Operations

Tip on building a successful and profitable bar operation.


Bartender Article
Drink Consistency Leads to Steady Profits   November 8, 2011

Product consistency is crucial to profitability behind the bar. The drinks you serve should taste the same no matter who’s behind the bar. Otherwise, your staff may be serving a product that is different in taste, cost and presentation, and the result is financial chaos.More>>

Dollar Bill Article
Forensic Accounting Exposes Internal Theft   October 25, 2011

Few in business want to admit their employees are ripping them off. But they are. The international auditing firm Bevinco has determined that bars and restaurants lose a staggering 23% of their inventory to theft in one form or another.More>>

Keys Article
How Secure is Your Establishment?   October 10, 2011

The unfortunate reality is that bars, nightclubs and restaurants — high profile, high visibility, cash businesses — are prime targets for armed robbery. The operation is most vulnerable at closing when there is the most cash on hand and the fewest number of people on premise. More>>

Dollar Sign Article
Drink Pricing for Optimim Profits   October 10, 2011

You needn’t be reminded how important establishing appropriate pricing for goods and services is to your success. If you raise the sales price substantially past the equilibrium point, you can anticipate sales volume to drop, decreasing profits. After all, how many people will be willing to pay...More>>

Drink nightclub Article
Design for the Times   October 6, 2011

Nightclub & Bar talked with some of the most influential designers in the industry, each of whom has a finger firmly on the pulse of what’s hot at the moment and what’s on the horizon. More>>

Post Sports Bar & Grill Article
Join the E-Revolution   October 6, 2011

E-tablet ordering and point-of-sale (POS) systems cater to an operator’s basic goals, which include boasting efficient service, ease of payment and prioritizing customer focus.More>>

Thief Article
Thwarting Bartender Theft   October 6, 2011

Employee theft can reduce cash flow to a trickle. How extensive is the problem? Theft costs bars on average 24 to 26% of gross sales, according to Bevinco. More>>

DigiTap by Wircon Static
DigiTap Systems by Wircon   October 5, 2011

DigiTap Systems offer selectable measured or free-pour dispensing on every spout, real time accounting and wireless technology that works within 300 feet of your computer or POS.More>>

Backbar Article
Make More Money With Backbar Management   September 26, 2011

In need of a financial shot in the arm? Consider taking a page from the beverage consultant’s playbook and revamp your backbar. Regardless of the size or concept of your operation, the backbar is your principal and most effective marketing device. More>>

Octane Bar and Grill Article
Shifting into High Gear   September 22, 2011

When an owner who can’t separate his business from his friendships and imposes no discipline on his staff is combined with a bar concept that’s easily confused with an auto-repair shop and has ticked off the city brass, patrons get a bar that’s driving the fast lane to failure. More>>



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