Downing’s investment in the licensed sector has risen to c£70m as it secured a further £6m for its partnership with Oakman Inns.
Ping Pong plans to open a further two sites in London before the end of the year after describing the last 12 months as transformational for the company
Luminar’s chief financial officer Russell Margerrison told M&C Report that its performance in the first 12 weeks of the year proves that students have not abandoned mid-week nights out.
Brewhouse and Kitchen, the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) backed venture, plans to open a further nine sites over the next 18 months
PoundPub, the North West-based ‘no frills’ pub concept, has signed a deal with Carlsberg which will allow it to screen BT Sport in all its outlets, M&C Report has learnt.
Premium ramen noodle restaurant chain Ippudo has confirmed its second UK site will open at Canary Wharf this summer as part of European expansion plans for the brand
Fuller’s has secured a pub in London’s Earl’s Court from Faucet Inns for an undisclosed sum
Pubs and restaurants risk losing out in the 2017 rating revaluation as the Uniform Business Rate (UBR) is likely to be set at 50p in the pound, a property advisor has warned.
White Brasseries, the Mark Derry-led and Brasserie Bar Co-owned pub group, has lined up a further two sites for its growing estate
AlixPartners Profit Tracker Results 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.
The bill containing the pubs code received Royal Assent last week but that is far from the end of the story. Mike Berry looks at what could happen next.
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.
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.
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.
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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