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CMA - Heineken remedy 'might be acceptable'

27 Jun 2017

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), which is considering Heineken’s proposals to sell pubs in certain areas to preserve competition, has suggested the remedy “might be acceptable”.


FY lfls up 8.2% at Wagamama

26 Jun 2017

Wagamama saw turnover for the year to 23 April 2017 increase 15.8% to £266.1m on the back of its continued expansion

Tommi's Burger Joint eyes 25-30 UK sites

28 Jun 2017

Tommi’s Burger Joint, the Iceland founded better burger restaurant concept, plans to open 25-30 sites in the UK, with 60-70% in the greater London area and the rest in major cities, MCA has learnt.

Brunning & Price takes former Jamie's site

28 Jun 2017

Brunning & Price, The Restaurant Group-owned pub operator, has taken on the former Jamie’s Italian site in Cheltenham.

El Mexicana lines up 5 new sites

28 Jun 2017

El Mexicana, the fast-­casual Mexican franchise restaurant group, has strengthened its pipeline with five new sites lined up, MCA has learnt.

Industry champion Grogan delighted to back

28 Jun 2017

The former chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group (APPBG) John Grogan MP will be taking an interest in beer and pub industry issues following his re-election after a seven-year break.

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