closing pubs, restaurants and cafes in the UK will have a devastating effect on jobs, livelihoods, community and the high street for many months and possibly years to come. Many high street eateries and bars are already struggling, so this could well be the final nail in the coffin for […]