All Crown Carveries articles – Page 2

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    M&B: Key priorities, brand extensions and M&C growth


    M&C talks to new M&B chief executive Phil Urban about his priorities for turning the business around.

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    M&B FY lfls up 0.8%


    Mitchells & Butlers has reported like-for-like sales up 0.8% for the year to 26 September with revenue up 6.6% to £2.1bn.

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    Who is winning the battle for consumer loyalty?


    Consumers taking part in this month’s M&C Allegra Foodservice’s research programme, the Eating Out Panel, have rated Côte top for both quality and freshness. The results also show pubs and fast food operators challenging the restaurant sector in a number of areas. M&C director of insight, Steve Gotham, explains what the responses can tell us about the eating out market.

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    French: Chance for Urban to stamp authority on M&B


    Leading analyst Simon French, of Cenkos, has said new Mitchells & Butlers chief executive Phil Urban has the “chance to stamp his authority on the lacklustre M&B”.

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    M&B launches sport-tied discount app


    Mitchells & Butlers is introducing Eagle Eye Solutions Green Card payment app to give sports fans discounts on food and drinks during major sporting events

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    Analysis & Insight

    Toby Carvery only brand to grow NPS and revisit scores


    The latest Pub Brand Monitor has shown Toby Carvery as the only major chain to increase net promoter score and grow revisit scores at both lunch and dinner in Q2 2015.

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    Cloud on the horizon of sector’s sunny outlook


    Against a positive backdrop of economic stability, growing demand for eating out options and increasing interest from investors, why aren’t sector like-for-likes keeping pace. Peter Hansen, founder of Sapient Corporate Finance gives his view.

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    Analysis & Insight

    JDW top pub brand for consumer awareness


    JD Wetherspoon is leading the pub market in terms of consumer awareness, consideration and usage, according to M&C Allegra Foodservice’s Q1 2015 Pub Brand Monitor.

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    ​McDonald’s and Nando’s lead on social media engagement


    Nando’s, McDonald’s and Domino’s lead the way when it comes to social media engagement in the UK’s eating and drinking-out sector,

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    M&B: Trading, strength of branding, breakfasts, new Sizzling format


    M&C Report talks to Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) chief executive Alistair Darby

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    M&B to launch new concept


    M&B is to launch a new concept which will be a combined and evolved version of its Crown Carveries and Sizzling Pub formats called Sizzling Pizza, Pubs & Carvery

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    Ready to bloom


    Alistair Darby has had a solid second year at the helm of Mitchells & Butlers (M&B), but with a significant acquisition to integrate and like-for-like sales momentum to build he knows that expectations will be even higher for the coming 12 months. Mark Wingett reports

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    Analysis & Insight

    Byron and Browns named most satisfying brands


    Byron and Browns have been named the most satisfying eating-out brands and Five Guys the best quality in CGA Peach’s BrandTrack survey.

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    Redwood swaps GK for M&B


    Tom Redwood has stepped down as operations director at Greene King to become retail director of the Heartland division at M&B

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    French: TRG and M&B should merge


    Leading analyst Simon French has proposed the merger of The Restaurant Group Plc (TRG) with Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) to create the UK’s pre-eminent eating and drinking out group sayingTRG has earned the opportunity at creating something bigger

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    Analysis & Insight

    Operators use 'exit' food items to grow margins


    Operators are continuing to offer very competitive price points for entry level dishes but are charging significantly more for their most expensive ‘exit’ food items, according to the Menu & Food Trends report from Allegra Foodservice

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    M&B: Trading, remodelling programme, people and practices


    M C Report takes a closer look at the first half update from Mitchells Butlers (M B) and looks at how there is still large regional variations in performance, its food and drink innovation, expansion plans, the impact of its remodelling programme and its investment in its ...

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    Horses for courses, venues for menus


    A three course meal at a pub now costs – on average – just £1.99 less than a three course meal at a restaurant (£18.67 vs £20.66), according to Horizons’ latest Menurama survey. Rob Willock explores the dynamic of price points in pubs versus restaurants, particularly as the lines between the two continue to blur with the rise of hybrid concepts

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    Former Bramwell director McGregor joins M&B


    Helen McGregor, formerly regional director of operations in the south at Bramwell Pub Company, has joined Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) as a retail director

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    Crown Carveries extends its offer


    Crown Carveries pubs have extended their classic roast dinner offer to incorporate traditional pub dishes