Executive insights

18 Aug 15
The brand announced that for the year ended 31 March 2015, sales grew 33%.
18 Aug 15
CEO Clive Schlee followed up on a previous blog post about making Pret more vegetarian-friendly.
11 Aug 15
A story published by Reuters quoted analysts saying that the brand was well positioned to attempt a 2016 listing, however later reports poured...
9 Aug 15
Following their recent expansion we sat down with Japanese chain K10 to learn more about the brand, how they made it through the recession with a...
5 Aug 15
Pret CEO Clive Schlee wrote about how the British market is shifting towards vegetarian diets and the brand’s plans to adapt.
3 Aug 15
2015 has seen a renewed push by Australian founded juice chain Boost Juice in the UK.
30 Jul 15
The bakery chain reported total sales reaching £398 million for the 26 weeks ending on July 4th.
30 Jul 15
The pizza chain announced that it made £426.7 million from system sales as part of the results for the 26 weeks ended 28 June 2015.
29 Jul 15
According to a story published by the Telegraph, the private equity owner of Pizza Hut will consider selling the business later this year.
28 Jul 15
Turnover for the chain increased by 17.9%, as it finishes the financial year (for 52 weeks, ending 26 April 2015).
26 Jul 15
The NPD Group has revealed how Food on the Go contributes to a significant proportion of QSR traffic - accounting for two third of all visits.
23 Jul 15
Like for like sales grew 3.2% from April 1 to June 30 this year, according to the food operator’s third quarter trading update.
21 Jul 15
The sushi and bento chain reported that turnover grew 21% to £63,593,000 in the year to 27 December 2014.
21 Jul 15
The coffee shop chain announced that it will be building a brand new roastery to support its national and international growth ambitions.
21 Jul 15
Alan Yau revealed plans to turn one of his latest London openings into his next global food chain.
20 Jul 15
At the time of publication, the brand has already raised more than £750,000, exceeding their target of £500,000.
20 Jul 15
Following their recent crowd funding raise, we sat down with Hummus Bros to learn more about the mediterranean brand and where the see their brand...
14 Jul 15
The gourmet pie brand has launched the Pie Bond which offers 8% interest, aiming to raise £750,000, via Crowdcube.
13 Jul 15
Hotcha, the UK's first Chinese QSR chain speak to us about their brand, plans for the future and how they stand out in a crowded marketplace...
7 Jul 15
The Chinese takeaway chain hopes to raise £1,000,000 from the mini-bonds.
7 Jul 15
The company is seeking to raise a minimum of £750,000 on crowd funding platform Seedrs as it seeks to expand globally.
7 Jul 15
The coffee shop chain saw an 43% rise in iced drinks year on year.
16 Jun 15
The French bakery and café brand announced its financial results for the year ended 31 December 2014.
15 Jun 15
Having opened their first store in Manchester six months ago, and with their next store set to open on London’s Portabello Road in addition...
27 May 15
Following the recent announcement that US sandwich chain Potbelly planned to open in the UK, we sat down with Master Franchise holder Akbar Sheikh...
11 May 15
According to an article in City AM, round two of the bidding has begun.
29 Apr 15
The bakery retailer announced a 5.9% like-for-like sales growth over the 16 weeks to April 25.
26 Apr 15
It has been a busy 2015 for the healthy fast food chain Wrap it Up!
17 Apr 15
As Tossed, the salad bar chain, get set to celebrate their tenth year of operations, they have begun to expand from their traditional footprint...
31 Mar 15
Consumers find that the current vegetarian options in restaurants are too limited for their taste, and they would appreciate more variety in...
30 Mar 15
Fulham Shore PLC said 30 March 2015 it will buy 99% of Rocca Ltd, the owner of the Franco Manca restaurant group, for about GBP 27.5 million in...
9 Mar 15
Following on from the successful completion of their recent crowd funding bond, we sat down with Taylor St Baristas CEO Richard Shaer to find...
5 Mar 15
The bakery food-on-the-go retailer’s CEO called 2014 ‘a year of exceptional progress’.
27 Feb 15
Chief Financial Officer Paul Pomroy promoted to Managing Director.
17 Feb 15
There has been increasing discussion among the QSR community about the trend towards opening stores outside of the traditional high street...
16 Dec 14
Herewith their comments posted online.