All MCA Insight articles in September 2013 – Page 9

  • Analysis & Insight

    Most publicans don't encourage soft drink sales


    Over half of publicans (62%) are doing nothing to encourage sales of soft drinks in their venues, while admitting tap water consumption is on the rise, new research shows

  • News

    Daily Mail resumes attack on '24-hour drinking'


    The Daily Mail has renewed its attack on alcohol licensing reform on its front page this morning , calling for the Government to drop what it calls the “24-hour drink law”

  • News

    Rocket founder to launch new restaurant & bar concept


    The Curious Group, the restaurant advisory group and operator led by former Rocket Restaurants founder and managing director Duncan Watts, is to launch a new restaurant and bar venture in London’s Shoreditch, called the Jones Family Project

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    Wagamama confirmed for York


    Wagamama, the Duke Street-backed chain, is to open a site at McArthurGlen Designer Outlet at York next week

  • News

    Whyte & Mackay names ex-Diageo MD as CEO


    Whyte & Mackay has confirmed the appointment of Bryan Donaghey, former managing director, Scotland, at Diageo, as it new chief executive

  • News

    Land Sec plans £100m Ealing redevelopment


    Land Securities has exchanged contracts with Ealing Council and submitted a planning application for the £100m redevelopment of the London borough’s Film Quarter site

  • News

    Pure sets out growth strategy


    Pure, the London-based healthy fast food concept, has received approaches from private equity, as it looks to open up to six new sites in the capital over the next two years, M&C Report understands

  • Rooney Anand

    Proud of its past, looking to the future


    Rooney Anand, chief executive of Greene King, talks brewing, brands and banking collapses with Roger Protz

  • News

    New concept secures Leeds Livebait site


    Shears Yard, a new kitchen and bar concept, has acquired the former Livebait site in Leeds out of administration

  • News

    Doom Bar lifts Sharp's sales 30%


    Increasing demand for Doom Bar helped Sharp’s, the Molson Coors-owned Cornish brewer, grow sales by 30% in the year to 29 December 2012 against the comparative 12-month period in 2011

  • News

    Bruce Taverns explores acquisition opportunities


    Bruce Taverns, the Edinburgh-based multi-site operator, is looking at small groups of tenanted pubs and single site acquisitions as it looks to add to its 18-strong estate over the next few years

  • News

    Stable Group secures Poole site


    Stable Group, the Bridport-based company, has secured its fifth site, for its pizza and cider concept in Poole, Dorset

  • News

    River Cottage eyes further roll out


    River Cottage Canteen, the restaurant and deli concept led by high profile chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, is eyeing a further roll out of the brand over the next few years

  • News

    ECC confirmed for Covent Garden


    Experimental Cocktail Club (ECC), the international bar group, has confirmed it will open a site in Covent Garden under its fledgling wine bar and restaurant concept, La Compagnie des Vins Surnaturels

  • News

    Grillstock eyes Bath site


    Grillstock, the fledgling barbecue concept, is close to securing its second site in Bath, M&C Report understands

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    Starbucks promotes CFO Alstead


    Starbucks has announced that Troy Alstead, chief financial officer and chief administrative officer, has been promoted to chief financial officer and group president, Global Business Services

  • News

    Luke Johnson makes Plymouth investment


    Serial sector investor Luke Johnson is hoping to attract more businesses from the professional, financial or creative sectors to Plymouth after acquiring the Poseidon House office building in the city

  • News

    Council plans to scrap meals on wheels for takeaways


    Brent Council is looking to scrap its meals-on-wheels service for the elderly and vulnerable, but as an alternative will help them to buy food from their favourite restaurant or takeaway

  • News

    Red Oak refurbs Hampshire pub


    Red Oak Taverns, the pub company set up by two former associates of Robert Tchenguiz, is to re-open an historic Hampshire pub following a refurbishment

  • News

    Ed’s confirmed for Norwich and MK


    Ed’s Easy Diner has confirmed it is set to open a new 3,000sq ft restaurant at intu Chapelfield, Norwich, later this month, as well as an Ed’s Outside unit at intu Midsummer Place in Milton Keynes