All Toby Carvery articles – Page 3

  • Mitchells & Butlers

    M&B FY lfls up 1.8%


    Mitchells & Butlers has reported like-for-like sales for the 53 weeks to 30 September up 1.8% with the past seven weeks seeing a 2.3% rise.

  • Eating out
    Analysis & Insight

    Eating out market growth stalled in Q2


    The total value of the Eating Out Market fell 1% between Q2 2016 and the same period this year, the latest data from MCA has shown.

  • Miller & Carter exterior

    Get Carter


    There was an oversight at MCA’s annual Restaurant Conference, which took place last month. It was an oversight that some of the leading operators quietly pointed out to me; we had forgotten to mention a growing brand that was having an impact on the performance of parts of their estates – Mitchells & Butlers’ (M&B) premium steakhouse concept, Miller & Carter

  • Top 25 fastest growing pub groups
    Analysis & Insight

    Customers scoring pubs higher


    The latest data from MCA’s Pub Brand Monitor has shown customers are more likely to recommend leading pub brands than they were a year ago.

  • News

    M&B confirms Just Eat trial


    Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has confirmed it has started a trial with Just Eat, the online delivery platform, across a number of its leading brands

  • Mitchells & Butlers

    M&B links up with Just Eat


    Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has started a trial with Just Eat, the online delivery platform, across a number of its leading brands

  • News

    Ei Group appoints new commercial property director


    Ei Group has appointed Greg Parkes, formerly of Mitchells & Butlers (M&B), as its new commercial property director

  • Analysis & Insight

    Pub restaurants missing out on social media influence


    Branded restaurants are excelling at marketing themselves on social media – while pub restaurants are missing out on social media influence, MCA analysis has found.

  • Analysis & Insight

    Tuned in to the frequency


    MCA’s Eating Out Panel looks at three key factors when analysing data – participation, frequency and average spend. Here, Steve Gotham takes a look at descending figures for the start of the year

  • Analysis & Insight

    JDW retains dominance among pub brands


    The latest Pub Brand Monitor from MCA has shown that despite site closures over the past year and a fall in its share of breakfast and dinner visits, JD Wetherspoon remains the market leader.

  • Mitchells and Butler Logo

    M&B: Consumer confidence; innovation ethos; early tech trialists


    MCA talks to Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) chief executive Phil Urban about the consumer landscape; the value equation; the return of the company’s innovation ethos; the optimum size of a concept’s estate and how new format Son of Steak might potentially become a solution for part of the company’s retail & leisure parks estate.

  • News

    Prime time for pubs in Q1


    Pub restaurants were the most frequently visited channel in the eating out sector, despite a fall in the proportion of consumers visiting the channel overall, MCA analysis has found.

  • Analysis & Insight

    Five Guys the most popular fast food chain


    Five Guys  has been ranked the UK’s most popular fast food chain for the second year running

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    Analysis & Insight

    Nando’s rides high in chain restaurant rankings


    The latest MCA data shows Nando’s widening the gap on competitors to cement its place as the number one chain restaurant brand for dinner.

  • Walkabout
    Analysis & Insight

    Customer service stars of 2016


    MCA director of insight, Steve Gotham, looks at which operators topped the league tables for friendly and speedy service during 2016 and what lessons we can learn from their success.

  • New menu items analysis - April 2016
    Analysis & Insight

    Menu price inflation back with a vengeance


    The latest MCA data has shown that menu price inflation has returned to the sector in the past year – significantly outstripping the Consumer Price Index.

  • Toby Carvery logo
    Analysis & Insight

    Scores on the doors


    The latest data from MCA’s comprehensive Eating Out Panel has revealed a strong showing for pub companies, outperforming their restaurant counterparts in terms of net promoter scores throughout the day. MCA’s director of insight, Steve Gotham, looks at some of the reasons the Great British pub is still resonating so strongly with consumers.

  • Analysis & Insight

    Nando’s tops restaurant brands at lunch and dinner


    Nando’s cemented its status as the most popular chain restaurant at lunch and dinner with a strong performance in Q3, the latest MCA data has shown.

  • Analysis & Insight

    Hungry Horse gains visit share as JDW form dips


    Greene King is seeing dividends from its investment in Hungry Horse, MCA’s latest Pub Brand Monitor has shown, as JD Wetherspoon loses share at key dayparts.

  • Analysis & Insight

    Millennials driving restaurant growth


    Millennials and ABC1 parents with children at home are the most valuable customers in the UK restaurant industry, MCA analysis has found