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Wahaca appoints new MD

17 Jul 2017

Wahaca has appointed Mark Turner, formerly of Camden Brewery and Innocent Drinks, as its new managing director

Rosa's Thai exterior

Rosa’s appoints Adair as MD

17 Jul 2017

Rosa’s has appointed Gavin Adair, formerly of Wahaca, as its new managing director, ahead of its next stage of development

Griff and Ed Brown of Friska Foods

YFM acquires stake in Friska; Hill to chair

16 Jul 2017

Friska is set for further expansion after securing £3m of growth capital from YFM Equity Partners  

Maison Blanc

Former Maison Blanc estate split up

14 Jul 2017

Patisserie Holdings and Soho Coffee have acquired sites from the former Maison Blanc estate

Byron Canary Wharf

Byron appoints new COO

14 Jul 2017

Bryon has appointed Nick Young, former chief executive of Aubaine, as its new chief operating officer

FY EBITDA up 10.1% at Hawthorn

20 Jul 2017

Hawthorn Leisure saw group EBITDA increase 10.1% to £9m in the year to 25 December 2016

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The UK Pub Market Report 2017

19 Jun 2017

The UK Pub Market Report 2017 is our biggest and best report yet, exploring the competitive landscape and future predictions for the pub market. It provides you with 260 pages packed with critical insight and valuable analysis.

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Eating Out Panel - Q1 2017 Report

Eating Out Panel - Q1 2017 Report

17 May 2017

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