Research

Top hospitality group sales slip 1.7% over wet weather

It is the first year-on-year drop in monthly sales since September 2022.
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Top hospitality group sales slip 1.7% over wet weather

It is the first year-on-year drop in monthly sales since September 2022.
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How UK’s coffee segment has evolved according to Costa Coffee

The brand analysed millions of transactions across its stores for the last 24 months.
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How fast-food chains utilise meal deals and LTOs to meet changing consumer demands

LTOs and seasonal items’ share on the menu has grown by 12% in the last year.
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Pizza chains losing ground to restaurant rivals: report

This is despite the QSR industry seeing a rise in customer spending.

Shift in fast food menus sees focus on £5-£10 offerings

25% of menu items are in this bracket but the landscape is slowly shifting.

Hospitality closure rates slow amidst easing of cost pressures

One in 40 licensed premises have shut down in the last 12 months

Greggs, Costa named amongst UK’s strongest brands

EY is named the strongest brand this year after Dettol falls from the top 10 rankings.

Fast food menus balloon 6% over the last year

By assortment size, drinks are leading the way.

Foodservice price inflation falls below 10% for the first time in two years

This is measured by CGA Prestige Foodservice Price Index.

At-home grows but remained flat in March

This is seen as a sign of more consumers eating out.

Fast food chains adapt menus amidst decreasing demand

Chains continue to focus on meal deals and LTOs.

Secret ingredients behind popular price promotion

Campaigns offering percentage discounts constituted 17% of all LTO’s, gaining in popularity last year.

Food price inflation in hospitality continues falls but still higher than retail sector

Food price inflation in hospitality is 2.4 times higher than in retail.

Hospitality workers happier at work despite dip in earnings

Almost 3 in 5 are reporting a healthy work/life balance.

Combo meals surge as top fast-food offer

This type of offers made up almost half of special price promotions in 2023.

Last hour takeaway cancellations cause restaurants to lose more than $3k yearly

A weekly revenue of £10k may experience a loss from £66 to £133. 

Special price offers, free delivery tops list of preferred strategy for price promotions in 2023

Campaigns offering percentage discount are prevalent amongst delivery aggregators.