All Burger King articles – Page 19

  • News

    La Tagliatella in UK debut talks


    La Tagliatella, the Italian restaurant brand owned by AmRest, the largest independent restaurant operator in Central and Eastern Europe with 700 sites, is believed to be in talks on its first site in the UK

  • Parliament

    Tesco CEO calls for obesity law


    Philip Clarke, chief executive of Tesco, has told the Government to bring in a law to tackle obesity and that legislation might be required to “level the playing field” with restaurants, takeaways, cinemas and other retailers

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    EAT appoints new FD


    EAT, the Lyceum Capital-backed chain, has appointed Strahan Wilson, formerly of Burger King, as its new finance director, M&C Report understands

  • News

    JW Lees: guest beer option 'disastrous'


    The introduction of a mandatory guest beer option for pub tenants could be “disastrous” and “endanger the viability” of mid-sized brewers while reducing choice behind the bar, JW Lees has told the Government

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    ​​​Burger King signs on another five


    Burger King UK and its franchisees Karali, KFG and CPL Foods have acquired five further sites across the UK

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    Sector brands dominate High St happiness list


    Leading eating and drinking-out sector operators have dominated the top 10 of the latest High Street Happiness Survey, which looks into the levels of customer satisfaction being provided by the UK’s top high street brands

  • Leon

    Leon: Offer better than ever


    Leon has said that its offer is “better than ever” and that its recent opening in More London is the closest it has yet come to achieving its dream of creating “fast food as it might be in heaven”

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    Analysis & Insight

    Beers, burgers and London buses…


    Like any crowded market place there is a greater need for branded operators to differentiate themselves and raise their heads above the proverbial parapet to be seen. In the opinion of Stephen Evans, development director at Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK), three clear markets have now emerged

  • Leon

    Leon appoints new FD


    Leon has appointed James Morris, who formerly had stints at Harry Ramsden’s and Fishworks, as its new finance director

  • News

    Former Bay Restaurant CEO returns with new venture


    Paul Symonds, the former chief executive of Bay Restaurants and Laurel Pub Company, has started a new pub venture called Willow House Inns, M&C Report has learnt

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    Europe drives Q3 growth at Burger King


    Burger King has reported a 0.9% rise in global comparable sales in its third quarter, driven by positive comparable sales growth in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)

  • Parliament

    Pressure rises on health debate


    The Government continues to put its trust in the Responsibility Deal amid rising pressure from health campaigners and the Labour Party to take legislative action. What future for the partnership approach, asks John Harrington

  • Weekend Press

    Weekend press round-up, 26-27 October


    Company results and news£1bn sale on menu at Pizza ExpressThe owner of the restaurant empire behind Pizza Express is finalising plans for a £1bn sale or float.The private equity backer of Gondola Holdings, which also owns the Zizzi and Ask restaurant chains, are expected to appoint an investment bank in ...

  • News

    Leon secures Holborn site


    Leon has secured a site in London’s Holborn for an opening before the end of the year, as part of plans to double the size of its 12-strong estate

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    Analysis & Insight

    Undervalued and unloved


    With Wagamama gearing up to open its first site in the US, and only its fourth in total, since it made its debut in the States in 2007, Stefan Chomka asks why haven’t more UK chains broken America?

  • News

    Investors target food operators at c£30m auction


    Commercial property investors showed a particular appetite for food outlets at the Acuitus October auction, which saw a total of £29.08m of assets being sold

  • News

    Operators sign up for transport hub developments


    A number of operators including Leon, Castle Rock Brewery and Flat White, are amongst seven new brands that are set to sign up to open as part of the new food & beverage mix at East Midlands Airport

  • Weekend Press

    Weekend press round-up, 5-6 October


    Company results and news Gondola places large order for PizzaExpress in ChinaThe company that owns PizzaExpress is in talks with potential partners in Beijing as it seeks to step up the pace of its international expansion.Gondola Group, which is controlled by Cinven, the private equity firm, has 11 PizzaExpress outlets ...

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    Franchising “now a boom industry”


    Franchising is “now a boom industry” and competition to partner “McDonald’s or KFC is ferocious”, with franchisees of the former operator able to achieve profits of £200k a year, writes the Evening Standard

  • News

    AmRest eyes UK debut


    AmRest, the largest independent restaurant operator in Central and Eastern Europe with 700 sites, is looking to make its UK debut under the Italian restaurant brand La Tagliatella, M&C Report has learnt