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M&B lfls up 1.8%

21 Sep 2017

Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has this morning reported that its like-for-like sales for the 51 weeks to 16 September were up 1.8%

Jonathan Neame

FY turnover up 11.7% at Shep Neame

20 Sep 2017

Shepherd Neame has this morning reported an 11.7% increase in turnover to £156.2m in the year to 24 June 2017

Paul Hopper

HOP secures £750k for two new City sites

15 Sep 2017

HOP, the Vietnamese grab and go concept, has secured £750,000 in private fundraising for its next two sites. 

Chris Hill NWTC

NWTC to launch new concept in Bristol

15 Sep 2017

New World Trading Company (NWTC) is to launch a new concept after securing a site Bristol

Comptoir Libanais

Comptoir sees improvement in trading

15 Sep 2017

The Comptoir Group has this morning reported seeing a noticeable improvement in trading during the last few months

Tim Martin at the Pub Conference

JDW FY lfls up 4%

15 Sep 2017

JD Wetherspoon has reported like-for-like sales up 4% for the 53 weeks to 30 July, with total sales up 4.1% to £1.7bn.

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Stonegate acquires Sports Bar & Grill

14 Sep 2017

Stonegate Pub Company has acquired Bar Holdings – the company behind Sports Bar & Grill.

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Deliveroo secures new investment

24 Sep 2017

Deliveroo has raised $385m (£285m) in a new round of funding, valuing the UK start-up at just over $2bn

EAT to make overseas debut/to launch in Debenhams

22 Sep 2017

EAT, the Lyceum Capital-backed chain, is to make its international debut later this year, with an opening at Madrid Airport, Spain

Greggs CEO makes healthy eating call

22 Sep 2017

Greggs chief executive Roger Whiteside has encouraged consumers to eat fewer sausage rolls – despite it being the largest retailer of the product in the UK.

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