Robinsons, the Cheshire brewer and pub operator, is to offer drinks discounts at selected pubs based on competition in the local market and what consumers are prepared to pay, M&C Report has learnt
Timothy Taylor, the Yorkshire-based brewer and pub operator, has announced the appointment of Tim Dewey, current global marketing director and UK commercial director for Drambuie Liqueur Company, as its new chief executive
More than 100 companies and trade bodies, including leading firms in the pub trade, have signed an open letter calling for an overhaul of the business rates system.
Wagamama, the Duke Street Capital-backed chain, plans accelerate its rollout by opening 50 restaurants this year, according to the Express
The administrator of snooker bar chain Rileys has confirmed to M&C Report the location of the 15 sites that closed following the operator’s collapse
The Central Perk franchise, based on the coffee shop featured on popular US sitcom Friends, has just opened its third site in the UK in Liverpool and has ambitious expansion plans, aiming to have 300 UK franchises in the next decade
Greggs, the high-street bakery chain, is adding hot dogs and soups to its hot food range this week as part of its evolving food offer that includes improving the flavours and fillings of its existing products
Ping Pong, the London-based dim sum chain, has seen like-for-like sales growth of 7.2% for the year to date following widening losses for the year ending 30 March 2014
Giraffe, the Tesco-owned restaurant concept, has converted a third site to its Burger & Cocktails format in Brighton and would consider further conversions, M&C Report has learnt
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?
Chop’d was founded in 2004 on the principles of offering busy people the choice of healthy food on the go. Ten years and nine stores later, Ruth Williams finds co-founder and chief executive Eddie Holmes is preparing to roll-out three formats of the store that embody those principles
Simon Mullins is not only passionate about food and drink, he also has a passion for the people who work for him. The Salt Yard Group boss opens up to Mel Flaherty
JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin has criticised bad paractice in corporate governance in an article alongside the company’s full-year results announcement
When New York’s restaurant staff took to the streets two years ago they were voiceless workers hoping to get heard. Now they have grown into a movement at a tipping point that will have a profound impact on the hospitality industry and its workers
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