Luminar chief executive Peter Marks has called on the Government to give clarity to the industry over e-cigarettes.
Brunning & Price has opened its latest pub, the White Hart in Chobham.
The M&C20 slightly outperformed the market this week, rising 0.6% vs the All-Share’s 0.1% rise. The wider market was held back by financial stocks and a sharp downward move by the food retailers following Tesco’s numbers on Wednesday
SSP is expected to report H1 EBIT up 25%, according to leading analyst Jamie Rollo, of Morgan Stanley. He said that when SSP reveals its results on 21 May it will show strong margin growth offsetting fairly weak organic sales. He said this, plus the recent flurry of contract wins, should continue to support the shares, despite their relatively high valuation.
Late-night sector veteran Cymon Eckel is to open a second outlet for his restaurant/bar/office space hybrid concept, Forge & Co, M&C Report has learnt.
Jim Johnstone, the managing director Dunkin’ Brands UK & Ireland, has told M&C Report that he is keen to expand the company’s relationship with Welcome Break.
Proto Restaurant Group, which operates a collection of restaurants in Worthing, West Sussex, has opened a Greek restaurant called The Fat Greek Taverna
Vegetarian restaurant Ethos is looking to secure its second site in central London by the end of the year after initial performance far exceeded expectations
Leading analyst Jamie Rollo at Morgan Stanley says he expects like-for-like sales growth at Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) to have slowed to 1% when it reports its H1 results in 21 May. He warned that M&B will need to deliver a much stronger performance in the next six months to meet full-year targets.
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.
Andrew Guy has been in the business for more than 30 years and knows it inside out. Mark Wingett finds out what it takes to succeed in a sector that is becoming tougher in which to make your mark.
The Hungarian capital of Budapest is home to a fusion of home-grown concepts and big names from the international eating and drinking-out market. James Hacon, of Elliotts, reports on the new concepts and innovations at play within the city’s bustling hospitality scene.
This month our street-food spotlight shines on the mighty duck – rich, gamey and exceptionally versatile in the hands of one of London’s top chefs. Street Feast organiser Adam Layton waxes lyrical on the feathered miracle:
Seasoned investors who were once wary of unproven concepts are now beginning to take a chance on new ideas. Here David Roberts of Olswang gives his top tips for getting the funding required to get a new concept off the ground
When Danny Breithaupt was appointed chief executive of The Restaurant Group last year, he set out his vision to double the size of the company and find the right strategy for each of the company’s brands. Dominic Walsh talks to him about the potential to roll out new concepts, the public perception of TRG and how he handles competition from young upstarts such as Five Guys.
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