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    Openings of the week


    MCA rounds up the biggest opening news this week, featuring Wagamama, M Restaurants, Inception Group and San Carlo Group

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    San Carlo rues missed opportunities


    Following the launch of Isola near Bond Street, MD Marcello Distefano tells MCA San Carlo has turned down good opportunities over fears of over-stretching staff

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    TRG hopes to move forward with airport sites


    The Restaurant Group is hoping to press ahead with plans to open four new sites in 2021 at Manchester Airport, though opening dates will depend on a return of passenger numbers in the new year, MCA understands.

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    San Carlo reports loss for the year despite boost to turnover


    Manchester-based restaurant group San Carlo has posted a loss for the full year to 30 September 2018, of £133.7k, as market conditions and escalating costs ate into profits.

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    San Carlo looks to global expansion as Brexit bites


    Family-owned group San Carlo Restaurants has told MCA it will open a pop-up Signor Sassi in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia over the next couple of months with the intention of opening a full-blown restaurant there next year.

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    San Carlo FY sales up 8.6%


    San Carlo, the Italian restaurant group, saw like-for-like sales (lfls) grow 4.6% over the festive period, with total sales up 14.8%.

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    San Carlo confirms Regent St site


    San Carlo, the family-owned restaurant group, has confirmed it is to launch an eponymous new site on Regent Street St James’s.

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    San Carlo set to increase London presence


    San Carlo, the family-owned restaurant group, is set to open a further site in central London

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    San Carlo opens fourth Birmingham site


    San Carlo is to open a second dining concept at Selfridges in Birmingham.

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    ​San Carlo: London to be focal point for growth


    San Carlo has said that London will be its main focal point for growth, with its Fumo and Cicchetti brands ripe for rollout

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    San Carlo strengthens Manchester presence


    The San Carlo Group has further strengthened its presence in Manchester after securing the 47 King Street West site

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    ​The life of Simon


    Earlier this summer, Simon Kossoff, co-founder, former chairman and chief executive of Carluccio’s, stepped down from the business, which had been his life for 17 years. He talks to Mark Wingett about the brand’s birth, development and his legacy

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    San Carlo confirms Fumo debut


    The San Carlo Group has confirmed the launch of its restaurant and cocktail bar concept Fumo in Covent Garden.

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    FY PBT up at San Carlo


    San Carlo Group saw pre-tax profit climb from £2.07m to £2.59m in the year to 30 September 2015, with turnover up 16.8% to £45.9m

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    San Carlo secures Covent Garden Garfunkel’s


    San Carlo Group is set to debut its restaurant and cocktail bar concept Fumo in London, in Covent Garden

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    ​San Carlo lines up Fumo for Liverpool


    San Carlo Group, the family run Italian restaurant chain, is set to open a third site under its restaurant and bar format Fumo

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    San Carlo targets growth for Cichetti and Fumo


    San Carlo, the Italian restaurant group, is planning growth for its Cicchetti and Fumo brands in the UK and overseas after sales rise in the year to 30 September.

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    San Carlo outlines London expansion plans


    San Carlo, the parent company of Signor Sassi, Fumo and Cicchetti restaurants, is focusing its expansion plans on London as it hopes to open a further two restaurants in the capital, M&C Report has learnt

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    San Carlo operator reports rise in FY PBT


    The parent company of the San Carlo and Cicchetti restaurant brands has reported a 16.2% rise in turnover to £34.9m for the year to 30 September 2013

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    San Carlo plans multi-site expansion


    San Carlo, the family-run Italian restaurant group, has confirmed it will be opening its second Fumo restaurant in November and intends to bring the concept to London, while also planning openings in the Middle East, M&C Report has learnt