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    News

    Costa franchise eyes expansion

    2020-10-23T06:50:00Z

    A Costa Coffee franchise based in the North of England has announced plans to expand after securing a substantial financing facility from HSBC.

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    Costa launches ‘post-coronavirus’ store

    2020-08-28T06:55:00Z

    Costa has launched its debut ‘post-coronavirus’ store on London’s Argyll Street.

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    News

    Tootoomoo partners with Soar Group for franchising

    2020-07-27T11:39:00Z

    Pan-Asian concept Tootoomoo has signed a franchise agreement with Costa Coffee and Pizza Hut operator Soar Group, with the first opening taking place in North-West London later this year.

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    Sector sees first week of dine-in reopenings

    2020-07-10T11:46:00Z

    KFC, Pizza Hut, Nando’s and Costa are among the latest operators to reopen some sites for eat-in this week. Whilst in pubs and bars, Brewhouse & Kitchen, Inception Group and The New World Trading Company all announced reopening plans.

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    Costa reopens 44 sites for eat-in

    2020-07-10T07:17:00Z

    Costa has reopened 44 of its UK stores this week for eat-in.

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    News

    Elliott Advisors eyes CDG

    2020-07-07T07:19:00Z

    American hedge fund Elliott Advisers is among investors vying to take over Casual Dining Group (CDG), Sky News reports.

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    Comptoir Libanais, Fuel Juice Bars and D&D London latest in sector reopenings

    2020-06-19T07:05:00Z

    Comptoir Libanais, Fuel Juice Bars and D&D London are among the latest operators to reopen sites for delivery and takeaway this week.

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    ​Costa plans big reopening

    2020-06-18T07:39:00Z

    Costa Coffee will reopen over 1,100 sites by the end of June, with “heightened safety measures in place for extra reassurance”. Each outlet will feature PPE, hand sanitiser stations and contactless payments. Perspex screens have been installed at counters, with designated pick-up points for delivery and mobile order collections. Two-meter floor signs have been placed inside and outside the stores to reflect current social distancing guidelines.

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    Operators announce next wave of reopenings

    2020-06-05T11:14:00Z

    Dishoom and Crussh are among the latest operators to open their doors this week, whilst the reopening programmes of Loungers, Turtle Bay, Franco Manca and more have started to pick up momentum. Of the larger to-go operators, KFC, McDonald’s and Costa have reached reopening milestones this week, whilst Greggs announced a significant acceleration in its reopening plans.

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    Sector sees another week of reopenings

    2020-05-22T11:55:00Z

    MCA rounds up the latest reopenings in the hospitality sector. 

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    Costa to reopen all drive-thru’s next week

    2020-05-22T07:16:00Z

    Costa is set to reopen all of its drive-thru stores by the end of next week

  • Domino’s
    Opinion

    Dominic Walsh: Rent, Landlords, and Wild Times at Dominos

    2020-05-15T07:29:00Z

    For years, Domino’s Pizza was a cash machine for all involved. Management notched up some serious bonuses and incentives by delivering the goods year after year, while long-standing shareholders such as Nigel Wray and Colin Halpern, who is also the group’s vice chairman, coined it as the share price rose inexorably. Also happy were the franchisees, many of whom went from pizza maker to millionaire entrepreneur in as long as long as it took to establish their new shop – not a lengthy process in those days.

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    News

    Costa opens next tranche of stores

    2020-05-15T07:26:00Z

    Costa Coffee is opening an additional 31 drive-through and 15 takeaway sites today, after receiving “great feedback” from our store team members and customers.

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    Operators continue to reopen for takeaway and delivery

    2020-05-11T14:52:00Z

    Starbucks, Subway, Chipotle, Caffe Nero and Loungers are among the latest operators to reopen sites for delivery and takeaway services this week.

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    Restaurants relaunch delivery options

    2020-05-04T12:04:00Z

    Bone Daddies, Meatliquor and The Coconut Tree are among the latest restaurant operators to reopen select sites on a takeaway only basis.

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    Costa reopens select sites

    2020-04-23T07:46:00Z

    Costa Coffee has become the latest operator to announce it will be reopening select sites for takeaway services.

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    News

    Paul to replace Wild at Domino’s

    2020-03-31T08:05:00Z

    Former Costa CEO Dominic Paul will replace David Wild as Domino’s chief executive next month.

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    News

    Deliveroo, Leon, Yard Sale Pizza and Pizza Punks lead the way on NHS fundraisers

    2020-03-30T11:41:00Z

    Over the weekend, operators including Deliveroo, Leon Yard Sale Pizza and Pizza Punks launched fundraising campaigns to support NHS staff and frontline workers. 

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    News

    Costa, Domino’s and Pizza Hut mass-distribute to key workers and the vulnerable

    2020-03-26T17:04:00Z

    Costa, Dominos and Pizza Hut have all launched initiatives to deliver free food and drink to key workers and vulnerable communities.

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    News

    JDW accused of abandoning staff

    2020-03-24T18:52:00Z

    JD Wetherspoon has been accused of abandoning its 43,000 staff after boss Tim Martin insisted the chain could not afford to pay them during the coronavirus crisis until the company was reimbursed for their wages by the government.