Fuel Juice Bars

Fuel Juice Bars appoints administrators

07 Dec 2017

Fuel Juice Bars, the Kings Park Capital-backed business, has appointed administrators, with the closure of a number of stores, MCA understands.

NewRiver pub The Bellringer Stoke

Pubs continue to benefit from value perceptions

06 Dec 2017

Pubs continue to face tough trading conditions but are benefitting from high perceptions of value for money, the latest MCA data has shown.

Luke Johnson

Johnson eyes further investment in sector

06 Dec 2017

Serial sector entrepreneur Luke Johnson has insisted he is not looking to exit the eating and drinking out market despite further diversification of his business interests.

Subway new look

Subway plan delivery trial for London

05 Dec 2017

Subway UK is planning to trial a delivery service in London in the New Year, MCA has learnt.

Ed's Easy Diner

Boparan makes changes to senior team

04 Dec 2017

Boparan Restaurant Group (BRG) has announced a number of changes to its executive board, to come into force in the coming weeks.

Gavin George of InnBrighton

Laine acquires Distinct Group

04 Dec 2017

Laine Pub Company, the Brighton and London based operator, has acquired the four-strong Distinct Group, taking to a 60-strong estate.

Rooney Anand

GK ‘not looking to exit value food’

01 Dec 2017

Greene King chief executive Rooney Anand stressed the group is adapting its strategy to address a changing market

Ralph Findlay

Marston’s: Firebrand; Accent; Millennials and pub/lodge hybrids

01 Dec 2017

Marston’s chief executive Ralph Findlay spoke to MCA on the back of yesterday’s full-year results announcement.

McMullen acquires Essex pub

11 Dec 2017

McMullen, the Hertfordshire-based brewer and pub operator, has acquired a pub in the Essex village of Great Notley, MCA understands.

Hollywood Bowl FY lfls up 3.5%

11 Dec 2017

The Hollywood Bowl Group has reported a 3.5% increase in like-for-like sales in the year to 30 September.

More news

Digital innovations in hospitality

Addressing the burning issues such as big data, GDPR, and the technology to manage costs, better forecast, drive efficiencies and encourage loyalty.



The only dedicated event for the tenanted and leased pub sector. After a transformational year, what’s next?




Latest Consumer Dashboards

MCA News & Opinion subscribers also receive the Eating Out Panel monthly Consumer Dashboard - the UK's most accurate and insightful continuous dataset on eating out trends. The analysis provides monthly tracking of consumer behaviour and perceptions.

View archive

MCA UK foodservice delivery market report 2017

UK Foodservice Delivery Market Report 2017

16 Nov 2017

Insight into the UK foodservice delivery market, the competitive landscape, consumer audiences and future outlook

View all market reports

EOP Q3 2017 report

Eating Out Panel - Q3 2017 Report

09 Nov 2017

Eating out frequency at record low after double-digit visit decrease.

Find out more

MCA's commentators and opinion makers