19 November 2018
Britain’s managed pub and restaurant groups saw collective like-for-like sales grow just 0.2 per cent in October, according to latest figures from the Coffer Peach Business Tracker – with pubs and bars doing better than casual dining chains.
30 October 2018
Fiscal Phil has announced the Government’s last Budget before Brexit, assuming it happens, but what does it mean for the Consumer Markets sector?
15 October 2018
Sunny weather in September again proved good news for Britain’s managed pubs, with collective like-for-like sales up 1.9 per cent on the same month last year, according to latest figures from the Coffer Peach Business Tracker. But restaurant chains had another tough month.
09 October 2018
There is a craft spirit movement which is exciting for the Scottish drink scene. This movement is epitomized by new innovations and product types challenging traditional perceptions.
01 October 2018
Paul Newman, head of leisure and hospitality at RSM, comments on the Prime Minister's announcement that restaurant staff are to receive all their tips.
28 September 2018
2018 has seen several high-profile businesses being rescued or left to fail; others are seeking to review their portfolios, funding position or to rationalise their structures; even previously “untouchable” businesses such as John Lewis are feeling the effects of an increasingly tough trading environment.
17 September 2018
Britain’s managed pub and restaurant groups saw collective like-for-like sales edge up 0.6 per cent in August, latest figures from the Coffer Peach Business Tracker show - with more mixed weather bringing better news for the country’s casual dining chains.
20 August 2018
July’s heatwave was good news for Britain’s pubs – but heaped more pressure on the country’s restaurant chains, latest figures from the Coffer Peach Business Tracker show. Managed pub and bar groups saw collective like-for-like sales rise 2.7 per cent against last July, while sales across restaurant groups plummeted, down a substantial 4.8 per cent in like-for-like trading.
16 July 2018
Britain’s pubs enjoyed a mini sales boom in June thanks to the hot weather and the start of the World Cup, latest figures from the Coffer Peach Business Tracker confirm. But while the country’s managed pub and bar groups saw collective like-for-like sales rise 2.8 per cent against last June, restaurant groups were suffering in the heat with a 1.8 per cent fall in like-for-like trading.
29 June 2018
At the start of the year we made some predictions about the leisure and hospitality sector in 2018. As we reach the half way point, we reflect on the first six months and consider what may still yet occur in 2018.