All G1 Group articles – Page 3

  • News

    G1 appoints new ops director


    G1 Group, the Scottish leisure operator led by Stefan King, has appointed Mike Horan, formerly of Ha Ha Bar & Grill and The Living Room, as its new operations director, M&C Report has learnt.

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    BrewDog plans global presence, eyes US launch


    BrewDog has set its sights on ramping up its international presence over the next 12 months, including opening its first location in the US

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    BrewDog appoints new managing director


    David McDowall has left G1 Group to become managing director of BrewDog Bars

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    Giraffe to further consolidate London estate


    Giraffe, the Tesco-owned restaurant concept, is planning to further consolidate its London estate, including exploring the sale of its original site in Hampstead

  • News

    Publican Awards 2015 finalists announced


    The pub companies shortlisted in the Publican Awards 2015 have been announced.

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    Big10 doubles up


    Big10, a pub company established by former head of development at Le Pain Quotidien, Nathan Rivers, has acquired its second Kent site as part of plans to grow an estate of 10 country pubs across the county, M&C Report has learnt

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    G1 buys five sites, FY EBITDA grows 5.5%


    Scottish hospitality operator G1 Group has announced that it has bought five new restaurants - and said acquisition activity is ‘picking up’ - as it reported a 5.5% rise in EBITDA to £17.2m in the year to 31 March 2014

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    G1 launches café concept


    G1 Group, the Scottish leisure operator led by Stefan King, is launching a new café concept in Perth within a cinema foyer called City Café Perth, M&C Report has learnt

  • News

    G1 to open restaurant and brasserie-style bar


    G1 Group, the Scottish pub operator led by Stefan King, is opening a restaurant and brasserie style bar in Perth

  • News

    Hawthorn Leisure buys 88 R&L pubs


    Hawthorn Leisure, the pub group set up with the acquisition of 275 pubs from Greene King, has announced the acquisition of 88 tenanted and leased public houses from R&L, the pub portfolio former operated by property tycoon Robert Tchenguiz

  • Opinion

    Unveiling the sector’s star performers


    Paul Hemming at Zolfo Cooper discusses the trends in this year’s Profit Tracker and looks to the future

  • News

    Iona to launch franchise model


    Iona Pub Partnership, the tenanted arm of Scottish leisure operator G1 Group, is putting together a franchise model for part of its estate in a bid to “be more creative” in the way it operates its site

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    Beds and Bars names first retail training manager


    Beds and Bars, the bars-meets-hostels operator, has appointed Luke Knowles, son of chief executive Keith Knowles who has previously worked for companies including Novus, to the new role of retail training manager

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    Giraffe to open training academy


    Giraffe, the Tesco-owned family dining chain, is to open a dedicated training academy called G1 in late October on the site of its first restaurant in Hampstead, north London

  • News

    G1 buys tenanted vehicle outright


    The move is revealed in G1’s full year results that show full-year operating profit - including its tenanted subsidiary - grew 18.6% to £10.4m. Turnover increased 11.2% to £66m and EBITDA was £16.3m

  • News

    Publican Awards winners revealed


  • News

    G1 to open craft ale bar & restaurant


    G1 Group, the Scottish leisure operator led by Stefan King, is to open a new craft ale bar and restaurant and bar in St Andrew’s this spring called Forgan’s. The site in Market Street will feature a craft ale bar, restaurant, cookery classes, live music and wine club. It will ...

  • Opinion

    A win-win partnership?


    Further relaxation of gambling laws could make casinos an even…