Grand Pacific

LV gears up to launch Grand Pacific concept

23 Feb 2017

Living Ventures is gearing up to launch its first new concept in a number of years, with the opening of Grand Pacific


Deltic appoints group FD

21 Feb 2017

Late-night operator the Deltic Group has promoted current head of finance Alex Millington to group finance director.

Fever Group to open fourth Bierkeller in Maidstone

17 Feb 2017

Fever Group, the late-night bar and club operator, is to open its fourth Bierkeller site, in Maidstone.

Revolution to open de Cuba in Birmingham

16 Feb 2017

Revolution Bars Group has submitted plans to open a Revolucion de Cuba in Birmingham.

Jones replaces Barlow at Deltic

16 Feb 2017

Late-night operator the Deltic Group has appointed Tim Jones as its new head of IT.

Deltic to open two more Bar & Beyonds

10 Feb 2017

Deltic Group is to open two more Bar & Beyond sites in the next month, and plans to accelerate the rollout of the brand in 2017, MCA has learnt.

Novus appoints new CFO

09 Feb 2017

Novus Leisure, the premium bar and restaurant operator, has appointed Sharon Badelek as its new chief financial officer

Revolution CFO steps down after six months

08 Feb 2017

Revolution Bars Group has announced the resignation of chief financial officer Chris Chambers after six months in the role.

Pacha set for expansion after securing new investment

03 Feb 2017

Pacha Group, operator of the iconic eponymous Ibiza super club, is set for further expansion after securing new investment

Deltic raises £27,500 for charity

03 Feb 2017

The Deltic Group, the UK’s largest operator of late night bars and clubs, has raised more than £27,500 for its charity partner the Echo Trust

Duncan and Charlie of Inception Group

Inception eyes a bright future

21 Oct 2016

The Inception Group has made a name for itself with its colourful approach to bars and restaurants, but its latest venture sees a more grown-up approach to healthy eating. Co-founder Charlie Gilkes talks to James Wallin about how all operators need to put the emphasis on experience


Competitive socialising

19 Sep 2016

Living in a culture in which people are constantly afraid of missing out, consumers are demanding experiences that deviate from the mainstream. Can the sector evolve to meet this demand for more experiential events and in the process underpin a renaissance in the UK’s late-night sector?

Eclectic Bar Group Sakura Reading

He’s Eclectic

15 Jul 2016

Last year the future looked bleak for listed late-night operator Eclectic Bar Group as it suffered a slump in sales from its core student market. But with the involvement of Luke Johnson came an unexpected new direction, a restructure and a resultant upturn in sales. Lee Nicolson – the recently appointed managing director of Eclectic – talks to James Wallin about partying, ping pong and piers.

Peter Marks of Luminar

Bringing late nights back to life

17 Dec 2015

Since rescuing the country’s largest nightclub operator from administration four years ago, Peter Marks has sets about re-establishing its position at the heart of the late-night sector. With a new identity, new brands and a reinvested, reinvigorated estate, what does the future hold for the Deltic Group? James Wallin finds out

Be At One

Sector snapshot: Complement don’t compete

07 Oct 2015

Steve Locke, co-founder of leading cocktail bar operator Be At One, gives his seven reasons why bar operators, and his own company in particular, remain best placed to take advantage of the growing cocktail sector

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