Urgent meaning of (off/on) trade sales

Posted by Martin Walsh on January 19, 2004

In Reply to: Urgent meaning of (off/on) trade sales posted by khalid alsaif on January 19, 2004

: can any one tell me what are the diffrences btwen the pharses: -

: on trade sales
: &
: off trade sales
: thanks,,

: In UK and Ireland when you sell drinks in a pub/bar that is known as the On Trade and when sold through a shop (an "off licence") that is the off trade. I suppose it means consumed off the premises or on the premises.