Greggs, the bakery chain headed by Roger Whiteside, has reported a significant improvement in recent trading with like-for-like sales up 5.4% for the 11 weeks to 13 September, and said it expects full-year profits to be “materially ahead of our previous expectation”.
The winners of the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers Late Night Awards were announced at the second annual Dusk ‘til Dawn ceremony yesterday
Fifteen branches of snooker bar operator Rileys are to close following news that the company has been placed in administration
Canning of craft beer in the UK is being held back by lack of facilities and investment, according to Paul Kruzycki of Ales by Mail who said brewers are in a race to can their beers
Mews of Mayfair, the collection of restaurants run by James Robson, has been awarded three stars by the Sustainable Restaurant Association – the highest rating it awards
Fayre & Square, Spirit Pub Company’s family pub restaurant brand, is introducing a range of “healthier” pizzas for its children’s menu
Heineken has dismissed the prospect of being acquired by SABMiller, describing the latter’s takeover proposal as “non-actionable”.
Chapel Down, the Kent-based winemaker and brewer has raised an additional £440,000 through a new share placing, to go alongside its crowdfunding scheme, taking the total sum raised to £2.4m
Ping Pong, the London-based dim sum chain, saw like-for-like sales rise 3.9% in the year to 30 March 2014 although pre-tax losses widened from £295,606 to £1.5m
M&C Report takes a closer look at the full-year results for JD Wetherspoon to 27 July from a presentation by chief executive John Hutson and finacial director Kirk Davis
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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