Operator analysis

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    Brand Analysis

    Focus on Small Pub Companies - June 2019

    2019-07-01T10:17:00Z

    Smaller pubcos displaying caution in expansion, as distinctive premium-led operations fuel growth.  This piece focuses on smaller pub companies with between 5 and 100 outlets.

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    Brand Analysis

    Profitability Analysis at Leading Restaurant Companies - May 2019

    2019-05-31T13:33:00Z

    Operating profit margins have seen decline among the leading restaurant groups, but the blame cannot lie solely with external market pressures and groups must exercise resilience and evolve. This analysis looks at reported operating profit across the leading restaurant companies and provides insights into the shape of the sector and the reasons behind this.

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    Brand Analysis

    Focus On UK Burger Operators - April 2019

    2019-04-12T14:13:00Z

    Dessert parlour brands are rapidly growing across the UK, satisfying several current consumer trends and benefitting from internal mechanic advantages around franchise operations and low operational costs. This analysis piece explores the Top 10 brands by outlets, growth drivers of dessert parlours and marketing tools that are enabling customer engagement and increasing brand awareness.

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    Brand Analysis

    Selected & Emerging Pizza-focused Chains - March 2019

    2019-03-26T10:07:00Z

    The last decade has seen the eruption of artisanal pizza offerings, tapping into market and consumer trends around authenticity, affordable quality and personalisation. The following analysis piece takes a closer look at 22 selected operators with between 2 and 10 outlets at December 2018, and provides insights around growth, the development of the UK Pizza market and the innovation and experimentation that is reinvigorating the pizza scene.

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    Brand Analysis

    Focus on Dessert Parlour Brands - February 2019

    2019-02-26T11:20:00Z

    Dessert parlour brands are rapidly growing across the UK, satisfying several current consumer trends and benefitting from internal mechanic advantages around franchise operations and low operational costs. This analysis piece explores the Top 10 brands by outlets, growth drivers of dessert parlours and marketing tools that are enabling customer engagement and increasing brand awareness.

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    Brand Analysis

    Casual Dining Brand Growth Analysis and Forecast 2016 - 2019

    2019-02-11T09:48:00Z

    Both traditional and contemporary fast food segments growing amidst branded restaurant and pub/bar restaurant decline. Growth from the leading casual dining brands is being led by fast food, with both brands in traditional and contemporary fast food set to see segment growth in 2019. Fast food operators often benefit from using franchise models and smaller format stores, equating to more risk-adverse site additions. Fast food also benefits from being a lower ticket eating out occasion, hit less by the tightened purse strings of cost-conscious consumers.

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    Brand Analysis

    Top 25 Branded Restaurant Promotional Offers - December 2018

    2018-12-21T11:20:00Z

    Modest increase in promotional activity this Christmas as restaurant chains fight for footfall.

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    Brand Analysis

    Focus on Garden Centre Foodservice - November 2018

    2018-12-10T11:55:00Z

    The analysis piece takes an in-depth look into food & beverage sales at the UK’s Top 10 garden centre chains, growth in outlets and turnover, and how food and beverage offers can drive footfall, dwell time and consumer loyalty.

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    Brand Analysis

    Focus on Healthier Eating Chains - October 2018

    2018-10-29T13:41:00Z

    Healthier eating is a mega trend that has been disrupting the UK Eating Out market. The analysis highlights key statistics on UK healthier eating chains and developments within the channel, alongside providing an insight into how other channels are adapting to consumer demand for healthier options, and innovative developments in the healthier eating space around convenience and technology.

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    Brand Analysis

    Focus on Premium Casual Dining Brands - July 2018

    2018-08-02T16:44:00Z

    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.