All KFC articles – Page 7

  • Frankie and Bennys
    News

    McGowan departs TRG in restructure

    2018-10-12T16:06:00Z

    The Restaurant Group has confirmed to MCA that Murray McGowan has left his role as managing director of its Leisure division.

  • Jollibee
    News

    Jollibee eyes 25 UK restaurants

    2018-10-09T08:32:00Z

    Jollibee Foods, the Philippines’ fast-food group which is opening its debut site in Earl’s Court, has said it plans to open 25 restaurants in the UK within five years

  • Currently based at Pop Brixton, Kricket was founded by university friends Rik Campbell and Will Bowlby and is quickly outgrowing its container-based confines.
    News

    Cover drive

    2018-10-05T15:19:00Z

    Following success in Brixton and Soho, Indian small plates restaurant Kricket has opened its largest restaurant yet. Joe Lutrario reports.

  • KFC interior
    News

    KFC franchisee secures c£14m debt facility

    2018-09-26T08:39:00Z

    Auriga Holdings, one of the longest-serving KFC franchisees in the UK, has secured a new £13.95m debt facility from Metro Bank, as it eyes further expansion.

  • Analysis & Insight

    Lessons from the US masters

    2018-09-18T08:07:00Z

    Operators in the UK have always looked across the Atlantic for inspiration, so AlixPartners US managing director Adam Werner highlights some of the key trends affecting the US market at the moment. James Wallin finds out more.

  • Mayfair Capital
    News

    Mayfair Capital acquires drive-thru portfolio

    2018-09-07T08:36:00Z

    Mayfair Capital, the investment firm, has acquired a portfolio of five prime ‘drive thru’ investments, in a deal valued at £6.5m, MCA understands.

  • Simon French
    Opinion

    The winds of change

    2018-08-20T08:32:00Z

    Sector analyst Simon French looks at the key trends affecting the eating and drinking-out sector in 2018, including the increasing importance of convenience and effective use of technology. He also discusses the differing approaches of some of the industry’s most notable investors, and why argues that now is not the time for operators to ease up on innovation.

  • McDonald’s
    Analysis & Insight

    Fast food giants squeezed by contemporary brands

    2018-08-17T08:36:00Z

    The dominance of the big three fast food brands is being gradually eroded, the latest data from MCA has shown.

  • Welcome Break Birchanger
    News

    Applegreen acquires Welcome Break

    2018-08-02T07:14:00Z

    Applegreen is to become the leading operator of motorway service areas in the UK, after agreeing to acquire a majority holding in Welcome Break

  • Sushi Shop
    News

    AmRest snaps up Sushi Shop for c£213m

    2018-07-31T08:50:00Z

    AmRest, a European restaurant operator, has acquired the France-based Sushi Shop Group, for c£213m.

  • Burger King UK CEO Alasdair Murdoch
    Opinion

    Return of the king

    2018-07-18T08:13:55.733Z

    Alasdair Murdoch, the man who turned around Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK), is now looking to do the same with the c500-strong Burger King UK business. He talks to Mark Wingett about changing people’s perceptions about the brand and the challenges he faces in doing so

  • David Read Prestige Purchasing
    Opinion

    Taking supply issues on the chin

    2018-07-11T08:25:00Z

    Prestige Purchasing chairman, David Read explains why he believes the foodservice sector is asleep at the wheel regarding purchasing and supply chain and what lessons he believes the sector can learn from retail.

  • David Abramson
    Analysis & Insight

    Premium casual is the future

    2018-07-06T08:41:25.667Z

    In order for operators to boost their profit margins, is going premium casual the answer? David Abramson, CEO of leisure property consultant Cedar Dean Group believes it could be

  • KFC
    News

    KFC hit with fresh delivery delays

    2018-07-03T08:17:00Z

    KFC has been hit by fresh supply chain problems five months after a botched switch of logistics providers led to the temporary closure of hundreds of restaurants and reduced menus across the UK.

  • Just Eat
    News

    Just Eat sees delivery as 'increasingly attractive'

    2018-06-28T08:52:00Z

    Just Eat has described the economics of its new hybrid model, which is seeing it complement its core marketplace platform with a delivery capacity, as increasingly attractive.

  • Subway's Fresh Forward
    News

    Subway to roll out delivery to 500 stores with Just Eat

    2018-06-28T08:49:00Z

    Just Eat has announced jointly with Subway plans to roll out delivery to 500 stores by the end of the year.

  • Jamie Oliver
    News

    SSP extends Jamie Oliver tie-up outside Europe

    2018-06-27T08:21:00Z

    SSP is to open its first site outside Europe with the Jamie Oliver Group after securing units in Bahrain International Airport to open a first Jamie’s Deli and Pizzeria.

  • KFC interior
    News

    Bidvest renamed Best Food Logistics

    2018-06-27T08:10:00Z

    Wholesaler Bidvest Logistics has rebranded as Best Food Logistics.

  • Salad
    Analysis & Insight

    Survey flags up high salt content of OOH salads

    2018-06-15T15:26:00Z

    Campaign group Action on Salt is calling for mandatory colour-coded nutrition labelling in restaurants and fast food outlets, following the results of its latest survey, which highlighted the high levels of salt in some bought salads.

  • KFC
    News

    KFC announces calorie commitments

    2018-05-30T08:45:00Z

    KFC UK & Ireland has announced a calorie reduction commitment to remove 20% of calories per serving by 2025, and is planning to launch a new vegetarian option.