The number of eating out visits in the UK fell by 0.7% in the 12 months to the end of September as the “damaging” trend of “trading out” took effect, according to data from NPD Group
The Association of British Insurers Senior Noteholder Committee wants a number of changes, including limiting maximum capex to £15,000 per core pub per year and putting “board observers” into the corporate structure, before it can agree to proposals
CaliBurger, the rapidly-expanding, international chain of restaurants, plans to open its first site in London next spring and expand throughout the UK and Europe, M&C Report understands
Hertfordshire brewer and operator McMullen’s has secured the freehold of the building occupied by the Old Bank of England Pub in London’s Fleet Street for a sum believed to be in excess of £8m
Leading analysts have given their views on Whitbread following its Q3 interim management statement yesterday
Pho, the Isis Equity Partners-backed Vietnamese fast-casual concept, is set to strengthen its London presence in the first quarter of next year after exchanging on a further two sites in the capital
Coal Grill & Bar has secured a further tranche of funding from existing investors as it looks to add up to 13 sites to existing estate over the next three years.
Brew Café, the fledgling coffee concept, has confirmed it has secured its third site in London and revealed ambitions to operate a 10-strong estate by the end of 2014.
Enterprise Inns has sold an historic pub in Highgate, north London, for a sum “well in excess” of the asking price
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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