Allan Harper

Burning Night to launch high-end destination bar concept

12 Dec 2017

Burning Night Group, the Leeds based operator, is working on a multimillion-pound destination bar concept with fashion designer Tiziano Mazzilli, MCA has learnt.


Bird secret survey lays bare delivery shortcomings

08 Dec 2017

BIRD, the fried chicken restaurant concept, commissioned a survey into consumer experiences of its food via home delivery, which co-founder Paul Hemings said laid bare the issues with the fast-growing segment, MCA can reveal.

Zizzi counter at Sainsbury's Balham store

Zizzi partners with Sainsbury’s to offer pizza-to-go

08 Dec 2017

Azzurri Group chief executive Steve Holmes has told MCA he would be keen to expand the partnership between Zizzi and Sainsbury’s if the pilot proves a success.


Abokado 'swallows pill' with store closures

08 Dec 2017

Lilley: disposals put Abokado in stronger position coming into 2018

Fuel Juice Bars

Fuel Juice Bars appoints administrators

07 Dec 2017

Fuel Juice Bars, the Kings Park Capital-backed business, has appointed administrators, with the closure of a number of stores, MCA understands.

Subway new look

Subway plan delivery trial for London

05 Dec 2017

Subway UK is planning to trial a delivery service in London in the New Year, MCA has learnt.

Red Mist breaks charity record for 2017

15 Dec 2017

Red Mist Leisure has announced a new charity record – having raised nearly £30,500 in 2017 for several national and local charities.

Daisy Green secures OakNorth funding

15 Dec 2017

The Daisy Green Collection is set for further expansion after securing a new debt finance deal worth £3.4m through OakNorth

Fulham Shore warns of “challenging market”

15 Dec 2017

Fulham Shore has reported revenue up 41% to £27.5m for the six months to September, with headline EBITDA increasing from £3.8m last year to £4.5m.

Buff & Bear Saloons site the Dolphin in Newbury

Turner secures second Buff & Bear site

14 Dec 2017

Former Geronimo Inns managing director, Ed Turner, has secured a second site for his Buff & Bear Saloons business, for an opening in the Spring.

Domino’s secures new £350m facility

14 Dec 2017

Domino’s has secured a new £350m revolving credit facility through a syndicate of seven banks and proposed increasing its stake in Domino’s Iceland.

Deliveroo seeking head of rider engagement

14 Dec 2017

Deliveroo is looking to improve the working experience of its riders in order to “positively impact retention”

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