Executive insights

QSR brands need to appeal to health-focused consumers

Ísey Skyr Bar managing director shares her insights.
6 days ago

QSR brands need to appeal to health-focused consumers

Ísey Skyr Bar managing director shares her insights.
6 days ago

Pizza Hut UK exec asks gov’t to help businesses by reducing VAT

Amidst inflationary pressures, Pizza Hut UK wants VAT to be lowered to 12.5%.

Chains urged to improve buying discipline to tackle rising costs

Those who do so will be in the strongest position to keep their price increase to the minimum over the next few months, Lynx Purchasing suggested.

Cost pressures to cap growth, Greggs CEO says

Roger Whiteside expects cost inflation of 6% to 7% for 2022.

Three tips to future proof your QSR business through customer engagement

In a fiercely competitive market, customer engagement has always been a huge differentiator for quick-service restaurants (QSRs).

Potato milk could displace oat as more sustainable milk alternative: analyst

Potatoes remain a niche ingredient in the plant-based milk space.

Pret boss ‘optimistic’ as chain reports 15% sales to near pre-pandemic levels

The company also saw a “significant step up” at their airport shops after travel restrictions for vaccinated passengers were eased.

Chains told to prepare for autumn inflation spike

Lynx Purchasing also advised brands on potential shortages of menu items.

Papa John’s is growing an appetite for ‘fortressing’ to drive growth

UK director of business development Amit Pancholi offers the latest on the chain’s flexible franchising plan and shares his take on what’s happening...

The key trends and changes QSRs need to keep in mind to dish out a post-pandemic customer experience

Worldline’s Lee Jones provides insights on evaluating a brand’s digital transformation strategy, responding to consumer behaviour changes and loyalty...

Appetite for delivery-only kitchens expected to grow as indoor dining reopens

PKL Delivery Kitchens global head Charlie Farr explains how delivery kitchens may inform chains’ bricks and mortar strategies.

Wendy's planning to have up to 400 new restaurants as it plots UK return

It confirmed it will open its first store in Reading next month.

Popeyes' UK co-founder says chain coming to "own a space" in chicken segment

UK co-founder Elias Diaz Sese elaborates on the chain’s approach to growth, the timing behind the expansion plan, and its philosophy on product...

Oro Sushi eyeing to have six London locations by end-2022, co-founder says

The concept is looking to benefit from “wide” market gaps.