All MCA Insight articles in July 2013 – Page 10

  • News

    M&B set for 'strong trading update'

    2013-07-19T16:02:00Z

    Leading analyst Simon French has reiterated his Sell recommendation and 301p Target Price for Mitchells & Butlers, although he anticipated a “strong trading update”

  • News

    French: weather to lift Marston's

    2013-07-19T16:02:00Z

    The recent good weather is likely to benefit Marston’s at its Q3 interim management statement on Thursday, according to leading sector analyst Simon French

  • News

    Gusto Pronto goes fourth

    2013-07-19T16:02:00Z

    Pub operator Gusto Pronto is to open a fourth site in Suffolk

  • News

    Trishna and Noma founders to launch new venture

    2013-07-19T16:02:00Z

    Karam Sethi, the founder of Michelin-starred Trishna in Marylebone, is collaborating with Noma co-founder Claus Meyer to open an Indian restaurant in Copenhagen

  • News

    Gov’t to focus on takeaway and restaurant chains

    2013-07-19T16:02:00Z

    The Government has said that “takeaways and very popular restaurant chains” are what it particularly needs to focus on when it comes to widening the Responsibility Deal

  • News

    French: Fuller’s managed lfls to have accelerated

    2013-07-19T16:02:00Z

    A leading analyst has said that he expects Fuller’s LFL sales growth in managed pubs to have accelerated from 7% to c10%

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    Opinion

    Plenty of gain with Spain

    2013-07-19T15:39:00Z

    Simon Wilkinson, chief executive of La Tasca, on Spanish food’s rising popularity in the UK, the importance of strong relationships, and why we need to big up the hospitality industry, plus what the future holds for the chain

  • Interviews

    Friday five-minute interview

    2013-07-19T15:39:00Z

    M&C Report talks to Tom Davies, chief executive of Henley-based pub operator Brakspear, about his best investment, his best business decision and the best piece of advice he’s ever received

  • News

    Enterprise threatened with code accreditation removal

    2013-07-19T15:36:13.213Z

    Enterprise Inns has been threatened with the removal of accreditation for its code of practice after CEO Ted Tuppen revealed confidential information from arbitration cases

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    News

    Camerons plans major acquisition drive; new corporate identity

    2013-07-19T09:52:00Z

    Camerons plans to grow its estate three-fold to c200 sites over the next three years, with expansion focused on a new modern beer-led pub brand, M&C Report learns

  • News

    Ex-Tchenguiz pub sale complete

    2013-07-19T07:37:00Z

    The sale of all 106 sites has now been completed, with a total sale price believed to be comfortably in excess of £100m, M&C Report has learnt

  • News

    Operators urged to cut saturated fat

    2013-07-19T07:24:00Z

    Pub, restaurant and cafes operators are being asked to sign a new Responsibility Deal pledge to reduce the level of saturated fat in their dishes, M&C Report has learnt

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    News

    Luminar reveals investment pipeline

    2013-07-19T07:22:00Z

    Luminar has revealed the locations of its next major investments and says it’s likely to spend slightly more than £4m on refurbishments in its current financial year

  • News

    Meatballs future in doubt

    2013-07-19T07:21:23.713Z

    Meatballs, the concept from Hugh Fowler, the managing director of Covent Garden Restaurants (CGR), has closed its site in Westfield London

  • News

    Bunnychow eyes first permanent site

    2013-07-19T07:21:19.443Z

    Bunnychow, the South African street food concept, is understood to be in talks to secure its first site in Soho

  • News

    Investment fund secures Punch freeholds

    2013-07-19T07:21:07.097Z

    A pair of Punch Taverns freehold pubs based in London’s Clerkenwell have been sold to a private investment fund in an off-market deal for £3.5m. The fund has secured the White Bear and the Smithfield Tavern, both in EC1, near London’s Smithfield meat market. AG G’s James Grimes, who ...

  • News

    Simpson’s chef in Purity venture

    2013-07-19T07:21:03.407Z

    Andreas Antona, the chef-patron of the Michelin-starred Simpson’s in Birmingham, is understood to have joined up with Purity Brewing Company to oversee its new Pure Craft Bars venture

  • News

    Ideal Collection plans significant growth

    2013-07-19T07:21:00Z

    Ideal Collection is looking to triple the size of its five-strong estate over the next four years

  • News

    Draco Pub Co doubles up, eyes more

    2013-07-19T07:21:00Z

    Draco Pub Company is set to open its second site in Somerset, and it looking for further expansion opportunities

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    Opinion

    Burger wars? I’ve seen more conflict at a bar mitzvah

    2013-07-19T07:21:00Z

    The so-called burger conflict raging in London is nothing of the sort. It’s time for a new metaphor, argues Patty Pete (aka Stefan Chomka, deputy editor of M&C Report’s sister title Restaurant magazine)