All Two for One articles – Page 2

  • News

    Patty & Bun Borough 'most ambitious yet'


    Patty & Bun’s forthcoming Borough site will be its most ambitious yet, and see the brand unveil a full breakfast and coffee offering for the most time, MCA has learnt.

  • News

    Discounting predicted to remain at elevated levels


    The level of discounting in the eating and drinking-out sector hit epic proportions last year and shows no sign of abating as we head into 2018, according to industry experts.

  • TGI Friday

    Forrester: “Something has to give on discounts”


    TGI Fridays chief executive Karen Forrester has said “something has to give” on the plethora of discounts being offered across the sector.

  • Puttshack

    Puttshack set for No.1 Poultry


    Puttshack, Adam Breeden’s next-generation mini-golf, bar and restaurant experience, is set to open in the City

  • News

    Puttshack confirms Westfield London opening


    Puttshack, Adam Breeden’s next-generation mini-golf, bar and restaurant experience, has confirmed its first opening, a £15m venue in Westfield London.

  • Vegan food
    Analysis & Insight

    Momentum in vegan trend merits greater recognition


    Veganism is one of the UK’s fastest growing lifestyle trends, but how can operators capitalise on its popularity and what is currently stopping them? MCA’s Steve Gotham reports.

  • News

    Shaftesbury portfolio value grows 2% to £3.45bn


    West End landlord, Shaftesbury, has seen the value of its portfolio grow 2% to £3.45bn in the six months to 31 March.

  • News

    Soho House eyes Manchester for Mollie’s launch


    Soho House is believed to have lined up Manchester as the first location for the opening of its new Mollie’s Motel format

  • Opinion

    Consumption is the mother of all mix-ups


    Chris Snowdon, of the Institute of Economic Affairs, was one of the guest speakers at MCA’s FD Leaders Club yesterday. He discussed the ongoing campaign by the anti-alcohol lobby to pressurise the Government into further regulation despite overwhelming evidence that consumption has been falling for years.

  • Opinion

    Serving up the restaurant of the future


    From online ordering to real-time delivery status updates and remote check-in for reservations, some tech-savvy restaurant companies are already creating next-generation dining experiences. 

  • News

    Wasabi launches new employee engagement programme


    Wasabi has partnered with Perkbox, to launch a new incentives, rewards and engagement programme for its employees

  • Analysis & Insight

    Consumer spending in Q3 maintains upward trajectory


    Consumer spending maintained an upward trajectory in the third quarter of the year, recording growth of 3.6%

  • News

    Batemans eyes acquisitions after transformative year


    Batemans has grown its managed and ‘manchised’ estate to seven pubs and is close to securing two more acquisitions – including the company’s largest ever investment, MCA understands.

  • News

    Burns: Landscape shifts set to continue


    Analyst Karl Burns at Investec has said that the UK’s pub & restaurant sector is going through a period of significant change, resulting in market share shift, margin pressure and higher capex requirements, putting pressure on returns.

  • Ed's Victoria Centre

    Back on track


    Dominic Walsh explores the fall from grace of Ed’s Easy Diner and ponders whether the travails of recent months have done any lasting damage to this business, whilst at the same time asking whether there is merit in a future link up between Stonegate and Mitchells & Butlers

  • Marston's

    French: Marston’s has potential to unlock further value


    Initiating coverage of Marston’s, leading sector analyst Simon French at Cenkos says that the pub operator and brewer offers the fastest earnings growth and the highest dividend yield in the pub and restaurant sector

  • Analysis & Insight

    Delivering more


    The next six months should prove a significant period in shaping the UK’s food delivery sector, with new entrants, new formats and an increasing battle for operator loyalty and market share.

  • News

    Punch partners with Just Eat


    Punch has partnered with Just Eat in two trials – one that sees pubs offering a takeaway service and one allowing pubs without kitchens to have food delivered for their customers.

  • News

    New code launched for pubcos under-500 sites


    A new code of practice has been launched for tenanted and leased pub companies under the 500-site statutory code threshold.

  • News

    BrewDog trails new pizza offer


    BrewDog is trailing a new pizza menu at four of its sites, including a daytime two-for-one offer.