Features

Our features section takes an in-depth look at some our industry’s most important issues. You’ll find information on operations, marketing, merchandising, selling, staffing or many other issues.

Will Legal Cannabis Impact Alcohol Sales?

In August, multinational brewing giant Molson Coors announced that it was partnering with one of Quebec's premier cannabis companies, Hexo, a sister brand of medical cannabis company Hydropothecary, to develop cannabis-infused beverages, even though such…

Cutting Supply Chain Costs

The number one way to increase profitability in your LRS, bar, or pub is to reduce costs. Every dollar saved is a dollar that goes straight to your bottom line, whether it comes from reduced waste, labour, or other operating expenses.

Consumers are more health conscious than they have been ever before. Organic food is experiencing a boom, and many people are choosing diets that feature less meat, more vegetables, and are completely free of gluten, additives, and artificial preservatives. It was just a matter of time until exotic alcoholic drinks came under scrutiny from those customers who want to moderate their intake.

The Mobile Revolution

Hang on to your hats: 2018 promises to be one wild ride for business owners.

All signs indicate that this will be a year of massive change, especially when it comes to technology and how it intersects with the consumer experience. It’s not just that everything is going mobile—which it is—but even the concept of mobile itself is changing.