All Burger King articles – Page 7

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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?

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    Just Eat delivers 500 millionth UK order


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

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    Welcome Break: the focus is on brands and new technology


    UK consumers are “wedded to brands” when it comes to food to go in travel hub locations, John Diviney, CEO at Welcome Break told delegates.

  • Analysis & Insight

    Going Global: Enter the dragon


    In the latest in his series of Going Global columns for MCA, international franchising expert Jasper Reid looks at the prospects for eating-out brands targeting the Chinese market.

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    Waxing lyrical about new GK boss


    Yesterday saw the long-awaited revelation of who will replace Rooney Anand as chief executive of Greene King, with Merlin’s Nick Mackenzie set to join as chief executive in May. James Wallin looks at Mackenzie’s background, gauges initial reaction to his appointment and asks what will be at the top of his in-tray.

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    GK announces Rooney Anand’s successor


    Nick Mackenzie, of Merlin Entertainments, is to succeed Rooney Anand as chief executive of Greene King.

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    Hancock’s signs on sixth site of 2018


    Hancock’s, the American Kitchen & Bar concept, has secured a seventh site, with an opening due at the St James Centre in Dover early next year.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Study claims restaurant and pub dishes unhealthier than fast food


    A study by the British Medical Journal has suggested food served in pub and restaurant chains is unhealthier than that of fast-food chains.

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    Urban Fresh signs up for Lakeside Triangle


    Urban Fresh, the two-strong burger and fries concept, is opening a third site, in Doncaster’s Lakeside Triangle development.

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    Eagle Eye expands into QSR with Burger King contract


    Eagle Eye, the digital loyalty company, has signed a three-year deal with the Bridgepoint-backed Burger King UK – its first quick service restaurant (QSR) customer.

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    Bigfoot Pub Co takes on new Laine's pub


    Bigfoot Pub Co, the Brighton based craft beer pub operator, has taken on another site, The Hampton Arms, MCA has learnt.

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    Jollibee eyes Manchester, Liverpool and Birmingham next


    Jollibee, the Filipino fast food chain, will launch sites in Manchester, Liverpool and Birmingham following its UK debut in Earl’s Court last week.

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    IMM secures £10m to expand Jamie’s Pizzeria in India


    IMM, the operator of the Jamie Oliver restaurant chain in India, has secured £10m in its second round of fundraising.

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    Jollibee eyes 25 UK restaurants


    Jollibee Foods, the Philippines’ fast-food group which is opening its debut site in Earl’s Court, has said it plans to open 25 restaurants in the UK within five years

  • Budget 2018

    Industry coalition calls on Chancellor for action


    UKHospitality and a coalition of hospitality businesses have written to Chancellor Philip Hammond to call for targeted support in this month’s Budget that will protect the economic contribution made by the sector.

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    Q&A with Simon Smith, SSP


    MCA talks to Simon Smith, chief executive of SSP UK & Ireland, about partnerships, the evolution of the travel hub market and developing new concepts

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    Inside track: I’ll get my Cote


    A buried paragraph at the end of a story on GBK facing a CVA, suggested that Cote was exploring a possible merger and had held early talks about a tie-up with a listed company. Mark Wingett looks at what listed company would be a good fit for the French restaurant chain. He also explores what went wrong at GBK and why Gaucho’s new owners have swapped Meakin for Martin (Williams)

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    Gehlan steps down as Smashburger UK MD


    Tracy Gehlan has stepped down as managing director of Smashburger UK, the better burger brand, MCA understands.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Fast food giants squeezed by contemporary brands


    The dominance of the big three fast food brands is being gradually eroded, the latest data from MCA has shown.

  • MCA Journal July 2018

    July 2018


    The July 2018 digital edition of the MCA journal is now available. It includes key insights from MCA’s annual UK Pub Market Report, interviews with Alasdair Murdoch, chief executive of Burger King UK, The Coaching Inn Group founder Kevin Charity, and co-founder of Pieminister, Jon Simon. It also includes profiles on Retailer’s Retail of the Year award winner ETM Group, and MCA Introduces… Hawskmoor Edinburgh.