Tagged Cost of sale

What is a Good Pour Cost?

We get asked this question all the time.

The fact is that there is no such thing as an industry standard “good” pour cost that works for every bar. You often hear or read that if your pour cost is in the low 20% range, you are in good shape. That is simply nonsense—and dangerous nonsense at that!

Measuring Your Pub’s Performance

You likely review your KPI’s, such as gross profit/food costs, labour costs and net profit on a regular basis. These give you an excellent idea of how your business is performing. There are alternative figures you can look at though, some that may give you a better insight into how the business is doing, especially when you operate more than one site.