Entry from British & World English dictionary
The part of the market in alcoholic drinks which is made up of off-sales.
- A shift from on-trade to off-trade is the likeliest outcome of the ‘disruption’ that Scottish & Newcastle's UK boss spoke about last week.
- The forthcoming licensing legislation must look at both the on and off-trade.
- The €2 billion off-trade, until the on-trade's recent mini revival, was growing at the rate of about 8% each year.
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