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
Tesco has launched the trial of a further in-store food-to-go concession with a third party in London
Moto Hospitality, the motorway service area operator, has completed a refinancing deal.
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, the highly-regarded, gourmet concept founded by Laura Pabon and Paul Goodale, is extending its Crowdcube campaign, M&C Report understands.
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
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, 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
Comedian and TV star Russell Brand has opened his first cafe in Hackney, east London.
Leading analyst Mark Brumby at Langton Capital looks at why JD Wetherspoon has spent another £325,000 today buying back its own shares.
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.
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
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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