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    News

    ​Subway ‘exploiting eviction moratorium’

    2020-09-24T07:21:00Z

    Subway is failing to pay its rent, despite continuing to take payments from franchisees, landlords have claimed.

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    Opinion

    Dominic Walsh: On not-so-Super Saturday and the pain that’s yet to come

    2020-07-10T07:40:00Z

    If anyone thought that July 4 would bring down the curtain on the 15-week coronavirus purdah, they were soon disabused of the notion. Super Saturday was – like the weather – something of a damp squib. While some of the big pub companies opened as many as 80% to 85% of their estates on day one, research by CGA suggests that only 45% of hostelries opened their doors on Independence Day.

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    News

    Subway to open 600 stores

    2020-05-12T09:27:00Z

    Subway is to open just over 600 stores, a quarter of its UK estate, in a phased reopening plan. 

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    News

    Operators continue to reopen for takeaway and delivery

    2020-05-11T14:52:00Z

    Starbucks, Subway, Chipotle, Caffe Nero and Loungers are among the latest operators to reopen sites for delivery and takeaway services this week.

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    News

    Why are big brands abandoning takeaway and delivery?

    2020-03-23T18:30:00Z

    Takeaway and delivery last week emerged as a possible silver lining to the biblical storm clouds posing an existential threat to the restaurant and bar industry.

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    News

    Subway, Tortilla, Pure and Wahaca to shut down entirely

    2020-03-23T15:09:00Z

    Subway and Tortilla will close all of their restaurants for delivery, takeaway and collection today.

  • Food to go
    Analysis & Insight

    Top 10 F2G brands grow market share

    2020-02-10T08:45:00Z

    The top 10 Food To Go brands grew sales by 3.4% in 2019 to a market share of 33.6%, outperforming the wider Food to Go (FTG) market, MCA Insight reveals.

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    Analysis & Insight

    A stock-take on physical expansion

    2020-02-05T08:52:00Z

    A stock-take on physical expansion – Review of 2019 risers and fallers

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    News

    Subway launches sustainability strategy

    2020-01-20T12:44:00Z

    Subway has announced plans for a new ‘Fresh CSR Agenda’ across the UK and Ireland in order to support its owner-operated business growth strategy.

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    Analysis & Insight

    2019 Consumer award winners Part 2: Spotlight on NPS and RI

    2020-01-13T08:27:00Z

    After last week’s focus on the best in class quality, value for money and friendly service award winners, this follow-up analysis shines a spotlight on those out-performing operators topping the league tables at Net Promoter Score (NPS) and Revisit Intention (RI).

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    Analysis & Insight

    And the 2019 consumer award winners are…

    2020-01-08T08:31:00Z

    While we are in the midst of the entertainment awards season it would be most neglectful not to extend this to the worlds of foodservice and hospitality. 

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    News

    Veganuary operator offering round-up

    2020-01-03T08:18:00Z

    Once again, Veganuary is upon us, and with the number of vegans more than doubling to 600,000 between 2016 and 2019, this year’s operator offering is bigger than ever. 

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    News

    Gunwharf Quays – Restaurant and retail therapy a plenty!

    2019-12-11T08:17:00Z

    With more than 30 bars, cafés and restaurants (as well as over 90 shops) Gunwharf Quays offers an abundance of opportunities for plenty of remedial treatment. Supported by its impressive waterfront location, attractive design and assorted leisure-related reasons to visit, Gunwharf Quays is one of the UK’s finest outlet shopping centres. So amongst some Christmas shopping, I was keen to see how it is using its extensive assortment of Food & Beverage purveyors to both restore weary shoppers as well as to act as a footfall driver in its own right. But also, and more critically, I was keener to see some something new and surprising.

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    News

    Donut King launches third Debanhams site

    2019-11-22T08:29:00Z

    Donut King, the Australian-founded brand from Retail Food Group (RFG), has opened its third UK site with Debenhams. The latest site opened in Debenhams’ Wigan store, and follows previous openings in Basildon’s Eastgate Shopping and Sheffield earlier this year. The partnership is being led Sam Shutt, head of ...

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    News

    Wrapchic bought out of administration

    2019-08-07T07:55:00Z

    Indian-Mexican fusion burrito brand Wraphic has been bought out of administration after being impacted by “issues with franchisees”.

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    Subway re-brands with new menu

    2019-07-16T07:45:00Z

    Subway has unveiled a new menu, with 21 new ingredients, including gluten free bread, soft poached eggs and sriracha sauce.

  • FSA
    Analysis & Insight

    Cleanliness next to goodliness?

    2019-07-11T07:58:00Z

    Following reports by the BBC last month that food delivery platforms are undermining public trust by listing operators with poor hygiene ratings, MCA insight director Steve Gotham takes a look at the latest MCA Eating Out Panel data to find out how consumers view the cleanliness of their eating out experiences.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Subway subpar?

    2019-06-18T07:35:00Z

    At more than 2,500 outlets, Subway is the biggest foodservice brand in the UK by site numbers. But how is the franchised business performing? MCA director of insight Steve Gotham delves into the data.

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    Analysis & Insight

    We need to talk about lunch…

    2019-06-12T07:34:00Z

    Is the lunch occasion losing some of its specialness? With the average number of lunches eaten out on the decline, MCA’s market insight director Steve Gotham delves into some of the data to see what trends could be impacting the numbers.

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    News

    Neds appoints former Subway operator to lead franchising

    2019-05-15T07:53:00Z

    Neds Noodle Bar has appointed Farhat Abbas, a former Subway and Warrens Bakery operator, as its franchise development director, MCA has learnt.