In a recent article published on Pubandbar.com, Rosanna Spence writes that Bars and restaurants will be key to encouraging consumers, and millennials in particular, back to the high street in 2018, according to research from audit, tax and consultation firm RSM.
Paul Newman, partner and head of leisure and hospitality at RSM says:
“Gone are the days of just nipping to the shops, consumers are looking for a dynamic high street that delivers the opportunity to shop and browse whilst socialising and offering a new experience; this is particularly relevant with millennials who are looking for ‘Insta-worthy’ experiences.
‘Due to the high levels of 18 to 35-year-olds already hitting the high street, catering for this shift in demand is becoming increasingly important, so expect to see more multi-sensory experiences, new cuisines and unique offerings such as single-item menus popping up on the high street in 2018.’
Helen Melvin, finance director of Brasserie Bar Co adds:
“Being agile to change and shifting demand is hugely important,”
Read the full article on the Pub and Bar website here.