All MCA Insight articles in July 2013 – Page 3

  • Analysis & Insight

    US burger consumption at highest level


    US consumers are eating burgers more often than ever before, driven by the rise of the better burger movement

  • Domino Pizza From oven

    Domino's H1 hit by Germany; CFO Ginsberg steps down


    Domino’s Pizza Group has reported a 10.3% rise in pre-tax profit excluding its Germany and Swiss operations to £25.7m in the 26 weeks to 30 June on sales up 13.8% to £326.5m

  • News

    Costa names first brand and innovation director


    Costa has appointed Carol Welch, who has previously worked for companies including PepsiCo and Cadbury Schweppes, to the new role

  • Weekend Press

    Weekend press round-up, 27-28 July


    Weekend press round-up, 27-28 July Pubs and bars M B has found its balance again It is now almost two years since billionaire Joe Lewis moored his mega-yacht by Tower Bridge and declared he’d like to swallow pub company Mitchells Butlers in its entirety. Lewis owned 25%, so ...

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    Analysis & Insight

    Merlin conjures up IPO thoughts


    Six years ago the sector was a buzz with talk of IPOs. Tragus, Wagamama and Pret A Manager were all reported to have explored the option, but these tentative moves were dashed through the combination of adverse market conditions and investor concerns about slowing consumer spending. The second half ...

  • Wetherspoons logo

    JDW to open sixth Heathrow pub


    The managed operator is to spend £1.3m on the Flying Chariot, to feature an open kitchen, a dedicated deli and coffee area, a coffee lounge, plus a table service area

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    Novus to make redundancies


    Novus is entering into a consultation process at its head office, which is likely to lead to redundancies

  • News

    M&B to put “its shoulder behind” M&C


    Alistair Darby, chief executive of Mitchells & Butlers (M&B), has told M&C Report that the company is ready to put its shoulder behind its steakhouse concept Miller & Carter

  • News

    Bath Ales would look at group and brewery acquisitions


    The company is also “exploring a number of funding options”, retail director Robin Couling told M&C Report’s sister title the Publican’s Morning Advertiser

  • News

    Pho strengthens head office team


    Pho has strengthened its head office team, with the appointment of a head of marketing and head of property

  • News

    Fuller’s secures Blackfriars site from Punch


    Fuller’s has strengthened its London estate with the acquisition of the White Hart pub in Blackfriars from Punch Taverns in an off-market deal for in excess of £2.5m

  • News

    Northbar up to six


    Northbar, the Leeds-based pub chain, has opened its sixth site in Otley

  • News

    Most supermarkets sell below cost


    Six out of seven major supermarkets sell alcohol below cost, with 220m litres of alcohol sold under cost price in one year

  • News

    Rollo increases JDW target price


    A leading analyst has raised his earnings forecast and increased his target price for JD Wetherspoon

  • News

    Velo secures first site


    Velo, the new cycling café concept, has secured its first site in Brighton ahead of a nationwide roll out

  • News

    Las Iguanas eyes Swansea opening


    Las Iguanas, the Bowmark Capital-backed chain, is closing in on securing a site in Swansea

  • News

    Ex-Yellowhammer venues placed on market


    Freeholds of two Bournemouth sites that were previously leased to Yellowhammer, the troubled bar operator, have been placed on the market with Davis Coffer Lyons

  • News

    Analyst corner


    Simon French of Panmure Gordon looks ahead to Domino’s Pizza’s H1 results on Tuesday (30 July), predicting profit growth in the UK but a widening of losses in Europe.

  • News

    Giggling Squid receiving approaches “almost daily”


    Andy Laurillard, the co-founder and managing director of Giggling Restaurants, has said that the group is being approached almost daily regarding new investment

  • New storage tanks at Marston's

    Marston's to invest £7.4m in bottling line


    Marston’s is to spend £7.4m improving its bottling line with increased storage and capacity, the company announces