Topic: Controlling Costs

Do You Know Your Most Profitable Cocktails?

Manhattans may be popular but how profitable are they? BevSpot analyzed pricing in various American cities to see which drinks bring in the most, and the Manhattan is a surprise loser. It's possible that your pricing strategy needs to be revisited and revised.

Nightclub Trends for 2017

Now that we've entered 2017 it's time to both reflect on the big trends of 2016 and look ahead to what's going to drive nightclubs this year. These are the four hot trends that nightclub operators will need to consider for 2017.

Tech Trends for 2017

The right kinds of technologies can enhance customer experiences and build relationships with your guests. They can also help you make and save more money, and even free up more time for you to enjoy yourself. Here are 10 tech trends for the hospitality industry in 2017.

American Craft Spirits

The Craft Spirits Data Project, the first in-depth study detailing the growth of the booming American craft spirits industry, shows strong trend lines all along the line, with operators ready to join in but looking for more support.

Fad vs. Trend

Contrary to popular belief, fads and trends are not the same thing. Put in simple terms, fads rise, spread and fall quickly. Trends, on the other hand, take time to develop and eventually become part of our culture.

Controlling the Big Three

Cost of goods sold, payroll, and overhead are the three expenses that account for more than 80% of your costs. Find out how to control them now.

4 Ways to Order Liquor Like a Pro

Any schmuck can put together a liquor order, but a smart bar manager knows the fine line of ordering enough so they never run out of anything, but never unnecessarily purchase too much inventory.

16 Tips to Prevent Alcohol Theft

According to the National Restaurant Association, internal employee theft is responsible for 75 percent of inventory shortages and is an $11 billion problem in the U.S.