Operations

Tip on building a successful and profitable bar operation.


Prive Article
Prive Reopens with 30-Day License    August 26, 2009

The 30-day license allowed the venue to open last Friday, with Jermaine Dupri serving as celebrity DJ for a filled-to-capacity crowd of 650 (while about 150 more waited outside), according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.More>>

economy Article
Recovery Expected to be Rocky   August 26, 2009

A survey of 65 c-level executives at leading food and beverage supplier companies by KPMG revealed 72 percent expect business conditions to improve next year.More>>

News
R.D. Olson Construction Begins Building Victor Drai's Hollywood Nightclub   August 21, 2009

The new 25,944-square-foot Drai’s Hollywood, patterned on the success of Drai’s After Hours, Tryst and XS clubs on the Las Vegas Strip, is expected to open in early 2010.More>>

News
Fairfax County, Va., Police Lead Partnership to Curb Underage Consumption   August 20, 2009

Police work with Premium Distributors of VA, Heineken USA and area state delegates to provide retailers with tools as another line of defense against underage drinking.More>>

Community Article
Burning Question? Get Answers!    August 18, 2009

By joining our Community and submitting a question in the Ask the Expert section, you too can have your questions answered by a roster of thought leaders in the nightclub, bar and beverage industry.More>>

Flat is the New Up Article
Flat is the New Up   August 18, 2009

While nightclubs and bars originally were forecasted to end 2009 with 0.5 percent growth by hospitality market research firm Technomic, the segment is now expected to be flat.More>>

Static
Q: How can I convince our owner it’s time to update or change the concept of our club?    August 14, 2009

In a major metro city, a long lifespan is about eight years max. Smaller towns/cities can allow a club to have an extended lifespan, as competition is almost non-existent and patrons have no choice.More>>

Article
Building Alliances for a Nighttime Economy Benefits Everyone   August 5, 2009

This process of “concierge management” blends well into cities that practice “concierge policing and government” to provide a business-friendly approach to nightlife in mixed-use downtown areas.More>>

Stressing Article
Managing the Big Three   August 5, 2009

Labor, beverage and food costs can be improved. Here’s how.More>>

Article
From Down to Up: There Should be No Down Nights in This Economy   August 5, 2009

It is my belief and experience that the proverbial “off night” is the greatest opportunity a bar or nightclub owner has to add bottom line profitability.More>>



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