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Wahaca: Back from the brink

20 Feb 2017

Admired by fellow operators and loved by consumers, Wahaca was gearing up to celebrate 10 years of success when it was hit by a norovirus outbreak last November. Co-founder Mark Selby talks to Mark Wingett about how the group is recovering and what it has learnt along the way.

Punch is reviewing its Falcon Retail Programme

Heineken reveals plans for Punch pubs

14 Feb 2017

Heineken is to review “a number” of initiatives operating across the Punch estate – including its Falcon retail contract programme – as it seeks to “keep the best of both worlds in the newly expanded estate”, MCA has learnt.

Franco Manca to double up in Brighton

24 Feb 2017

Franco Manca is to double up in Brighton after securing a site at the city’s marina, MCA has learnt.

Telepizza acquires Pizza Blitz

24 Feb 2017

Telepizza, the largest pizza delivery company outside of the USA, has entered into a binding agreement to buy Swiss delivery brand, Pizza Blitz.

Caffè Napoli to open first UK site

24 Feb 2017

Italian coffee shop brand, Caffè Napoli has secured its first international site – in central London, MCA understands.

Newby hopes for ‘cultural change’ in tenanted sector

24 Feb 2017

Pubs Code Adjudicator Paul Newby has said he hopes to “achieve cultural change” where needed with the tenanted pub sector.

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Retailers' Retailer Awards 2017

Retailers' Retailer Awards 2017

7 March 2017 - Described as the UK’s eating and drinking-out sector’s “Oscars” and the event that is in every leading operator’s diary, this year’s Retailers’ Retailer of the Year Awards will take place on the 7th March 2017.

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Food To Go Report 2017

10 Feb 2017

Launched on the 9 February 2017, this report delivers authoritative analysis, through a combination of quantitative and qualitative research of the key issues facing the Food To Go market today.

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The latest results from the Eating Out Panel, from surveying 6,000 consumers each month through quarter 1, shows that…

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