All Frederic Robinson articles

  • Joint managing director of Robinsons Brewery, Oliver Robinson speaks at MCA's Pub Conference

    Robinsons: We’ve got to be braver with pricing


    Joint MD Oliver Robinson is encouraging managed pub teams to be bolder with pricing, MCA’s Pub Conference heard

  • BrewDog CEO James Brown speaks at MCA's Pub Conference 2023

    BrewDog: Stout launch a ‘runaway success’


    Bars CEO James Brown said customers were demanding an alternative to Guinness, with stout one of the highest growth categories in the on-trade, MCA’s Pub Conference heard 

  • Brewery RObinsons

    Robinsons returns to profit


    The Stockport-based brewer and pub operator experienced strong sales last year, recording a profit before tax of £15.4m, and said it continues to be acquisitive

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    Family brewers: ‘They have longevity and resilience in their DNA’


    Family brewers’ ability to adapt, and their position in local communities, has held them in good stead during the pandemic, and will aid their recovery, according to Emma McClarkin, chief executive, British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA).

  • The Pub Conference

    Inception Group, Robinsons and Tokyo Industries join Pub Conference line up


    Inception Group, Robinsons Brewery and Tokyo Industries are among the operators that will be taking to the stage at MCA’s Pub Conference 2021.

  • Robinson's The Airport

    Robinson’s: First managed house is evolutionary step


    William Robinson, joint managing director of Robinsons, has hailed the company’s return to managed pubs as the “next evolutionary step in our history”.

  • William Robinson of Robinsons Brewery

    Brewer troops colour of change


    Frederic Robinsons famously tied up a deal with rock band Iron Maiden last year, and that energy to do something a little out of the ordinary is still prevalent in its bid to make major changes to its tenanted estate. John Harrington finds out more

  • William Robinson of Robinsons Brewery

    Robinsons revamps pub design structure


    Robinsons has instigated a new approach to its pub designs, leading to what it sees as the best examples of pub designs outside of London, M&C Report has learnt

  • William Robinson of Robinsons Brewery

    Robinsons unveils tenancy innovations


    Robinsons, the Cheshire brewer and pub operator, is to offer drinks discounts at selected pubs based on competition in the local market and what consumers are prepared to pay, M&C Report has learnt

  • News

    Robinsons pub reopens with pizza, BBQ and Welsh food concept


    A Robinsons pub in Anglesey, north Wales, has reopened with a menu concept that combines pizza, American barbecue food and traditional Welsh food

  • Robinsons investment at the New Inn, Buxton

    Robinsons: tenancy innovation, operating profit grows 50.5%


    Robinson’s, the Cheshire-based brewer and pub operator, is to introduce a more flexible tenancy agreement this year, which it hopes to rollout across most of its estate, joint managing director William Robinson has told M&C Report

  • News

    Robinsons: pub beer volumes linked to customer feedback


    Robinsons, the Cheshire brewer and pub operator, has reported that changes to beer volume sales at its pub are directly linked to the findings of its mystery visitor programme

  • Interviews

    Friday five-minute interview


    M&C Report talks to William Robinson, managing director (pub division) at Cheshire-based brewer and pub operator Robinsons, about his best investment, his best business decision and the best piece of advice he’s ever received

  • Robinsons investment at the New Inn, Buxton

    Robinsons to make managed move


    Cheshire brewer and pub operator Frederick Robinson is planning to develop a managed estate by converting its tenanted pubs with million pound turnover potential into managed sites, M C Report has learn

  • News

    Multiple operator Sayle takes fourth pub


    Multiple operator Darren Sayle has secured his fourth tenanted pub with Cheshire brewer and pub operator Robinsons

  • News

    Robinsons launches apprenticeships


    Robinsons, the Cheshire brewer and pub operator, is to launch a series of apprenticeships with an aim to have 130 candidates on its programme by mid-2014

  • News

    Robinsons to import wines


    Cheshire-based Robinsons Brewery is introducing a range of new-wave Argentinian wines following an exclusive deal with winery Casarena Bodega Y Vinedos

  • Robinsons investment at the New Inn, Buxton

    Robinsons reveals pub investment targets


    Frederic Robinson, the Cheshire-based brewer and pub operator, says it’s on course to spend £3.5m on pub refurbishments in 2013 and has already committed to the same level of investment in 2014

  • News

    Robinsons PBT grows 86%


    Cheshire brewer and pub operator Frederick Robinson has given more details of its reorganisation plan as it reported an 86.1% rise in pre-tax profits to £3.4m in 2012

  • News

    Robinsons to segment pub estate


    Frederic Robinson is to segment its pub estate into six trading styles as part of a modernisation programme, M&C Report has learnt