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    News

    Jamie’s Italian calls in administrators

    2019-05-21T10:48:00Z

    Jamie Oliver Restaurant Group has confirmed it has appointed KPMG as administrators of its Jamie’s Italian business in the UK.

  • Beer
    News

    Rate of decline for wet-led pubs slows

    2019-05-21T07:30:00Z

    The long-term clear out of unsustainable wet-let pubs and bars appears to be nearing its end – in part reflecting the recent success of compelling premium drinks offers and getting the balance right with food, the latest market snapshot from CGA and AlixPartners indicates.

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    News

    Deltic’s new concept could be rolled out further

    2019-05-21T07:12:00Z

    Deltic Group chief executive, Peter Marks, has told MCA that the group’s new concept Eden could be rolled out further if it proves successful at the former Tiger Tiger sites.

  • deliveroo
    Opinion

    Amazon gives Deliveroo 'capital and kudos'

    2019-05-21T07:10:00Z

    Does Amazon’s $575m lead investment in Deliveroo represent more than just capital? MCA’s Finn Scott-Delany looks at the potential synergies of the partnership, and the implications for restaurant brands. With commentary from MCA’s Steve Gotham, CGA’s Karl Chessell and YFood’s Nadia El Hadery.

  • Staff
    Opinion

    Sector cannot stomach further minimum wage hikes

    2019-05-20T07:35:00Z

    Significant increases to the National Minimum Wage (NMW) and National Living Wage (NLW) could have a devasting effect on the sector, those in the industry have argued.

  • Deliveroo rider
    Opinion

    Amazon/Deliveroo: 'The race is now on'

    2019-05-20T07:32:00Z

    Amazon’s re-entry into the food delivery market, leading a fresh round of investment in Deliveroo, piqued the interest of many in the industry. MCA news editor Finn Scott-Delany discusses what the move mean for the key players in the space, and prospects for consolidation.

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    News

    Most consumers expect to reduce spend on eating out

    2019-05-20T07:32:00Z

    Eating out is cited as one of the top three areas to spend less on by four of the six age brackets monitored by PwC’s latest consumer sentiment survey.

  • Nightclub
    News

    'Only 7% of Gen Z regularly goes clubbing'

    2019-05-21T07:31:00Z

    Just 7% of Generation Z (18-24-year-olds) regularly go to clubs, compared to 30% of millennials (25-34s), according to research by digital start-up BLACKBX. Meanwhile 46% of Generation Z consumers said they had a local pub, compared to 85% of millennials. The survey of 2,000 people found 38% only ...

  • News

    Laura's London launches Seedrs campaign to fund café roll out

    2019-05-21T07:31:00Z

    Premium cake and catering studio Laura’s London has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, to help kick-start a roll-out of cafes.

  • Bambusa-Lunch
    Opinion

    Rohit Chugh on new concept Bambusa

    2019-05-21T07:30:00Z

    Rohit Chugh, former managing director of The Cinnamon Club and the founder of Roti Chai in Marylebone, has moved into the fast casual sector with the opening of his third London restaurant Bambusa. He speaks to BigHospitality’s James McAllister.