All MCA Insight articles in March 2015 – Page 8

  • Walkabout Brighton

    Intertain acquires first new site since 2009


    Walkabout operator Intertain is to open its first new venue since its formation in 2009 in West Street, Brighton.

  • John Harrington enjoys a drink with Rob Willock
    Analysis & Insight

    Last orders at the bar (for me)


    M&C Report’s departing group editor Rob Willock reflects on the seismic changes he has witnessed in the pub sector during his time at the title - including the pubs code, the extension of the pub business into previously uninhabited day parts and ever encroaching red tape.

  • News

    UK drives Fever-Tree sales growth


    Fever-Tree, the tonic and mixers group which floated in November, has said the UK on—trade growth in the year ending 31 December with a 60% sales growth.

  • News

    Scoff & Quaff confirms sixth site


    Worcester-based pub operator Scoff & Quaff has confirmed it has taken on its sixth site – the Od Beams near Stourport-on-Severn.

  • News

    JDW to open new Stansted site


    JD Wetherspoon is to open a pub at Stansted Airport’s new-look terminal, on Monday, March 30.

  • News

    Domino’s Poland sees continued sales boom into 2015


    Domino’s Poland says the improvement in sales and store EBITDA reported for the year to December has continued into 2015 with like-for-like system sales up 18% in January and 17% in February.

  • News

    Finsbury Food Group sees revenue rise 24% for H1


    Finsbury Food Group, the manufacturer of cake, bread and morning goods for the retail and foodservice channels, has announced revenue up 24% to £107.6m for the six months to 27 December – a like-for-like rise of 5.6%.

  • Drinking beer in a pub
    Analysis & Insight

    Drinking out spend recovers in February


    Spend on drinking out shot back up in February with a 13% increase on the previous month, according to the Greene King Leisure Tracker.

  • Chicken Shop

    Soho House to open Chicken Shop in Balham


    Soho House has secured a fifth UK site for its rotisserie chicken dining brand, Chicken Shop.

  • Big Easy

    Big Easy Bond launched


    American dining concept Big Easy has launched the Big Easy Bond with the aim of raising £3m.

  • David Bruce

    Bruce to launch first crowdfunding push


    West Berkshire Brewery chairman David Bruce has told M&C Report he is planning to launch his first ever crowdfunding push.

  • Konditor & Cook

    Konditor & Cook outlines growth potential


    Konditor & Cook, the London-based bakery and coffee shop group is planning to open its next six London sites close to railway stations and in densely populated office areas to enable it to grow both its café and retail business over the next three years

  • Analysis & Insight

    New research highlights skilled chef shortage plight


    New research by VisitEngland has highlighted the lack of skilled chefs in the country and urged young people to consider a culinary career.

  • Chipotle

    Chipotle acquires seventh London site


    Chipotle, the Mexican grill brand, has acquired a seventh London site – its first in the Square Mile.

  • News

    Domino’s CEO paid £864k in 2014


    Domino’s paid its chief executive David Wild £864,000 last year, including a £293,000 bonus.

  • Hopdoddy

    An artisan take on burger and beer


    Serving quality refreshment at an affordable price in the wake of the financial crash has seen the Hopdoddy chain expand out of its Texas base. Kerstin Kühn reports.

  • News

    Bidvest to relocate HQ to Slough


    Food supplier Bidvest 3663 has relocated its head office and operations from High Wycombe to a 117,400sq ft site in Slough to alleviate pressure on existing depots in the south east

  • 20 March

    Wider market outperforming leisure sector


    The M&C20 (+0.5%) underperformed a surging All-Share last week. The latter was up by 2.8% driven, in large part, by a rebound in oil stocks, global mining company shares listed in London and a number of international mega-caps such as Standard Chartered bank.

  • toastie

    Melt Room set for Soho


    Grilled cheese sandwich specialist Melt Room is opening its first permanent site on Noel Street in London’s Soho in May offering a full restaurant menu of toasted sandwiches to eat in or take away

  • News

    Salvation in Noodles eyes roll-out potential


    Vietnamese restaurant Salvation in Noodles is preparing to open its second site and eyeing roll-out across London from a central production kitchen