Sunday, January 23, 2022

Tag: Sales

We are family: JNC appoint Rich Clarke as new head of sales and marketing

JNC Sales has stepped into its fifth decade with a reinforced commitment to family traditions: Rich Clarke, brother of MD Tom, has finally joined the company to head up the sales & marketing operation.

Camelot confirms record National Lottery ticket sales

Camelot confirms record National Lottery ticket sales
Tokyo 2020 and strong retail recovery powers UK lottery growth as the amount generated for good causes tops £45 billion.

Older patrons impact dip in sales at Wetherspoons

Older patrons impact dip in sales at JD Wetherspoon
Falling sales of bitter and stout contribute to 8.9 percent dip in sales compared to numbers achieved two years ago. Wetherspoons is having to weather the storm.   Leading PubCo JD Wetherspoon has highlighted a two-tier market with younger drinkers driving sales of cocktails, and rum (up 45 percent and 26 per cent respectively) compared with a decrease in sales of...

Drinks sales holding up despite operational challenges

Drink sales holding up despite operational challenges
Saturday drinking has pushed the value of sales to within 5 percent of 2019 figures. But pubs keep a watchful eye over supply and staff shortages.

Sascha Blodau: “We are in line with July 2019 which is where we wanted to be”

Sascha Blodau pingamodium staff shortages
The customers are pleased to be back, as are MERKUR UK where performance is back in line with pre-lockdowns. But pingamodium and staff shortages have laid significant challenges in the path of freedom day.

NSM Music sees sharp rise in subscriptions and jukebox sales ahead of Britain’s reopening

Alex Kirby NSM Music reopening sales
As Brits prepare to get back to the boogey in pubs, clubs and bars across the country, NSM Music have been as busy as ever supplying the beats and the boxes - including the company’s latest Curve model - to anticipation-filled operators as they prepare their venues for 18 months of pent-up party. Sales manager Alex Kirby talks to Coinslot about the return to action.

May sales slip 26 percent at managed pubs, restaurants and bars

Coffer CGA Business Tracker data
Britain’s managed pub, restaurant and bar groups recorded a 26 percent drop in total sales in May from the same month in 2019, the new edition of the Coffer CGA Business Tracker reveals.

Standing the test of time with Deith Leisure.

Deith Leisure, pushers, interview, sales
Whilst trends may come and go, pushers have stood the test of time with a mix of classic appeal and fun new features comments Kevin Temple, sales director, Deith Leisure. Coinslot: Pushers have always been a mainstay of the amusements industry, but their rise in recent years has been phenomenal. What’s behind this major resurgence of pushers and why are...

It’s all about quality, says Tony Glanville

RLMS, sales, quality, Tony Glanville, EAG
Quality is the consistent theme as RLMS MD Tony Glanville reflects on the best collection of equipment seen for years. As a leading distributor you are in a position to take a broader view of the market - what are the main themes? TG: Quality is the big ticket item from my perspective. I can’t think of a time when operators...

Reel of Fortune makes it four approvals in a row for Bell-Fruit

The creative team at Bell-Fruit, led by Alastair Harris, has added another string to its bow with confirmation that Reel of Fortune has become its fourth consecutive hi-tech analogue AWP to be approved by a retailer. The game, which has been approved by CLMS, follows the successful launch of Chase The Rainbow,Big Bank Theory, and Robin Hood Prince of Thieve...

Blueprint driving success to new levels

The Blueprint team will be at ACOS not only to showcase some of the company’s latest and greatest units, but also to garner crucial customer feedback and the market insights needed to best drive progress in the year to come. Gavin Wright, head of UK sales, explains. Coinslot: What are you looking to get out of ACOS? Gavin Wright: “The Blueprint...

NOVOMATIC AG’s half-year result sees record revenue and clear earnings improvement

NOVOMATIC, Europe’s leading gaming technology group, recorded around 700 new employees in the first half of the 2018 financial year, with revenue increasing by 12.6 percent to a new record despite regulatory challenges. The firm's sales increased to EUR 1,365.3 million in the first six months, compared to EUR 1,212.0 million in the first half of 2017. The sales revenue...

How RLMS is applying a fresh coat of paint to the past

Tony Glanville
In a 21st Century where upcycling and sustainability are part of the everyday vernacular, Tony Glanville, managing director of RLMS Sales, explains how their in-house approach to used equipment in the amusements industry is more than just a trend, it’s a vital part of their business. COINSLOT: How important is the used/refurbished machine market in the UK? TONY GLANVILLE: Like the...

Sega sales GM discusses firm’s investment in seaside resorts

Coinslot Sega Justin Burke Daytona
Coinslot spoke to Justin Burke, Sega’s general manager - sales, about the increasing investment apparent amongst UK coastal operators and the positive impact this is having on the wider industry. Coinslot: Both for yourself, and the wider scope of the industry, how important are coastal operations? Justin Burke: “The UK coastal business is paramount to any manufacturer or supplier; given its...

Claremont Pier up for sale after 48 years

Claremont Pier
The Claremont Pier in Lowestoft has been put on the market after 48 years of ownership by the Scott family, who purchased the building in 1971. Included in the lot is Rollers, a roller skating venue, Rocksalt Brasserie, Fun Palace arcade, Scott’s Restaurant, The Aquarium live music venue, and entertainment venue The Zoo. After taking over the business from his father...

Gauselmann sees growth in spite of home challenges

CS - Gauselmann
With a “difficult” domestic market, Gauselmann Group, the owner of a growing portfolio of British-facing firms, saw sizeable revenue growth thanks to overseas sales.   International gaming giant Gauselmann Group, which has strong interests in the UK market through its Praesepe, Town & County, Blueprint and GeWeTe subsidiaries, saw overall sales up 14.2 percent to E2.53bn in 2016. These results come...

Embed expands sales & training teams with four new staff

Coinslot - Embed sales training staff
Helix Leisure subsidiary, Embed, has bolstered its sales and training departments with key new appointments to support the growing portfolio of locations employing their debit card system. Embed’s new sales team members are Sales Executive Marisa Garris and Sales Administrator Amber Palafox, while the Insight Training Team adds Travis Allen and Robinette Williams as trainers. Marisa Garris, previously a merchandise supplier...