All Walkabout articles – Page 5

  • All Bar One Buckingham Gate
    Analysis & Insight

    Operators make Youth 100 shortlist


    More than 35 leading pub, restaurant and bar operators have made the shortlist of this year’s Youth 100

  • Walkabout

    ​Walkabout has the potential to return to 50 sites


    Intertain has said it has already received interest from a mixture of private equity and high-net worth individuals

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    Intertain explores investment options


    Intertain has appointed advisors to help secure new investment in the business to finance its expansion plans

  • News

    London councils 'curb pub openings'


    London councils are clamping down on granting planning permission for new drinking outlets, to prevent a “saturation of pubs” and the creation of “binge drinking hubs”, property agents have warned

  • Tortilla

    Q2 trading update


    M&C Report talks to pub, bar and restaurant groups about trading in the second quarter of 2014, with reflections on the first six months of the calendar year. The consensus is that the strong first quarter had broadly continued in Q2, aided to some extent by the weather and sporting fixtures, and operators are largely optimistic about the year ahead

  • Little Chef

    Branded chain success is not a given


    Allegra Foodservice expects the total UK restaurant market to grow by 1.7% to reach £48bn by the end of 2014. While this rate might appear relatively modest, it reflects the point that the market is by no means firing on all cylinders – and that trading conditions, whilst improving, remain challenging for many. Steve Gotham, insight director at Allegra Foodservice, assesses the situation

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    Intertain partners with online gaming firm


    Intertain, the Walkabout bar operator, has signed a one-year deal to partner with BetVernons as online gaming partner with branding rights across Walkabout’s offline, digital and social media platforms

  • News

    Sticks’n’Sushi eyes further UK expansion


    Sticks ‘n’ Sushi, the Danish restaurant group, plans to double its estate in the UK over the next two years, including the opening of a site in Canary Wharf next spring

  • News

    Digital advertising 'must be more targeted'


    Digital advertising needs to be “much more targeted” at individual pub customers, a leading marketing expert told the Future Pub Conference

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    Intertain signs Jongleurs deal


    Comedy club brand Jongleurs is to return to the operator of the Walkabout bar brand for the first time in over four years

  • Crystal ball

    Hopes and fears


    M&C Report speaks to operators from across the pub, bar and restaurant sector to ask their views on the biggest challenges and opportunities for 2014

  • Luminar Pryzm

    The only way is up


    Peter Marks, chief executive director of the Luminar Group, tells Dominic Walsh how the nightclub operator is remodelling its estate through a programme of investment, after it was rescued from administration in 2011

  • News

    Captive Media secures funding for UK rollout


    Captive Media, the company behind the first interactive washroom media system for on-trade venues, has appointed three new industry figures to its Board of Advisors and secured £300k in new funding to boost the company’s presence across the UK.

  • Analysis & Insight

    Under-30s socialise more in homes than in pubs


    Under-30s now socialise in homes more than in pubs and bars, according to a new market overview from CGA Peach that highlights the “fickle” nature of modern consumers

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    Intertain: Eyeing the aspirational space, sales uplifts, digital innovation


    M C Report reports from Intertain’s presentation for suppliers and hears from chief executive John Leslie and chief operating officer Simon Kaye about the evolution of the Walkabout operator and its plans for 2014.

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    Intertain completes Lincoln refurb


    Intertain has completed its latest refurbishment with a £400,000 investment at Walkabout in Lincoln

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    Intertain invests £3m reopening Walkabout in Blackpool


    Intertain, the bar operator, reopened its Walkabout bar in Blackpool City Centre last night following a fire that destroyed the venue earlier in the year

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    Intertain revamps digital strategy


    Intertain, the Walkabout bar operator, has introduced an on-line booking system as part of its new digital strategy

  • Analysis & Insight

    Domino’s most attractive brand for 18-24 year olds


    Domino’s is the eating-out brand that matter most to 18-24 year olds, according to the Youth 100 compiled by research firm Voxburner

  • Weekend Press

    Weekend press round-up, 19-20 October


    Pubs Pubs call for time over debt One of Britain’s biggest pub operators is planning a new deal with its lenders to ease the burden of its £700m debt pile. Spirit, which owns 1,200 pubs, including the Chef Brewer chain, is due to start repaying its ...