Fuller’s, the brewer and pub operator , has reported like-for-like sales up 6.8% for 43 weeks to 24 January in managed pubs and hotels and 4% in tenanted with beer and cider volumes up 4%.
Downing has announced it has secured a new funding package to secure five core sites within the Downing/Antic London estate.
Geronimo Inns, the Young’s-owned pub group, has secured two new sites to open in the autumn following three openings over the next few months, M&C Report has learnt
Celebrity chef Judy Joo has opened her first restaurant, Jinjuu, in London’s Soho.
Brasserie Bar Co chief executive Mark Derry said he thinks the pubs code will lead to greater transparency, longer leases and higher rents.
M&C Report talks to Christian Townsley, director of North Bar pubco, about his top priority, the best advice he’s been given and what keeps him up at night
Discount driven customers are the top challenge for the eating and drinking our sector, according to a new survey.
Kaffeine, a London-based Australian-style coffee shop, has expanded to a second site due to open in the first week of March
The M&C20 was broadly unchanged this week, rising 0.2% to 1,304 points while the All-Share had a worse week, falling 0.7% to 1,058 points
Thatchers has been producing cider since the early 1900s and the family-run business, now in its fourth generation, is still doing well. Mike Berry finds out more about the man at the helm.
Analyst Will Brumby, of Langton Capital, looks back over the past year of the M&C20 index and highlights Domino’s and Patisserie Valerie among the big winners and Punch and Enterprise among the losers
Ralph Findlay talks about the most powerful brand in the sector – the British pub – and why high-volume business models mean there’s always a place for innovation
A year of rapid change in the casual-dining sector in 2014 is likely to be followed by even more activity in the year ahead, as group transactions continue unabated and consolidations fuel a pent-up demand. Cenkos Securities’ Simon French reports
It is not a technical term, but the word that many operators have used to some up their thoughts on the next 12 months is mental. Competition will continue to be fierce with all the on-going challenges that brings with it
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