All Starbucks articles – Page 3

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    Taylor St Baristas to sell shops


    Taylor St Baristas has agreed to the sale of its eight existing coffee shops as it continues its transition from retailer to “full stack coffee business”, MCA understands.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Innovation drives FTG meal growth of 6.1%


    The number of food to go (FTG) meals visits increased by 6.1% year-on-year in Q1 2019, and now accounts for a third of all meals eaten out, MCA research reveals.

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    Starbucks to test out used coffee cups at Gatwick Airport


    Starbucks and environmental charity Hubbub are to trial offering takeaway hot drinks cups that may have been used before.

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    The Caravan club


    Caravan has pioneered well-travelled all-day dining and speciality coffee in London, winning the admiration of its peers at MCA’s Retailers’ Retailer awards. After picking up the honour for evolution, Finn Scott-Delany met up with co-founders Laura Harper-Hinton, Chris Ammerman and Miles Kirby to hear how they stay relevant, innovative and grow with integrity.

  • Saiphin and Alex Moore

    Rosa’s founders secure former Starbucks site for new concept; hires MD


    The founder of Rosa’s Thai, Alex and Saiphin Moore, have secured the former ‘coronarium’ Starbucks site at St Katherine Docks for the launch of their new Chinese-inspired noodle shop concept Hoh Sek.

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    Little Italy


    Barino, the coffee shop, wine bar and brasserie, is giving a premium Italian flavour to Westfield London. MCA’s Finn Scott-Delany spoke to founder Francesco Ielo about his plans to grow the concept.

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    Caravan looking to role out FTG format


    Caravan, the restaurant, bar and coffee concept, is looking at opportunities to expand its Caravan To Go format, after a year of learnings at its debut site in Fitzrovia.

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    Under new management


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    Analysis & Insight

    Breakfast at Tiffany’s – and McDonald’s and Costa and…


    With breakfast now the second most popular day-part behind lunch, MCA’s market insight director Steve Gotham discusses what, and who, has been driving its growth, and what we could see in the future.

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    Starbucks coffee cup charge leads to new grant for recycling


    Charity Hubbub has announced the launch of #TheCupFund – a new grant fund that has opened with the aim of kickstarting paper cup recycling across the UK.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Gender pay gap reporting: Has progress been made?


    With the deadline now passed for operators to report their gender pay data for the second year running, MCA takes a look at the numbers from last year to see how they compare.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Loungers – the one and only?


    This week, Loungers announced its much-anticipated intention to float. One line in the accompanying documentation caught the eye of MCA market insight director, Steve Gotham – that Loungers is “the only growing all-day operator of scale in in the UK with a strong reputation for value for money”. He delves into MCA’s wealth of data to determine whether this claim stacks up.

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    Starbucks trials tuition fee offer to UK staff


    Starbucks is offering to pay tuition fees for UK staff to study for an online degree from Arizona State University.

  • Jane Holbrook wins RROTY award
    Analysis & Insight

    What’s vision got to do with it?


    Scooping the headline honour at last week’s Retailers’ Retailer of the Year awards, Jane Holbrook talked about her vision during her tenure at Wagamama to make it the best employer in the sector. On the back of this, MCA market insight director, Steve Gotham, delves into the art of creating a vision statement and how leading brands across the sector have expressed theirs.

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    Starbucks and UberEats to expand delivery across UK


    Starbucks and UberEats are set to expand their delivery partnership across London this summer, and to more UK cities later this year.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Wagamama named customers' favourite in 'fundex'


    Wagamama has been rated as the UK’s favourite eating out brand in a major survey of the customer journey by OC&C management consultants.

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    Cineworld UK retail sales up 3.5%


    Cineworld has reported a 3.5% rise in retail revenue for the Uk & Ireland in 2018, boosted by a broader range of f&b offers.

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    HowZAt – PizzaExpress looking to score with ZA diversification


    Last week saw the launch of PizzaExpress’ food-to-go spin-off, ZA, after the conversion of its Fenchurch Street restaurant. MCA’s market insight director Steve Gotham gives his view of the finished product, where it sits in the market and its chances of success.

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    Chilango appoints marketing director; aims for double


    Chilango has appointed Katie Lister, currently Byron’s interim director of food and marketing, as its new marketing director, MCA has learnt.

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    Coffee Republic hires Naik to develop franchises


    Coffee Republic, the Arab Investments-backed high street chain, has hired Nil Naik, formerly of Papa John’s and Domino’s, to spearhead new franchise developments, MCA has learnt.