All Franco Manca articles – Page 8

  • Opinion

    Pecking order: Can CHIK'N become the next Nando's?


    “We want to be the next Nando’s” is a refrain that is probably been heard more than we care too mention at MCA. Many concepts incorporating many styles and cuisines have stated that as their goal, but with the burger and pizza categories well served in potential contenders, is it ...

  • Franco Manca exterior

    Not missing a trick


    Franco Manca translates as “Franco’s missing”, but under the careful watch of industry veteran David Page, you could hardly accuse the pizza concept from passing up any chances to stay ahead of the category it has been shaking up since its launch in 2008. Mark Wingett takes a look at the winner of the Best Concept Award at this year’s Retailers’ Retailer of the Year Awards and parent company Fulham Shore.

  • Deliveroo Editions

    Shu hails Deliveroo Editions as future of food delivery


    Deliveroo chief executive Will Shu has hailed his newly announced platform Deliveroo Editions as the future of food delivery and the most exciting development since he founded the company.

  • News

    ​Fulham Shore expects FY results to be in line


    Fulham Shore expects to report full year results in line with market expectations for the 12 months to 26 March 2017

  • News

    NRB names Top 50 food & drink players


    Living Ventures received a special award as part of the Northern Restaurant & Bar show’s Top Fifty power list 2017.

  • News

    The Real Greek builds pipeline


    The Real Greek has lined up two further openings this year, including its first in a Debenhams

  • Opinion

    On another page


    Andy McCue’s first update as chief executive of The Restaurant Group last week was brutally honest in assessing where the business now finds itself and in highlighting the speed of its decline. The question is will he and the company get time to right those wrongs and are the group’s future prospects and that of rival the Casual Dining Group now linked? Mark Wingett reports.

  • David Campbell collecting the Retailers Retailer of the Year award

    Wagamama’s Campbell named Retailers’ Retailer


    David Campbell, the driving force behind the resurgence of Wagamama, has been singled out by his peers as the stand-out individual in the UK’s eating and drinking-out market.

  • Franco Manca exterior

    Franco Manca builds pipeline


    Franco Manca, the Fulham Shore-owned chain, which last night won the Best Concept Award at the Retailers’ Retailer Awards 2017, has lined up a further seven locations, as it looks to push through the 40-site mark and beyond.

  • News

    Franco Manca to double up in Brighton


    Franco Manca is to double up in Brighton after securing a site at the city’s marina, MCA has learnt.

  • Steve, Leigh and Rhys - Be At One

    Be At One sales process begins


    The sales process for Be At One, the Piper-backed bar chain, has begun, with the 31-strong business valued at up to c£60m. AlixPartners has been appointed to oversee the process, which officially began last week with an information memorandum sent out to respective banks and investors. Be At ...

  • Analysis & Insight

    Outlet growth set to slow in 2017


    The latest MCA data has shown outlet growth across the eating out sector is set to slow over the next 12 months.

  • News

    Fulham Shore to make double Bournemouth opening


    Fulham Shore, the David Page-led, list-group, is to make a double opening in Bournemouth later this year

  • News

    Franco Manca appoints people director


    Franco Manca has appointed Gillian Lambden, formerly of Itsu, as its first people director

  • Some of the winners of RROTY 2016 awards

    ​Retailers’ Retailer of the Year Awards 2017 finalists announced


    The finalists for this year’s Retailers’ Retailer of the Year Awards (RROTY) have been revealed

  • News

    Page: Putney Beach has raised over £2m


    David Page has told MCA that his new private investment vehicle Putney Beach has now raised over £2m

  • News

    New Mediterranean concept to launch on Victoria pub site


    A new Mediterranean restaurant & bar concept is to be launched at the site of the Greyhound pub, close to London’s Victoria Station.

  • Mobile apps at eating out brands

    Marginal calls, big decisions


    A new year finds the UK’s eating and drinking-out sector coming under pressure from a number of different angles, but as sure as day follows night, a challenge for one business is an opportunity for another as the sector enters a period of significant change

  • News

    Franco Manca set for Canary Wharf


    Franco Manca, the Fulham Shore-owned pizza chain, has lined up an opening in Canary Wharf for this spring

  • Simon Longbottom

    Operator predictions for 2017


    MCA talks to leading operators across the sector about their predictions for 2017, including challenges, opportunities and the concepts to watch over the next 12 months.