All Burger King articles – Page 6

  • News

    Tim Lowther appointed general manager at CKE Restaurants


    Restaurant industry stalwart Tim Lowther has been appointed to head up Europe and the Russian Federation for CKE Restaurants as general manager.

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    Hospitality sector welcomes government’s launch of Sector Deal for Tourism


    The hospitality sector has welcomed the launch of the government’s Sector Deal for Tourism, which will see the sector prioritised and recognised as a key driver of future economic growth and job creation.

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    Nez discovery app raises £2m funding


    Nez, a London-based food and drink discovery app, has raised £2m in funding, with investors including Burger King UK chairman Martin Robinson.

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    Burger King appoints Lunson Mitchenall to source new sites


    Burger King UK has appointed Lunson Mitchenall to help push forward its acquisition strategy, with the brand looking to open at least 30 new outlets a years over the next three years, it has been reported.

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    Analysis & Insight

    We need to talk about lunch…


    Is the lunch occasion losing some of its specialness? With the average number of lunches eaten out on the decline, MCA’s market insight director Steve Gotham delves into some of the data to see what trends could be impacting the numbers.

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    Impossible Foods raises further $300m


    Impossible Foods, which makes a meat-free plant-based burger, has raised a further $300m in the latest round of funding ahead of a possible initial public offering.

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    Bun fight


    Competition in the premium burger space is at an all-time high. Some are concentrating on getting the basics right, while others are expanding menus with novelty items. Restaurant Magazine’s Joe Lutrario investigates

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    Analysis & Insight

    Burger battleground in Covent Garden


    MCA market insight director Steve Gotham examines the fierce competition for the patty pound in one of London’s busiest markets and asks whether Covent Garden can be viewed as a microcosm of the wider market.

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    Burger King UK opening a site a week


    Burger King UK chief executive Alasdair Murdoch has told MCA that the brand has taken “strides in the right direction” during his first year as chief executive of the Bridgepoint-backed group.

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    Dodo Pizza opens third UK site, in Walsall


    Dodo Pizza, the Russian quick service brand, has opened its third UK site, in Walsall, MCA understands.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Mark out of ten: Peely Peely Appealing


    In his latest column for MCA, Mark McCulloch – the brand and marketing guru behind Supersonic Inc – considers McDonald’s Peely Peely TV campaign, as the fast food operator slowly ditches their most famous game-paign and goes more McDigital.

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    Dodo Pizza hires Sweeney to lead UK development


    Dodo Pizza, the Russian c450 strong brand, has hired David Sweeney, formerly of Burger King, Papa John’s, to lead its development in the UK, MCA has learnt. 

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    Analysis & Insight

    Burger King – Still in McDonald’s shadow?


    Eighteen months after Bridgepoint acquired the UK master franchise rights for Burger King, how is the brand performing in its long-fought rivalry with McDonald’s? MCA market insight director, Steve Gotham, looks at what consumer data can tell us.

  • News

    Impossible Foods seeks fresh investment


    Impossible Foods, the US imitation meat company, is looking to raise fresh funding to increase its production capacity, after striking a distribution deal with fast-food chain Burger King.

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    Analysis & Insight

    What’s vision got to do with it?


    Scooping the headline honour at last week’s Retailers’ Retailer of the Year awards, Jane Holbrook talked about her vision during her tenure at Wagamama to make it the best employer in the sector. On the back of this, MCA market insight director, Steve Gotham, delves into the art of creating a vision statement and how leading brands across the sector have expressed theirs.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Family friendly winners unveiled


    By 2045 one in seven UK residents will be over the age of 75, with the inevitable impact on the spread of generations being catered for by the hospitality sector. MCA’s market insight director, Steve Gotham, looks at which operators are best placed to appeal to a multi-generational family.

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    Mark out of 10: KFC


    Mark McCulloch – the brand and marketing guru behind Supersonic Inc – gives his latest take on a marketing campaign by a prominent operator. Today he looks at KFC’s offer to open 300 of its kitchens up to customers, issued via a sponsored tweet.

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    Analysts corner: Hargreaves Lansdown on Just Eat


    Three months after it dropped out of the FTSE 100, Just Eat is due to re-join it. Hargreaves Lansdown gives its thoughts in its readmission.

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    Mark Out of 10: What’s the beef?


    Mark McCulloch – the brand and marketing guru behind Supersonic Inc – gives his latest take on a marketing campaign by a prominent operator. Today, he looks at how Burger King capitalised on McDonald’s loss of its Big Mac trademark with a campaign, mocking up a Big Mac-inspired menu. Is BK’s bare-faced cheek to be admired or should the company be more focussed on promoting its own USP?

  • News

    Just Eat delivers 500 millionth UK order


    Just Eat has announced that it has achieved its 500 millionth UK order.