Faucet Inns eyeing sites nationwide for KuPP

27 Mar 2015

Faucet Inn, the London-based multiple operator, is looking for sites across the UK to open its newest concept KuPP, an all-day Scandinavian inspired concept, nationwide with an initial target of 10 sites, M&C Report has learnt

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Moto completes refinancing

27 Mar 2015

Moto Hospitality, the motorway service area operator, has completed a refinancing deal.

Managed and food-led pubs continue to boost soft drinks sales

27 Mar 2015 | By Jessica Mason

The value of the soft drinks market to the leisure sector grew in 2014 at £4.2bn, with volumes increasing 0.5%, according to the Britvic Soft Drink Review 2015.


Pizzaluxe to extend Crowdcube campaign

27 Mar 2015

PizzaLuxe, the highly-regarded, gourmet concept founded by Laura Pabon and Paul Goodale, is extending its Crowdcube campaign, M&C Report understands.


Eclectic plummets as M&C20 declines

27 Mar 2015 | By Will Brumby

The M&C20 was down 2.6% last week underperforming the All-Share which was down 1.3% as domestic sectors once again underperformed the wider market. The All-Share was held up by gains in oil and mining stocks on the back of rises in the oil price, though this didn’t prove enough to offset what has been a week of decline for most major stock markets

Five minutes with…. David Bruce, West Berks Brewery

27 Mar 2015

Industry veteran, David Bruce, founder of West Berkshire Brewery and co-founder of City Pub Company on why he was the original BrewDog, his fears for the election and why he doesn’t like being called an industry veteran.

Chicken Town launches crowdfunding pitch

27 Mar 2015

Chicken Town, a healthier approach to fried chicken, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to open its first restaurant in north London in September in a disused firestation on Tottenham Green

Russell Brand opens Hackney cafe

27 Mar 2015 | By Lesley Foottit

Comedian and TV star Russell Brand has opened his first cafe in Hackney, east London.

Analyst: Brumby on JDW buybacks

27 Mar 2015

Leading analyst Mark Brumby at Langton Capital looks at why JD Wetherspoon has spent another £325,000 today buying back its own shares.

Second Café Ode to open in Devon

27 Mar 2015

Devon-based Ode-True Food is to expand its sustainable café concept through a partnership with The Gara Rock Hotel in the South Hams, Devon in April 2015.

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AlixPartners Profit Tracker Results 2015

BrewDog This. Is. Lager

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


Dawn of a new era for the Great British Pub

25 Mar 2015

As the House of Commons gives the final seal of approval to the bill containing the Pubs Code, Heineken UK managing director, David Forde, says it is now time to rise to the challenge of reform and secure the future for the Great British Pub.

John Harrington enjoys a drink with Rob Willock

Last orders at the bar (for me)

23 Mar 2015

M&C Report’s departing group editor Rob Willock reflects on the seismic changes he has witnessed in the pub sector during his time at the title - including the pubs code, the extension of the pub business into previously uninhabited day parts and ever encroaching red tape.


An artisan take on burger and beer

20 Mar 2015 | By Kerstin Kuhn

Serving quality refreshment at an affordable price in the wake of the financial crash has seen the Hopdoddy chain expand out of its Texas base. Kerstin Kühn reports.

Listed company growth performance

The bigger tracker picture

20 Mar 2015

As with previous years’ lists, the 2015 AlixPartners Profit Tracker has thrown up some interesting nuances, showing continued, concerted growth for the more established brands and a further strong showing from traditional brewers and pub operators

BrewDog popcorn

New elite emerging

19 Mar 2015

An elite group has emerged in the AlixPartners Profit Tracker index. The annual list of the 50 fastest-growing companies in the eating and drinking-out market reveals a top four comprising the same companies as 2014: BrewDog, Bill’s Restaurants, Ed’s Easy Diner and Hawksmoor

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