Night Time Industries Association

New trade union launched for late-night sector

24 Apr 2015

Leading lights in the late-night sector have joined forces to launch a new trade union aimed at promoting the positive effects of the industry and seeking to halt encroaching regulation, M&C Report can reveal.

Top Stories

luminar oceana brand

Luminar boss calls for action on e-cigarettes

24 Apr 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

Luminar chief executive Peter Marks has called on the Government to give clarity to the industry over e-cigarettes.

Brunning & Price opens Chobham pub

24 Apr 2015

Brunning & Price has opened its latest pub, the White Hart in Chobham.

M&C20 24 April 2015

Punch shares up in flat market

24 Apr 2015 | By Will Brumby

The M&C20 slightly outperformed the market this week, rising 0.6% vs the All-Share’s 0.1% rise. The wider market was held back by financial stocks and a sharp downward move by the food retailers following Tesco’s numbers on Wednesday

SSP City Bar and Grill

Rollo: Expect 25% EBIT hike for SSP

24 Apr 2015

SSP is expected to report H1 EBIT up 25%, according to leading analyst Jamie Rollo, of Morgan Stanley. He said that when SSP reveals its results on 21 May it will show strong margin growth offsetting fairly weak organic sales. He said this, plus the recent flurry of contract wins, should continue to support the shares, despite their relatively high valuation.

Eckel secures second Forge & Co

24 Apr 2015

Late-night sector veteran Cymon Eckel is to open a second outlet for his restaurant/bar/office space hybrid concept, Forge & Co, M&C Report has learnt.

Dunkin Donuts

Dunkin’ Brands keen to develop relationship with Welcome Break

24 Apr 2015

Jim Johnstone, the managing director Dunkin’ Brands UK & Ireland, has told M&C Report that he is keen to expand the company’s relationship with Welcome Break.

Proto adds third site

24 Apr 2015

Proto Restaurant Group, which operates a collection of restaurants in Worthing, West Sussex, has opened a Greek restaurant called The Fat Greek Taverna

Ethos to roll-out after stellar performance

24 Apr 2015

Vegetarian restaurant Ethos is looking to secure its second site in central London by the end of the year after initial performance far exceeded expectations

Analyst corner: Rollo on M&B

24 Apr 2015

Leading analyst Jamie Rollo at Morgan Stanley says he expects like-for-like sales growth at Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) to have slowed to 1% when it reports its H1 results in 21 May. He warned that M&B will need to deliver a much stronger performance in the next six months to meet full-year targets.

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BrewDog tops 2015 AlixPartners Profit Tracker

19 Mar 2015

Scottish brewer and pub operator BrewDog came out on top in this year’s AlixPartners Profit Tracker in association with leading industry title M&C Report.

Inside Track

Andrew Guy Eds Easy Diner

No easing off for this Guy

24 Apr 2015

Andrew Guy has been in the business for more than 30 years and knows it inside out. Mark Wingett finds out what it takes to succeed in a sector that is becoming tougher in which to make your mark.

Spiler bar, Budapest

Hungary for its own culture

24 Apr 2015

The Hungarian capital of Budapest is home to a fusion of home-grown concepts and big names from the international eating and drinking-out market. James Hacon, of Elliotts, reports on the new concepts and innovations at play within the city’s bustling hospitality scene.

Duck 'N' Roll

Street Food Focus: Duck ‘N’ Roll

23 Apr 2015

This month our street-food spotlight shines on the mighty duck – rich, gamey and exceptionally versatile in the hands of one of London’s top chefs. Street Feast organiser Adam Layton waxes lyrical on the feathered miracle:

Are you ready to take off?

22 Apr 2015

Seasoned investors who were once wary of unproven concepts are now beginning to take a chance on new ideas. Here David Roberts of Olswang gives his top tips for getting the funding required to get a new concept off the ground

TRG CEO Danny Briethaupt

Future's Breit for TRG chief

20 Apr 2015

When Danny Breithaupt was appointed chief executive of The Restaurant Group last year, he set out his vision to double the size of the company and find the right strategy for each of the company’s brands. Dominic Walsh talks to him about the potential to roll out new concepts, the public perception of TRG and how he handles competition from young upstarts such as Five Guys.

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