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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Loungers sees further opportunities to boost its trade in the evenings, particularly when it comes to drinks sales, chief executive Nick Collins has told MCA.
Both Liberum and Peel Hunt have upwardly revised their full year estimates for Loungers, following the AIM-listed business’ positive interim statement yesterday (4 December).
The Deltic Group saw a 4.7% hit to like-for-likes for the full year to 23 February 2019, in what it described as a “tough year for the company”.
Harts Group has closed its Pastorcito site at Mercato Metropolitano, in Elephant and Castle, in order to focus on its existing restaurants.
Black Sheep Coffee is planning to open three more sites before the end of the year, as it expands across the UK.
Goodbody has said it retains its “cautious view” on Marston’s in terms of investment due to the fact it has endured an extended period of muted like-for-like growth, it said in a note following Marston’s preliminary full-year results update on Wednesday (27 November).
Mitchells & Butlers shares are due a “pause for breath” believes analyst Berenberg.
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Eating out frequency rose across all day parts in October 2019 compared to the same period last year, from 92.4% to 92.7%, according to MCA’s latest Consumer Dashboard.