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FY EBITDA UP 27.2% at Patisserie Valerie owner

26 Nov 2014

Patisserie Holdings, the AIM-list operator of the Patisserie Valerie chain, has this morning reported a 27.2% increase in adjusted EBITDA to£15.3m for 12 months ended 30 September 2014, which it described as a “pivotal year” for the business

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M&B FY lfls up 0.6%

25 Nov 2014

Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has this morning reported a 0.6% increase in like-for-like sales for the 52 weeks to 27 September 2014, while total revenue climbed 4% to £1.97bn

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FY EBITDA up 3.8% at Admiral

25 Nov 2014

Admiral Taverns, the tenanted pub operator, has reported a 3.8% increase in underlying EBITDA to £21.5m for the year to 31 May 2014


Osmond: No limit to what we can achieve with Strada

21 Nov 2014

Hugh Osmond, the executive chairman and new owner of Strada, has told M&C Report that there is no limit to what the brand can achieve

Rum Kitchen lines up third site

27 Nov 2014

Icarus Leisure has applied to open a third site under Rum Kitchen, its Caribbean restaurant and bar concept, in Brixton

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Nando’s Group FY turnover tops £500m

27 Nov 2014

Nando’s Group saw its turnover pass the £500m in the year to 23 February 2014

Marston’s Destination and Premium lfls up 3.1% for FY2014

27 Nov 2014

Marston’s has reported like-for-like sales up 3.1% year on year in its Premium and Destination arm for the 52 weeks to 4 October 2014.

FY lfls up 3.3% at SSP

27 Nov 2014

SSP, the global travel concessions operator, has reported a 3.3% rise in like-for-like sales for the year to 30 September 2014

Stonegate grows Popworld to 13 sites

27 Nov 2014

Stonegate will open its 13th Popworld site on Friday with a grand opening in Bristol.

Hotel du Vin & Malmaison being prepared for sale

26 Nov 2014

KSL Partners, the US private equity owner of Hotel du Vin and Malmaison, is preparing to put the business up for sale two years after its former parent collapsed into administration

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The craft of brewing

26 Nov 2014

The craft beer revolution sweeping the US has inspired a new generation of British brewers. But you don’t have to be a micro brewery to be a true ale innovator, says St Austell’s brewing director Roger Ryman

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The real prescription for a healthy pub

25 Nov 2014

Breaking the beer tie means less investment, more pub closures and a vicious cycle of decline, not a virtuous circle of growth, argues David Forde, UK managing director of Heineken

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At your convenience

24 Nov 2014

The UK’s eating out market is in a state of flux. Everybody wants to be part of it, most want to be fast casual. Every piece of research tells us that consumers increasingly want speed of transaction and instant gratification. Who better to meet that need than your new rival, the local convenience store or should that be c-restaurant?

Serving small and thinking big

21 Nov 2014

Having proved itself as the new kid on the recession block, the Koh Group and its Thai tapas concept is ready to come of age. Andy Lennox talks to Ruth Williams

McDonald’s to become more consumer-centric

21 Nov 2014

Steve Easterbrook, senior executive vice president, global chief brand officer at McDonald’s, said that the brand’s aim is to be “a true destination of choice consumers around the world”. To achieve that the company is set to drive its four global growth priorities in a more consumer-centric way.

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