All Flaming Grill articles – Page 3

  • Mike Tye
    Analysis & Insight

    Spirit in the Tye


    As Mike Tye nears the end of his time at Spirit Pub Company, Phil Mellows finds out about what he’s achieved, his hopes for the merger with Greene King and his chances of playing more golf

  • Mike Tye

    Tye reflects on implications of GK/Spirit deal


    Spirit Pub Company chief executive Mike Tye has said he expects to see consolidation of brands when Greene King completes its takeover.

  • Rooney Anand

    GK/Spirit deal could spark more consolidation


    Should Greene King’s acquisition of Spirit Pub Company be approved by the Competition & Markets Authority next week, it is likely to create “a new league of two” in the pub sector.

  • Spirit

    Spirit H1 managed lfls up 1.5%


    Spirit Pub Company has reported a 1.5% increase in like-for-like sales across its managed division, with net sales up 4.5% and EBITDA up by 6% to £59.8m

  • Alistair Darby

    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

  • The Slug and Lettuce interior

    Wilton swaps Spirit for Stonegate


    Kate Wilton has stepped down from Spirit Pub Company to join Stonegate Pub Company as its new operations director

  • Byrons
    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.

  • Rooney Anand

    Anand says Spirit is 'transformational deal'


    Greene King CEO Rooney Anand has not ruled out further acquisitions despite the brewer reaching agreement this morning on its £773m takeover of Spirit Pub Company.

  • Hungry Horse
    Analysis & Insight

    ​Pub value brands capturing ‘hard pressed family’ vote


    Spirit’s Flaming Grill and Fayre & Square concepts, plus Greene King’s Hungry Horse and Whitbread’s Brewer’s Fayre, all feature in the top 10 brands that are most exposed to the capturing custom from “hard pressed families

  • Mike Tye

    Spirit looking at new builds and unlicensed premises as part of growth plan


    Spirit Pub Company chief executive Mike Tye has said the company is in the market to acquire unlicensed premises and new builds as part of its growth strategy.

  • Flaming Grill from Spirit

    Spirit to move up value chain


    The launch of Spirit Pub Company’s new concept Golden Oak Inns will move its estate up the value chain

  • News

    Spirit FY managed lfls up 4.4%


    Spirit Pub Company has this morning reported a 4.4% increase in like-for-like sales across its managed division for the 53 weeks to 23 August 2014

  • Greene King logo

    Spirit set to recommend revised Greene King offer


    Spirit Pub Company has announced that it is willing to recommend a revised takeover offer from Greene King of approximately 109.5p, which values the company at £723.5m

  • Flaming Grill from Spirit

    Deal of the decade?


    What lies behind Greene King’s approach for Spirit Pub Company, what complications does it bring and what does it tell us about the current state of the pub market? John Harrington speaks to the experts

  • Flaming Grill from Spirit

    Flaming Grill gives 30% off... to red heads


    Spirit Pub Company’s Flaming Grill brand is offering 30% off food for people with red hair for one day only to mark Prince Harry’s 30th birthday on Monday (15 September)

  • News

    Jack upgrades Spirit PBT forecast


    Leading analyst Douglas Jack has upgraded his full-year pre-tax profit forecast by 3% for Spirit Pub Company following its trading update this morning that exceeded his expectations

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    Jack: Momentum strong at Spirit


    A leading analyst said he expects tougher LFL comps (Q4: 4.1% / Q1-3: 0.7%) for Spirit Pub Company, which should reduce LFL sales to c.2% in Q4

  • News

    Spirit introduces Flaming Grill food van


    The van, called Blaze, will serve burgers, hot dogs, kebabs, and steak sandwiches and will be hoping to introduce customers to Flaming Grill pub sites around the county

  • Spirit logo

    Jack: Spirit shares are 'arguably undervalued'


    Leading analyst Douglas Jack has said Spirit Pub Company’s shares are “arguably undervalued” following its Q3 update yesterday

  • Cricketers pub, Spirit

    Spirit Q3 managed lfls rise 6%


    Spirit Pub Company has reported a 6% rise in like-for-like sales in its managed estate in the 12 weeks to 24 May, with like-for-like net income in the leased arm accelerating to 5.3%