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Dedicated to marketers in the eating and drinking out industry, the MCA Marketing Conference is a full-day annual event bringing together marketing experts from the 'giants' of the foodservice industry, as well as exciting emerging brands, to discuss innovative marketing ideas and the opportunities in the sector.


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MCA runs an annual programme of industry-leading events, providing those working in the eating and drinking out sector with business critical insight and thought-leadership.
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LATEST MARKET REPORTS

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UK Restaurant Market Report 2018

19 Sep 2018

The UK Restaurant Market Report 2018 from MCA offers a complete overview of the restaurant industry, with insight into the latest developments in branded, independent and fine dining restaurants, as well as comparatives in pubs and fast food.

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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 - September 2018

Consumer Dashboard - September 2018

Eating out participation fell to 92.3% in September 2018 and average occasions per head per month declined at lunch and dinner. Lunch frequency has fallen to the lowest level on record but breakfast achieved the highest share of meal visits on record. The coffee shop/café channel has performed impressively relative to last year, now the third most popular channel at lunch, overtaking sandwich retailers, and remains the most popular for breakfast.

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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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MCA's COMMENTATORS AND OPINION MAKERS