All Costa articles – Page 8

  • Alison Brittain

    What next for Whitbread?


    Dominic Walsh looks at what the future is likely to hold for Whitbread following the sale of Costa to Coca-Cola. He asks whether Pure is being lined up to repeat Costa’s success story and where the deal leaves Premier Inn, as well as speculating on whether this marks the beginning of the end for Whitbread as a corporate entity, and how many tears would be shed over its demise.

  • Costa's Chatty Cafe

    Analysts corner: Morgan Stanley on Whitbread


    Following the news last week that Whitbread is to sell Costa Coffee to Coca-Cola, leading analyst Jamie Rollo from Morgan Stanley asks what’s next for Whitbread, now the focus has shifted to Premier Inn?

  • Costa exterior

    Analysts corner: Goodbody and HL on Costa Coffee


    Following the news that Whitbread has agreed to sell Costa Coffee to The Coca-Cola Company for £3.9bn in cash, Hargreaves Lansdown and Goodbody give their views on this landmark deal, which saw shares rise 18.4% in early trading

  • Costa's Chatty Cafe

    Whitbread sells Costa to Coca-Cola for £3.9bn


    Whitbread has agreed to sell Costa Coffee to Coca-Cola for £3.9bn, a stock market update revealed this morning.

  • CrepeAffaire

    Crepeaffaire appoints Kerslake as MD


    Crepeaffaire, which earlier this year secured a £2m investment from the Business Growth Fund (BGF), has appointed Allen Kerslake, formerly of Costa and Pret A Manger, as its new managing director, MCA has learnt.

  • Oliver Vaulkhard

    Vaulkhard Group exits Sheffield sites to focus on north east


    Vaulkhard Group has divested its two Sheffield sites, as it looks to focus on growing the business within its north east homeland, MCA has learnt.

  • Macellaio

    Macellaio RC confirms sixth site, eyes one more in London


    Macellaio RC founder Roberto Costa plans one more restaurant under his core premium Italian brand in London before will look at regional expansion.

  • Coffee market
    Analysis & Insight

    Value of coffee shop market expected to hit £4.1bn this year


    The value of the coffee shop market is expected to grow by 6.5% this year, to reach a value of £, according to MCA’s Eating Out Market Report 2018.

  • Itsu exterior

    Itsu trials paperless receipts


    Itsu, the Julian Metcalfe-led, food-to-go chain, is launching a trial of paperless receipts across all of its UK stores

  • Costa's Chatty Cafe

    Costa rolls out Chatty Café scheme


    Costa Coffee has announced it will be rolling out a Chatty Café scheme across 300 of its stores in the UK.

  • PizzaExpress exterior

    Jones steps down from PizzaExpress


    Mark Jones is to step down as property director at PizzaExpress, the Hony Capital-backed chain, after over six years with the company, MCA understands.

  • Triple Two Coffee

    Triple Two Coffee outlines expansion plans


    Triple Two Coffee, the café franchise, is seeking rapid growth on the high street, shopping centres and retail parks as it seeks to reach 200 stores by 2021, MCA has learnt.

  • Triple Two Coffee

    Triple Two Coffee lines up two more sites, aims for 35


    Triple Two Coffee, the Swindon-based franchise, has lined up two new sites, in Croydon and Cirencester, part of a plan to reach 25-35 sites in 2018, MCA has learnt.

  • The Restaurant Group

    Boyers joins TRG


    Brett Boyers, who stepped down from Boparan Restaurant Group earlier this year, has joined The Restaurant Group

  • Caffe Nero interior

    Analysts corner: Goodbody on Marston’s, Caffè Nero and Costa Coffee


    Performance within Marston’s Destination & Premium estate was ‘somewhat disappointing’, according to leading analysts at Goodbody, whereas Caffè Nero’s strong revenue growth is giving Whitbread’s Costa Coffee some cause for concern

  • Costa Coffee

    Costa trails new loyalty scheme


    Costa Coffee is trialling a new loyalty scheme in partnership with mobile payment provider Flux.

  • Jim Attwood

    Attwood appointed Coco di Mama MD


    Coco di Mama, the Azzurri Group-backed, quick-service Italian concept, has appointed Jim Attwood, formerly of Costa, as its new managing director, MCA has learnt.

  • Brewers Fayre logo

    Whitbread to cut 250 jobs across pub-restaurants


    Whitbread has confirmed that its £250m cost-cutting programme will include the loss of 250 staff across its Beefeater and Brewers Fayre brands.

  • Costa exterior

    Analysts corner: Hargreaves Lansdown on Whitbread


    Overall sales may be up at Whitbread, but Costa Coffee saw a 2% dip in like-for-likes for the first quarter of 2018. Hargreaves Lansdown’s Laith Khalaf and Nicholas Hyett suggest the coffee chain is suffering from a case of the high street blues, and that a spin off might be the best thing for it

  • Costa exterior

    Whitbread f&b lfls down 1.9% in Q1


    Whitbread has this morning reported food & beverage sales across the business down 1.9% on a like-for-like basis for its first quarter with Costa UK like-for-like sales down 2%