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Restaurants, pubs sales down 27% in June YoY, but near 2019 levels 

Total sales in restaurants were up by 3% in June.
3 days ago

Restaurants, pubs sales down 27% in June YoY, but near 2019 levels 

Total sales in restaurants were up by 3% in June.
3 days ago

Shopper conference stable amidst rising inflation

More people also expect to be better off financially than worse off in the year ahead.
11 days ago

Papa John’s eyes 250 restaurants in Germany over next seven years

Its franchise partner already opened its first seven Papa John’s in Magdeburg and Leipzig.
18 days ago

Itsu poised to open 100 new outlets after striking Bridgepoint deal

The partnership is also the second time the London-based group invested in Julian Metcalfe’s ventures.
1 month ago

Pubs, restaurants see 26% sales drop in May as restrictions continue

On a like-for-like sales basis, groups recorded a 15% drop in May 2021 from May 2019.
1 month ago

Caffè Carluccio brews challenge to high street coffee brands with 500-store plan

The chain is looking to enter travel hubs, city centres and neighbourhood locations.
1 month ago

Domino’s hiring 5,000 chefs, delivery drivers in response to ‘strong’ demand

The move comes amidst growing concerns about labour shortages after Brexit and COVID-19.
1 month ago

EggRun eyes solid London footing before taking a crack at nat'l expansion

In a post-lockdown world, co-founders Laurent Manuel and Asher Grant express optimism in getting a bigger market share as consumers slowly return to office spaces.
1 month ago

Restaurant, pub sales down by a quarter in April 

Pubs are drawing on outside space to outperform restaurants.
2 months ago

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.
2 months ago

Spending during first week of reopening higher compared to initial lockdown: CGA

Nearly half of consumers have already returned to venues.
2 months ago

Greggs to trial vegan ham baguette, sausage breakfast roll

A wider launch is planned for later in the year.
3 months ago

YO! inks deal to supply food-to-go products to WH Smith

The initial trial will run in hospitals at Pinderfields in Yorkshire, and Southampton, as well as several travel hubs.
3 months ago

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 development.
3 months ago

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

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