Costa’s like-for-like sales grew 2% in the UK for the year to 2 March but there were signs of slowing spend on the high street in Q4.
Westgate Oxford has confirmed more operators for its £440m development, which will open in October.
Hotcha, the Chinese takeaway operator, is to open its first site in London this year as part of five further openings for 2017, MCA has learnt.
The Alchemist, the Palatine Private Equity-backed cocktail bar and restaurant concept, has secured its 10th site, in Chester.
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Branded South East Asian market to exceed value of £260 million in 2017, driven by Thai cuisine