All ETM Group articles – Page 2

  • ETM Botanist
    News

    ​ETM reveal sales boost amid “challenging” conditions

    2019-11-28T08:11:00Z

    ETM grew sales 16.7% to £31.5m for the year ending 24 February 2019. Like-for-like sales were up 5.8% thanks to an increase in events sales, a focus on sport, and expansion. Group EBITDA rose 56.2% to £2.6m which the business said was “underpinned by sales growth, a commitment to optimising margins and leveraging head office overheads.”

  • Opinion

    How to give hospitality the personal touch

    2019-10-18T07:30:00Z

    Using machine learning and AI could deliver huge benefits to hospitality, but there are challenges. MCA and Punchh brought together marketing and IT directors to discuss how best to do it.

  • Bounce
    News

    Bounce-operator appoints PE director

    2019-08-20T07:32:00Z

    Social Entertainment Ventures (SEV), Adam Breeden’s competitive socialising company, has appointed Acropolis Capital CEO Cameron Chartouni as a director, MCA understands.

  • WW Atmosphere
    News

    ETM launches Westwood Pub and Kitchen at Westfield London

    2019-08-06T06:41:00Z

    ETM opened Westwood Pub and Kitchen at Westfield London on 3 August. The sports-themed venue, which has a 130” HD video wall constantly showing sport, will open for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week. The menu offers breakfast, burgers, pizza, pasta, sharing platters and sides.

  • RROTY growth company Sticks 'n' Sushi
    News

    Runners and riders highlight health of sector

    2019-04-17T07:18:00Z

    What sets the companies riding high in the AlixPartners Growth Company Index apart from their peers and able to continue to perform in the face of unprecedented headwinds? Graeme Smith and Craig Rachel take a closer look at the what this year’s list tells us about wider trends in the sector.

  • Sticks 'n' Sushi
    News

    AlixPartners Growth Company Index 2019 Top 50

    2019-04-17T06:54:00Z

    This year saw MCA once again team up with AlixPartners to identify the fastest growing companies in the UK eating and drinking out sector. The following is the top 50 in full.

  • Analysis & Insight

    Opportunities despite knocks

    2019-01-21T08:16:00Z

    The next 12 months will be another tough year for the UK’s eating and drinking-out sector, and the gulf between great operators and the rest will widen. However, with 2018 proving there were still opportunities to grow and secure investment, AlixPartners’ Graeme Smith considers the outlook for 2019.

  • News

    UKH announces operations managers awards

    2018-10-16T08:19:00Z

    Operations managers at ETM, Admiral Taverns, Mitchells & Butlers and Star Pubs & Bars were among the winners of UKHospitality’s annual awards, which were announced last night.

  • ETM Botanist
    News

    New head of recruitment and retention at ETM Group

    2018-09-05T08:34:00Z

    ETM Group has appointed Rachel Masing as its new head of recruitment and retention.

  • MCA Journal July 2018
    News

    July 2018

    2018-08-03T10:24:00Z

    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.

  • ETM Botanist
    Opinion

    The changing tale of ETM

    2018-07-17T08:40:00Z

    Georgi Gyton spoke to the winners of The Evolution Award at this year’s Retailers’ Retailer of the Year Awards – ETM Group – about what prompted a change of strategy 18 months ago

  • News

    UKH Ops Managers Awards finalists revealed

    2018-07-03T08:21:00Z

    UKHospitality has announced the finalists in the 2018 Operations Managers Awards (formerly ALMR Ops Managers Awards).

  • Ed and Tom Martin ETM
    News

    ETM to open London Bridge venue in 2019

    2018-06-19T08:39:00Z

    ETM Group is to open a bar, restaurant and sports lounge, called Redwood, at London Bridge next year, as part of the £1bn redevelopment of the station. The two-storey pub, which will take its estate to 16, will be open for all-day trade, and is set to be located adjacent ...

  • Bel & The Dragon exterior
    News

    Fuller’s acquires Bel & The Dragon

    2018-06-08T07:04:00Z

    Fuller’s has acquired the six-strong Bel & The Dragon business in deal valued at £18.5m

  • Ed and Tom Martin ETM
    News

    ETM secures £10m funding package

    2018-04-16T08:06:00Z

    ETM, the London-based pub and restaurant operator, has secured a £10m funding package from HSBC, which will allow the group to accelerate its growth plans.

  • Opinion

    Perhaps they are on to something

    2018-04-03T08:27:00Z

    Unsolicited bids for the Azzurri Group, a tenanted pub sector rife with M&A speculation and an acquisitive BrewDog, sector consolidation is back on the agenda, and not just for those looking to pick up the fallout from the current round of Company Voluntary Arrangements

  • News

    ETM confirms Maple launch

    2018-03-20T08:29:00Z

    The ETM Group has confirmed the launch of new concept, Maple, at Westfield London, as first revealed by MCA in November.

  • The winners of RROTY 2018
    News

    Schlee named Retailers’ Retailer of the Year

    2018-03-08T08:34:00Z

    Pret A Manger chief executive Clive Schlee has been voted by his peers as the stand-out individual in the UK’s eating and drinking-out sector.

  • News

    Imbiba plans three Growth Fund investments per year

    2018-02-13T08:30:00Z

    Imbiba is looking to make two to three investments a year through its £50m Growth Fund.

  • Ole & Steen
    News

    Turner joins Ole & Steen board

    2018-02-12T07:48:00Z

    Graham Turner, the former chief executive of Tragus, has joined the board of Danish bakery and café chain Ole & Steen, MCA understands.