Tragus has announced that it has signed a franchise agreement with Diamond Lifestyle, a Dubai-based hospitality company managed by Al Masah Capital Ltd, to develop restaurants in the UAE under the Cafe Rouge brand
Loungers, the Piper-backed cafe bar operator, is looking to expand its Cosy Club concept into Manchester, Bristol and Southampton as it reports a 6% rise in like-for-like sales in the 26 weeks to the end of October
The average sale price of bottom-end freehold pubs across the UK remained unchanged in the year to 30 September, while the average sale price of leaseholds climbed 3%.
Roy Ellis and Neil Macleod, founders of Inventive Leisure, have teamed up with high-profile chef Simon Rimmer to launch a new venture called the Flying Pig & Lobster
JD Wetherspoon, the managed operator, has bought a pub in the area of London where chairman Tim Martin opened his first Wetherspoons pub in 1979
Boom Burger, the Caribbean burger concept, has secured its first permanent site on 272 Portobello Road in west London
Blackpool Council has deferred a hearing into a proposed early morning restriction order (EMRO), which was due to take place from today until Friday, 13 December, after the licensing trade highlighted procedural irregularities in the pre-hearing procedure
Punch Taverns has this morning set out its latest proposals for restructuring its debt securitisations, and said it will launch its final proposal by 15 January
City Pub Company, the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS)-funded pub operator, is set to close its latest round of fundraising this week, which will see it raise £10m in 10 days, M&C Report understands.
After years of lagging behind the retail sector in terms of collecting and using consumer data the eating and drinking-out industry is set to take significant strides over the coming 12 months to close the gap, not just in terms of information obtained but more importantly how that is then used and fed back to the consumer
Led by Richard Bigg – a man who excels in creating authentic Spanish eating and drinking experiences – highly regarded Camino is on the cusp of an ambitious programme for growth
There are 10 behaviours or “moves” that industry leaders can use to try to turn “moments that matter” into exceptional experiences for their employees, according to Sean Morris, principal at Deloitte, and Patrick Nealon, director at Deloitte
Hawksmoor founders Will Beckett and Huw Gott’s unconventional approach has resulted in one of the industry’s big success stories – but things weren’t always so rosy
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