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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UKHospitality has warned that businesses will not be able to survive and contribute the rebuilding of the economy unless further support is given.
Pubs and restaurants should not reopen until May, researchers from Imperial College London and the universities of Edinburgh and Warwick have recommended.
Indochinese restaurant operator Banana Tree has found that growth in delivery sales during the pandemic has increased five-fold outside the capital, director Anne Chow told MCA.
The hospitality sector is expected to see some of the slowest rates of post-Covid recovery, according to the latest EY Regional Economic Forecast.
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.
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).