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    News

    Papa John’s appoints new supply chain director

    2019-09-18T07:28:00Z

    Papa John’s UK has appointed former Pizza Hut procurement manager Robert Taylor as its new supply chain director.

  • Holly Addison
    Opinion

    What makes a Tuesday Purple?

    2019-09-18T07:27:00Z

    Hospitality and retail are two of the sectors that offer the least positive and accessible experiences for disabled customers. Holly Addison, head of hospitality, travel and consumer digital at executive recruitment firm Odgers Berndtson, calls on the sector to make commit to change as part of Purple Tuesday.

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    Opinion

    Costs: the great balancing act

    2019-09-18T07:26:00Z

    Increasing costs are a fact of life for businesses and those that take a proactive approach often reap the rewards. Everyone is trying to control and, if possible, reduce business costs and protect margins, however, as Steve Braude and Julia Windsor at AlixPartners argue, more could be done to strike the right balance between making savings and damaging guest experience.

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    News

    Benito’s Hat undergoes CVA

    2019-09-18T07:25:00Z

    Benito’s Hat operator Pico’s Ltd has entered into a Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) after suffering cashflow problems.

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    News

    JKS plans Bao and Hoppers double opening in Kings Cross

    2019-09-18T07:25:00Z

    JKS Restaurants is planning to open a new Bao and Hoppers in Kings Cross, MCA understands.

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    News

    YO! launches Pan Asian inspired Kitchen concept

    2019-09-18T07:25:00Z

    YO! has opened its first full-service restaurant, YO! Kitchen, in Westfield White City, as it continues to redefine itself beyond its original core sushi offering.

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    News

    Punch and Biff’s team up on vegan offering

    2019-09-17T14:56:00Z

    Vegan fast food operator Biff’s has partnered with pub operator Punch, in a deal that will see its burgers and wings included on menus across the group’s nationwide portfolio.

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    News

    Epic Pub Co calls in administrators

    2019-09-17T07:28:00Z

    Epic Pub Company, the Rufus Hall-chaired operator, has appointed administrators, MCA understands.

  • Roger Whiteside, chief executive, Greggs
    News

    Greggs tops Brand Health index

    2019-09-17T07:28:00Z

    Greggs has been named the number eating out brand in YouGov’s Brand Health Index.

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    News

    Whelans expands to 10 with new Star Pubs site

    2019-09-17T07:28:00Z

    South east pub operator Whelans has grown its estate to 10 sites, with the addition of its latest site through Star Pubs & Bars, and has plans to double its footprint.