All ETM Group articles – Page 2

  • ETM Botanist

    ​ETM reveal sales boost amid “challenging” conditions


    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


    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

    Bounce-operator appoints PE director


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

  • WW Atmosphere

    ETM launches Westwood Pub and Kitchen at Westfield London


    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

    Runners and riders highlight health of sector


    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

    AlixPartners Growth Company Index 2019 Top 50


    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


    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


    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

    New head of recruitment and retention at ETM Group


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

  • 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.

  • ETM Botanist

    The changing tale of ETM


    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


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

  • Ed and Tom Martin ETM

    ETM to open London Bridge venue in 2019


    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

    Fuller’s acquires Bel & The Dragon


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

  • Ed and Tom Martin ETM

    ETM secures £10m funding package


    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


    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


    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

    Schlee named Retailers’ Retailer of the Year


    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


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

  • Ole & Steen

    Turner joins Ole & Steen board


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