By M&C Report team2007-07-01T08:38:00+01:00
Mitchells & Butlers has reported like-for-like sales were 97% of pre-Covid levels, in the 18 weeks since 17 May, with the most recent eight weeks up to 104%.
JD Wetherspoon (JDW) has hit back at headlines in the national press that linked its current shortages with some beer to issues around the shortage of workers caused by Brexit, and reports that its pubs were running low of beer, claiming they were inaccurate.
A pay deal has been struck with 1,000 draymen at drinks delivery company GXO Logistics Drinks, following the threat of strike action last month.
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Popeyes will open its first UK restaurant in London’s Westfield Strafford in November with other new store openings to be announced soon.
In the second part of an interview with MCA, Andy Hornby, chief executive of The Restaurant Group, discusses the importance of accurate supply forecasting and simplifying menus as a way of controlling menu price inflation. He also discusses pub estate expansion, as well as current and future prospects for trading.
The chief executive of the Azzurri group, which operates the Ask Italian and Zizzi casual dining brands, is finding new ways to cope with staff shortages, while at the same time raising the issue of “outdated” business rates.
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