All Starbucks articles – Page 5

  • Bewiched Coffee
    News

    Bewiched Coffee lines up two sites, eyes drive-thru market

    2018-10-04T08:53:00Z

    Bewiched, the Northampton-based coffee shop group, has lined up two new sites, and is looking to crack the burgeoning drive-thru coffee market, MCA has learnt.

  • Starbucks interior
    News

    Starbucks UK restructures ops team

    2018-10-02T08:23:00Z

    Starbucks UK has restructured its operations team as its rate of expansion continues to slow, MCA understands.

  • Freshly Chopped
    News

    Freshly Chopped to make England debut

    2018-09-27T08:18:00Z

    Dublin-based salad chain Freshly Chopped will make its debut in England, in Manchester, before the end of the year, after securing a site in the Piccadilly Gardens area of the city, MCA understands.

  • Deliveroo Editions
    Analysis & Insight

    Dark kitchens come into the light

    2018-09-24T08:32:00Z

    MCA editor James Wallin looks at how the delivery segment and its relationship with operators has evolved and how the growth of remote kitchens and virtual brands is impacting on the wider market.

  • Analysis & Insight

    Lessons from the US masters

    2018-09-18T08:07:00Z

    Operators in the UK have always looked across the Atlantic for inspiration, so AlixPartners US managing director Adam Werner highlights some of the key trends affecting the US market at the moment. James Wallin finds out more.

  • Ritazza Cardiff
    Opinion

    Q&A with Simon Smith, SSP

    2018-09-13T08:27:00Z

    MCA talks to Simon Smith, chief executive of SSP UK & Ireland, about partnerships, the evolution of the travel hub market and developing new concepts

  • Mayfair Capital
    News

    Mayfair Capital acquires drive-thru portfolio

    2018-09-07T08:36:00Z

    Mayfair Capital, the investment firm, has acquired a portfolio of five prime ‘drive thru’ investments, in a deal valued at £6.5m, MCA understands.

  • Costa exterior
    News

    Analysts corner: Goodbody and HL on Costa Coffee

    2018-08-31T08:45:00Z

    Following the news that Whitbread has agreed to sell Costa Coffee to The Coca-Cola Company for £3.9bn in cash, Hargreaves Lansdown and Goodbody give their views on this landmark deal, which saw shares rise 18.4% in early trading

  • Simon French
    Opinion

    The winds of change

    2018-08-20T08:32:00Z

    Sector analyst Simon French looks at the key trends affecting the eating and drinking-out sector in 2018, including the increasing importance of convenience and effective use of technology. He also discusses the differing approaches of some of the industry’s most notable investors, and why argues that now is not the time for operators to ease up on innovation.

  • humpit
    News

    Humpit eyes university rollout after securing Newcastle Union site

    2018-08-17T15:33:00Z

    Humpit, the Venturian-backed hummus and pita bar concept, is eyeing university expansion across the North of England after securing its fifth site, in Newcastle University Union, MCA has learnt.

  • Coffee market
    Analysis & Insight

    Value of coffee shop market expected to hit £4.1bn this year

    2018-08-09T08:39:00Z

    The value of the coffee shop market is expected to grow by 6.5% this year, to reach a value of £4.bn, according to MCA’s Eating Out Market Report 2018.

  • Cineworld
    News

    Cineworld retail revenue up 1%

    2018-08-09T08:35:00Z

    Cineworld saw retail revenue in the UK & Ireland grow 1% in the six months to 30 June, despite a 2.7% drop in box office admissions.

  • Triple Two Coffee
    News

    Triple Two Coffee outlines expansion plans

    2018-08-07T08:57:58.793Z

    Triple Two Coffee, the café franchise, is seeking rapid growth on the high street, shopping centres and retail parks as it seeks to reach 200 stores by 2021, MCA has learnt.

  • Starbucks interior
    News

    SSP takes over Starbucks in Dutch travel hubs

    2018-08-03T15:50:00Z

    SSP Group has been awarded the contract to take over operations of 29 Starbucks stores in Dutch railway stations.

  • Welcome Break Birchanger
    News

    Applegreen acquires Welcome Break

    2018-08-02T07:14:00Z

    Applegreen is to become the leading operator of motorway service areas in the UK, after agreeing to acquire a majority holding in Welcome Break

  • Sushi Shop
    News

    AmRest snaps up Sushi Shop for c£213m

    2018-07-31T08:50:00Z

    AmRest, a European restaurant operator, has acquired the France-based Sushi Shop Group, for c£213m.

  • Starbucks
    News

    Starbucks reports slowdown in openings

    2018-07-27T08:42:00Z

    Starbucks has reported 10% growth in revenue for the EMEA region in Q3, despite a slowdown in new openings.

  • Boxpark Croydon
    Opinion

    Britain’s beer bonanza

    2018-07-16T10:04:00Z

    Pubs may well have seen a boost to trade over the past couple of months, but at what point will consumers’ try to claw back on summer spending. Dominic Walsh asks the question as well as throwing in his two-cents worth on the Beavertown/Heineken debate

  • Tim Hortons
    News

    Tim Hortons plots 1,500 sites in China

    2018-07-13T08:42:42.343Z

    Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee shop group, has announced plans to open 1,500 sites in China.

  • Starbucks
    News

    Starbucks pledges to phase at plastic straws by 2020

    2018-07-10T08:30:01.877Z

    Starbucks has pledged to eliminate single-use plastic straws from its c28,000 stores worldwide by 2020.