All Restaurants (Fast Food) articles – Page 2

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    Burger King UK opening a site a week


    Burger King UK chief executive Alasdair Murdoch has told MCA that the brand has taken “strides in the right direction” during his first year as chief executive of the Bridgepoint-backed group.

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    Subway introducing first vegan sub and salad


    Subway is introducing its first vegan sub and salad, which will be available in stores nationwide from the 17 April.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Burger King – Still in McDonald’s shadow?


    Eighteen months after Bridgepoint acquired the UK master franchise rights for Burger King, how is the brand performing in its long-fought rivalry with McDonald’s? MCA market insight director, Steve Gotham, looks at what consumer data can tell us.

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    Mark Out of 10: KFC - Passive aggressive much?


    In his latest column for MCA, Mark McCulloch – the brand and marketing guru behind Supersonic Inc – gives his view on KFC’s latest marketing campaign, which sees it acknowledge its many imitators littering the UK’s high streets.

  • KFC supply

    Bidvest to return as main KFC supplier


    Best Food Logistics, formerly Bidvest, is to return as KFC’s main supplier, following the departure of DHL, The Sun has reported.

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    Mark out of 10: KFC


    Mark McCulloch – the brand and marketing guru behind Supersonic Inc – gives his latest take on a marketing campaign by a prominent operator. Today he looks at KFC’s offer to open 300 of its kitchens up to customers, issued via a sponsored tweet.

  • News

    Subway announces new partnership with Amadeus


    Subway has partnered with catering solutions provider Amadeus on a new store at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Birmingham, with more venues potentially in the pipeline.

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    KFC FY lfls down 2% in the UK


    KFC system sales were down 2% in 2018 but rallied in the final quarter with a 1% increase, parent company Yum! Brands has reported.

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    KFC to introduce Netflix-style recommendations function


    KFC is set to roll out new Netflix-style recommendations technology trialled in its drive-thru estate across it UK operations, MCA’s Hostech conference heard this week.

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    Tahir Group acquires another seven KFC sites


    Property developer and serial franchisee The Tahir Group has acquired a further seven KFC restaurants in London in a multi-million pound deal.

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    Eagle Eye expands into QSR with Burger King contract


    Eagle Eye, the digital loyalty company, has signed a three-year deal with the Bridgepoint-backed Burger King UK – its first quick service restaurant (QSR) customer.

  • Subway has appointed Colin Hughes, formerly of Pret A Manger and EAT, as country director for the UK and Ireland.

    Subway appoints Hughes as UK & I director


    Subway has appointed Colin Hughes, formerly of Pret A Manger and EAT, as country director for the UK and Ireland.

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    Clark leaves Subway


    Sacha Clark has left her role as marketing director of Subway UK and Ireland, MCA understands. Clark, previously of InterContinental Hotels Group, was with Subway for just over two years, and is currently on gardening leave until October. In the interim, Mike Brouwers, Subway European marketing director will ...

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    KFC franchisee secures c£14m debt facility


    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.

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    Subway unveils new wraps and loyalty scheme


    Subway UK has revealed new products, a marketing campaign and loyalty scheme, as it seeks to bring the UK business in line with a global repositioning of the brand.

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    Domino's urges sector to nurture untapped leadership talent


    Domino’s has urged hospitality operators to nurture the next generation of UK business leaders post-Brexit, as it publishes research showing which towns and cities have the most leadership potential.

  • Subway

    Subway extends partnership with Spar operator


    Subway has expanded its partnership with Gillett’s Callington, the Spar operator, to open more sites later this year. 

  • Subway's Fresh Forward

    Subway eyes off-peak dayparts for delivery


    Subway expects its move into delivery with Just Eat will open up new peak dayparts away from its traditional walk-in busy periods, MCA has learnt.

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    Burger King to unveil new look stores


    Burger King UK, the Bridgepoint-backed chain, will unveil a new look later this year, as it plans to add 20 sites a year to its existing c500-strong estate.

  • KFC

    KFC hit with fresh delivery delays


    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.