Georgi joined MCA as deputy editor in 2017 and has written extensively about all areas of the eating and drinking out sector. She has previously held senior roles at People Management and Event at Haymarket Media Group. Prior to that she spent seven years at William Reed, beginning her career at British Baker, before moving across to Meat Trades Journal and GlobalMeatNews.com.
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Deliveroo’s founder and chief executive Will Shu has said his message to shareholders and the wider investor community is “it is on me to prove the long-term value of this company”.
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If the pandemic has highlighted anything, it is that human beings crave contact. Those everyday interactions mean so much and have been sorely missed over the past 12 months. So it felt like counter-intuitive for a hospitality brand to move away from human contact with its customers altogether, towards a purely digital experience.
The strength of the tied model has been validated during the pandemic thanks to the support that pubcos have been able to provide to their tenants, according to Clive Chesser, chief executive of Punch Pubs.
Adventure Bar Group expects “a large part” of its future pipeline to be outside London, co-founder Tobias Jackson has told MCA.
Pub staff will be asked to check drinkers’ phones to prove that they registered with the NHS Test and Trace app, when hospitality venues reopen on Monday (12 April), the Telegraph has reported.