All Loch Fyne articles – Page 4

  • News

    Caracoli up to five


    Caracoli, the foodstore and coffee shop group, will open its fifth site later this summer in Surrey

  • Rooney Anand at the Pub Conference

    GK: Brand conversions; tenanted innovation; internationalisation


    Greene King chief executive Rooney Anand talks to MCA about his strategy for ensuring that Greene King is “Britain’s best pub company”.

  • Brasserie Blanc interior

    Brasserie Bar Co eyes cluster approach for pubs


    Brasserie Bar Co is eyeing a cluster approach for the expansion of its White Brasseries portfolio as the pub operation gears up to make its debut in the North West

  • News

    Ole & Steen secures debut UK site


    Lagkagehuset, the Danish bakery chain, will launch in the UK later this year, after securing its debut site in London

  • Loch Fyne exterior
    Analysis & Insight

    Had their fill?


    Did the recovery in the wider economy mean that timing was always against Red Hot World Buffet emerging from the swathe of all-you-can-eat buffet operators that sprung up during the downturn? At the same time, Mark Wingett looks at the upcoming change at the top at Young’s and whether anyone will take up the challenge of unlocking the potential of Loch Fyne from Greene King.

  • News

    Caracoli appoints new MD


    Caracoli has appointed Adrian Hudson, formerly of Cirrus Inns and Loch Fyne Restaurants, as its new managing director

  • Big Easy

    D'Arcy steps down from the Big Easy


    Noel D’Arcy has stepped down as managing director of Big Easy, less than a year after joining the barbecue and lobster shack concept

  • Brasserie Blanc interior

    Brasserie Bar Co grows pipeline


    Brasserie Bar Co has reported a 6% increase in like-for-like sales across its Brasserie Blanc chain and a 9% rise across its White Brasserie Pub Company during December.

  • Brasserie Blanc interior

    ​Brasserie Bar Co secures Loch Fyne sites


    Brasserie Bar Co is to launch its White Brasserie Pubs format and Brasserie Blanc brand in the North West

  • Rooney Anand

    Greene King to halve number of brands


    Greene King expects to halve the number of brands and formats it operates across it estate through the integration of the Spirit Pub Company portfolio.

  • Martin Wolstencroft

    Arc Inspirations restructures and eyes Banyan national rollout


    Martin Wolstencroft, founder of Arc Inspirations, has told M&C he is restructuring the group around three core growth areas and has said the Banyan concept has the potential to be a national brand.

  • Greene King CEO Rooney Anand and former Spirit CEO Mike Tye outside Sunrise House

    Greene King to reduce number of brands


    Leading analyst Jamie Rollo at Morgan Stanley believes that Greene King’s main thrust for achieving revenue synergies on the back of its acquisition of Spirit will come from simplification and improvement of its brands

  • News

    Purple Pig gears up for expansion


    Purple Pig is gearing up for further expansion with the appointment of its first head of operations

  • ASK Italian

    Azzurri seeks new MD for ASK


    Azzurri Group is seeking a new managing director for ASK Italian, after Jason Thomas stepped down from the role

  • Chris Welham of Spirit Leased

    Welham to step down as Spirit Leased MD


    Chris Welham is to step down as managing director of the 450-strong Spirit Leased estate at the end of this month

  • Lagkagehuset

    Danish bakery chain to make UK debut


    Lagkagehuset, the Danish bakery chain, is set to launch in the UK, as part of its international expansion plans

  • News

    GK readies disposals


    Greene King has started the process of trimming its existing estate, with a package of Loch Fyne sites being brought to the market

  • Rooney Anand

    GK: Spirit deal; acquisitions/disposals and drink driving


    On the back of the announcement of Greene King’s preliminary results for the 52 weeks to 3 May, M&C speaks to chief executive Rooney Anand about the integration of Greene King and Spirit brands, his plans for future acquisitions and disposals and the impact a change to the drink driving laws would have on England & Wales.

  • Greene King logo

    GK FY revenue hits £1bn


    Greene King has reported record retail revenue for the year to 3 May, reaching £1bn. Like-for-like sales in its managed pubs were up 0.4% with Pub Partners +3.5% and brewing own volumes +4.2%.

  • Nando's interior

    ​McDonald’s and Nando’s lead on social media engagement


    Nando’s, McDonald’s and Domino’s lead the way when it comes to social media engagement in the UK’s eating and drinking-out sector,