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Enterprise to issue new bonds, eyes new debt facility

22 Sep 2014

Enterprise Inns has announced that is it is to buy back some existing bonds and reissue new bonds with a later maturity date and on more favourable terms

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Loewi named Restaurant Association chairman

22 Sep 2014

David Loewi, managing director of D&D has been appointed chairman of The Restaurant Association as British Hospitality Association re-launches the representative body

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Domino's Poland targets rollout as H1 lfls grow 13%

22 Sep 2014

DP Poland, the operator of the Domino’s Pizza brand in the country, has reported a 13% rise in like-for-like sales in the six months to 30 June as it targets launches in new cities with an accelerated rollout programme planned for 2015

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Tesco overstated H1 profits by c£250m

22 Sep 2014

Tesco says it has overstated the figure for its expected half-year profits by an estimated £250m

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Harbottle joins Enterprise Inns

21 Sep 2014

Enterprise Inns has appointed Paul Harbottle, former chief executive of Atmosphere Pubs & Bars and chief operating officer of JD Wetherspoon, as it looks to develop its new managed pub division

CAU secures Wilmslow Strada

21 Sep 2014

CAU has secured its second site in the north west for an opening early next year, M&C Report has learnt

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Friday five-minute interview: Eddie Holmes, Chop'd

19 Sep 2014

M&C Report talks to Eddie Holmes, co-founder of Chop’d, about his best investment, his best business decision and the best piece of advice he’s ever received

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Analyst corner: Rollo on M&B

19 Sep 2014

Jamie Rollo at Morgan Stanley looks ahead to the Q4 interim management statement from Mitchells & Butlers (M&B), predicting a “solid” performance

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Big gains for M&C20 after NO vote

19 Sep 2014

With the threat of Scottish independence behind us for the time being, the All Share ended the week up 9 points at 1,066, with the M&C20 outperforming the market, ending up more than 28 points at 1,226


One in three meals on high streets have calorie counts

19 Sep 2014

One in three meals sold on the high street now display calorie labelling, including 70% of fast food and takeaway meals

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Restaurants find the Tweet spot

22 Sep 2014

In the first of a new monthly content series, M&C Report takes a look at the social media activities of the leading pub, restaurant and food-to-go brands. James Hacon starts with Twitter, and the three brands making the biggest hashtag splash

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Digging Gold in the Far East

19 Sep 2014

As UK-based restaurant operators look to grow their overseas footprints, Graham Campbell, head of restaurants at Fleurets, argues that while the UK market has probably not yet reached saturation, it’s becoming increasingly mature and the scope for major growth is limited. He argues: “It is a problem that more and more will need to confront and address if they are to continue to drive profit for their predominantly private equity owners.”

The food delivery revolution

19 Sep 2014 | By Mark Wingett

Co-founder of high-quality food delivery firm Deliveroo, William Shu, talks to M&C Report editor Mark Wingett about why London residents need a speedy service that offers great meals to their door

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I’ll have five on it

18 Sep 2014 | By Mark Wingett

It’s little more than a year since it arrived in the UK, but US burger phenomenon Five Guys is on the cusp of becoming a national player. Mark Wingett talks to UK managing director John Eckbert and director of operations Marcel Khan about the past year, expansion plans and the paradox at the heart of its success


​​Risking it regionally

15 Sep 2014 | By Mark Wingett

The race for operators to spread out of London and the south-east is well and truly on. Does that run the risk of regional property bubbles being formed during the next 12 to 18 months?

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