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The Restaurant Conference

Wednesday 18 September 2019
Marriott Grosvenor Square, London 


Leading brands, big issues and market insights

A line-up of business leaders will be discussing:
• Winning strategies in a competitive marketplace
• Key trends and opportunities
• The big issues
• Evolution after a CVA
• Disruption: Deliveroo’s plans to deliver ingredients and more
• Future leaders: the next generation of operators

The conference is also a great networking opportunity for operators, sector watchers, investors and suppliers.

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MCA Journal August 2019

August 2019

After a busy few weeks of M&A activity, Dominic Walsh looks at some of the deals going on and examines the role played by activist investors, while Graeme Smith questions whether the current rate of M&A will slow anytime soon.
There are also interviews with Stonegate, EiG and analysis of the potential £3bn deal between the two pub groups. Meanwhile, Steve Gotham visits a new look Bill’s, Georgi Gyton takes a look at Hard Rock International’s new flagship café in Piccadilly Circus, Finn Scott-Delany interviews the boss of Bleecker Burger and MCA’s sister title Food Spark investigates the trend for vending machines serving up fresh salads.

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