Allplants

Allplants secures £7.4m funding

21 Sep 2018

Allplants, a UK-based vegan meal delivery start-up, has secured £7.5m investment led by Octopus Ventures.

Urban Baristas

Urban Baristas secures site five

21 Sep 2018

Urban Baristas, the Australian inspired speciality coffee shop group, has secured its fifth site, part of a plan to open five more over the next 12 months, MCA has learnt.

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Deliveroo expands business service

21 Sep 2018

Deliveroo has extended its corporate service, ‘Deliveroo for Business’, to include hotels, events, and fruit baskets and snacks.

Gentlemens-Baristas

The Gentlemen Baristas plan to double estate in 2019

21 Sep 2018

The Gentlemen Baristas are planning to double their estate next year, to 12 sites in London, before expanding outside the capital to university towns.

LATEST MARKET REPORTS

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Eating Out Market Report 2018

04 Jul 2018

The eating out sector is set to increase by £5bn in the next three years, with 1.5% growth rate in 2018. MCA’s Eating Out Market Report 2018 features 150+ pages of data and analysis on the UK eating out market, changes to the competitive landscape, the evolution of consumer trends and forecasts.

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LATEST OPERATOR ANALYSIS

Focus on Premium Casual Dining July 2018

Focus on Premium Casual Dining Brands - July 2018

The Premium Casual Dining market has grown ahead of the total Branded Restaurant market in recent years, supported by growing consumer demands for more aspiration and higher quality in food and drink, stylish and modern settings, and unique and creative storylines in menus and surroundings.

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CONSUMER INSIGHTS

MCA Eating Out Panel - Consumer Dashboard - August 2018

Consumer Dashboard - August 2018

Eating out occasions at lunch decreased in August, continuing a downward trend of Summer 2018, according to the latest data from MCA’s Eating Out Panel.  Breakfast and dinner visits saw an increase in frequency, while also growing the average spend per head per visit.  The highest ticket item, dinner, achieved the highest average spend on record in August 2018, just a penny short of the £20 mark.  Coffee shops/cafés grew their share of breakfast occasions, reaching the highest share ...

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LATEST EATING OUT PANEL

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Eating Out Panel - Q2 2018 Report

Highest participation on record but a decline in volume as consumers cautious about their spending.

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INNOVATIVE OPERATORS

MCA Concepts to watch Q2 2018

Concepts to Watch Q2 2018

Quarterly updates on the new concepts, brand developments and ideas that you need to be aware of, and which MCA’s analysts think are most relevant.

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