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Dark Star Brewery launches pub company

26 Mar 2015

Dark Star Brewery is to develop its own pub estate – with a target of growing it to 20 sites in the next five years.

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ETI welcomes Royal Assent for Pubs Code

27 Mar 2015

Enterprise Inns has welcomed the granting of Royal Assent for the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill yesterday, which enshrines in law the introduction of a pubs code and adjudicator.

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Bookatable shows rise in family-friendly and vegetarian dining

26 Mar 2015

Mobile bookings, vegetarian restaurants and family-friendly dining all surged in 2014 as more customers opt for convenience and choice when eating out, according to Bookatable, the online restaurant reservation service’s Quarterly Dining Trends Report


Adnams: Managed drive, disposals and at-home drinking

26 Mar 2015

Jonathan Adnams, chairman of Suffolk-based brewer and pub operator, Adnams, has told M&C Report the pub sector has to accept and adapt to the rise of drinking at home.

Natural Kitchen confirmed for Waterloo

26 Mar 2015

Natural Kitchen, the London-based deli and cafe concept, has secured a site at London’s Waterloo on the mezzanine floor within the station as the Justin Green-led company is poised for growth

PizzaExpress turns 50

26 Mar 2015

PizzaExpress will celebrate its 50th anniversary tomorrow with a competition to allow customers to design their own pizza to feature on the chain’s menus.

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Tortilla makes further key appointments

26 Mar 2015

Tortilla, the Quilvest-backed, fast-casual concept, has further strengthened its management team with the promotion of Ben Eastwood, who launched the brand in Trinity Kitchen, Leeds, to area manager for the Midlands and the North

Nourish doubles up in Leeds

26 Mar 2015

Sheffield-based healthy restaurant Nourish has secured its second site in Leeds city centre

Brighton exit not tactical, says Glendola

26 Mar 2015

Glendola, the bar and restaurant operator, has not ruled out returning to Brighton after selling the lease of its multi-venue site on Ship Street to Enterprise Inns, M&C Report has learnt

Costas Spiliadis to bring restaurant Estiatorio Milos to London

26 Mar 2015 | By Michelle Perrett

Acclaimed international chef Costas Spiliadis is to open a branch of his Greek fish restaurant Estiatorio Milos in London in June

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AlixPartners Profit Tracker Results 2015

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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.

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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

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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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