All Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) articles – Page 6

  • Analysis & Insight

    The song remains the same


    Slowing like-for-like sales, a heated property market, the continuing impact of the NLW and the growing importance/influence of delivery meant the UK’s eating and drinking-out sector was already facing a challenging period before the uncertainty caused by the EU referendum decision

  • News

    Hospitality industry ignored and ‘undermined’ by Government


    The leaders of some of the UK’s largest hospitality firms have criticised the Government for continually ‘undermining’ and undervaluing the industry

  • Analysis & Insight

    A different class?


    A lack of quality sites for growth and expansion is sadly the restaurant industry’s Achilles heel. A shortage of supply, together with increasing rent and premiums, means that even those with ample funds and considerable appetite are finding it increasingly difficult to achieve returns for investors; and this problem is only likely to amplify as more operators join the bun fight, argues consultant Stephen Evans

  • News

    GBK strengthens management team


    GBK has strengthened its management team with the appointment of a new operations director and marketing director

  • Opinion

    Big Apple targets small details


    Sector leaders took the opportunity to visit New York with MCA and Restaurant to see what’s hot in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Mark Wingett reports

  • News

    Byng swaps Itsu for Franco Manca


    Franco Manca has further strengthened its operational team, with the appointment of Tom Byng as its new head of property

  • News

    Akhtar swaps GBK for Franco Manca


    Javed Akhtar has stepped down as operations director of Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) after nearly five years in the role to take up the same position at the Franco Manca

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    Capricorn appoints advisors to explore options for GBK


    Capricorn Ventures, the backer of Nando’s, has appointed advisors to explore options for its premium burger chain, Gourmet Burger Kitchen

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    GBK signs for Beverley shopping centre


    Gourmet Burger Kitchen is to open a unit on the Flemingate shopping centre in Beverley, East Yorkshire.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Five Guys ranked most popular fast food chain


    Five Guys, the US burger concept, which launched in the UK in 2013, has been ranked the UK’s most popular fast food chain

  • News

    500 burgers claimed in six seconds in GBK birthday promotion


    Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) has seen more than 10,000 downloads of its Flypay app in three days.

  • News

    ​Restaurant Property and CBRE appointed joint agents for Angel Central


    Restaurant Property and CBRE have been appointed joint agents on Islington retail and leisure destination Angel Central.

  • RROTY winners 2015

    Retailers’ Retailer of the Year Awards 2016 finalists announced


    The finalists for next year’s Retailers’ Retailer of the Year Awards (RROTY) have been revealed, with the Bridgepoint-backed Azzurri Group leading the list of nominees, closely followed by Wagamama

  • Dynamo

    Dynamo eyes expansion


    The founder of Putney’s cycle-geared café/restaurant Dynamo says he is looking to establish the brand throughout London’s cycling community

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    Nando’s could double in size in the UK


    Nando’s, the Capricorn Ventures-backed group, believes it can eventually double its current c350-strong estate in the UK

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    GBK denies sale process speculation


    GBK, the Capricorn Ventures-backed chain, has denied speculation that it is at an early stage of reviewing its options regarding its future ownership

  • News

    Grillstock builds pipeline


    Grillstock, the fledgling barbecue concept, has continued to strengthen its pipeline of openings for 2016, by lining up openings in Cardiff, Exeter and Reading

  • The Stable Southampton

    Seven confirmed for Southampton


    Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK), Costa, Nando’s, The Stable, Mettricks, Neighbourhood and Tapas Barcelona have all been confirmed for the line-up at Southampton’s Arts Complex 

  • Opinion

    The grill seeker


    In the face of competition, Gourmet Burger Kitchen, the original better burger concept could have become the forgotten man of the sector. But chief executive Alasdair Murdoch and his team have refreshed the company and are ready to push on. Mark Wingett reports

  • News

    New Antipodean-style café/cycling concept to launch


    Dynamo, a new Antipodean-style café, restaurant and cycling shop concept is set to launch next year in London