All MCA Insight articles in July 2013 – Page 8

  • News

    JDW expects better FY than anticipated; LFLs up 3.5%


    Company expects to achieve a slightly better outcome for its current financial year than previously anticipated, as it reports a 3.5% rise in like-for-like sales and an increase in operating margins

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    Peach PBT falls in 'difficult' year


    Peach Pub Company, the multiple pub operator, saw pre-tax profits fall 39.7% to £375,128 in what it called a “difficult” trading period in the year to 30 December 2012

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    Bocconcino to make UK debut


    Bocconcino, the high-end pizzeria concept led by Moscow restaurateur Mikhail Gokhner, is to make its debut in the UK later this year

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    Tragus confirms Blake at Cafe Rouge MD


    Tragus has confirmed the appointment of Peter Blake as managing director of its Café Rouge and Belgo chains with immediate effect

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    Spirit begins C&B evolution, launches reward cards


    Spirit Pub Company is to begin the evolution of its 138-strong Chef & Brewer brand with the transformation of the Bear Inn, near Coventry

  • News

    Ponti’s to enter burger mix


    Ponti’s Group is to become the latest operator to open a burger concept, with the upcoming launch of Ranch Burger in High Wycombe

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    Giraffe confirms Watford for first Tesco opening


    Giraffe has confirmed that it will open its first site within a Tesco store next month (5 August) in the Extra superstore in Watford

  • News

    Bavarian Beerhouse to make franchise debut


    The London based group is to open in Bristol, as it begins talks on expanding into Hong Kong and China, M&C Report learns

  • News

    Little Chef to run festival cafes


    The iconic restaurant chain, which was placed in the market in April, is to operate a pop-up cafe at two music festivals this summer

  • News

    Minimum pricing u-turn 'saved on-trade £62.2m'


    The Government’s decision to shelve a 45p minimum unit price for alcohol has saved the on-trade from a £62.2m drop in revenue, according to a new report

  • News

    Subway signs Sodexo franchise deal


    Subway has sign a franchise deal with Sodexo, which will see the contract caterer further introduce the high street sandwich chain brand to its retail offer

  • Analysis & Insight

    Sector insolvencies dip again


    The decline in the insolvency rate among the pub, restaurant and wider leisure sector continued in June, according to the latest insolvency index from Experian

  • News

    Coco di Mama eyes steady growth


    Coco di Mama is eyeing steady growth in the capital and is believed to be in talks to secure its fourth site

  • News

    Operators sign up for FastConnect


    Krispy Kreme, Orchid Pub Group and Spirit Pub Group are amongst the first brands to run offers through The Cloud’s WiFi app, FastConnect, which features location-based voucher offers that let users see promotions near them when they are out and about. The offers will be available as a trial, initially ...

  • News

    Pilpel up to four


    Pilpel, the London-based falafel & houmous bar concept, has opened its fourth site in the capital

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    Wagamama names F1’s Campbell as new CEO


    David Campbell, the former head of London’s O2 Arena, is set to be named as the new chief executive of Wagamama. He will take on the role, left vacant by the sudden departure of Steve Easterbrook, in September

  • News

    Jack: Germany to hold back Domino's


    Leading sector analyst Douglas Jack has forecast flat pre-tax profit for Domino’s Pizza in H1, with the performance held back by the business in Germany

  • News

    Derby Brewing Co goes fourth


    Derby Brewing Company, the group led by father and son team Tevor and Paul Harris, has secured its fourth site for an opening next spring

  • News

    McDonald's UK openings on-track; 'solid' Q2


    McDonald’s is on-track to open 14 new restaurants in the UK this year, as it reports a “solid” performance in Q2

  • News

    Vianet criticises flow monitoring restrictions


    Vianet, the beer flow monitoring and data management company, has “strongly opposed” Government plans to restrict the use of flow monitoring equipment