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New openings round-up
23 April, 2015

Byron, Five Guys, Young’s, Dean’s Diner, Nando’s, Bella Italia, New Moon and Cosmo are among the brands with launch plans this week as casual dining’s new openings continue apace.

New Peach Report magazine OUT NOW

The new issue of Peach Report magazine arrives on desks this week with an exclusive interview with The Restaurant Group boss Danny Breithaupt, latest BrandTrack insight on the nation's drinking habits and full coverage of the 2015 CGA Peach Consumer Insight & Marketing Conference.

Top operators flock to Jim Sullivan’s Leadership Masterclass
11 May, The Congress Centre, London WC1

Some of the sharpest operators in the business are booked in for Jim Sullivan’s Leadership Fundamentals Masterclass in London on 11 May 2015—and time is running out for you to join them.

New openings round-up
16 April, 2015

Carluccio’s is to open in Cardiff Mermaid Quay, Barnet High Street and Cheltenham in the next couple of months as it steps up its rate of expansion. Other brands with opening news this week include Reds True BBQ, Foxlow, Chipotle, Cote, Turtle Bay, PAUL, Potbelly, Taco Bell and Brasserie Blanc.

Easter delivers 5% uplift in like-for-like sales
15 April, 2015

The Easter break brought a boost for Britain’s managed pub and restaurant groups with collective like-for-like sales up 5.1% on 2014’s four-day holiday weekend, according to latest Coffer Peach Business Tracker figures. However, the strong Easter performance followed a weaker March, when trading was marginally down on last year.

New openings round-up
9 April, 2015

The Stable, the pizza-and-cider concept backed by Fuller’s, opened in Plymouth over the Easter weekend. Among a host of other brands with opening news this week are Busaba Eathai, Chatime, Wagamama, Nando’s, ETM, TGI Friday’s, Blues Kitchen and Peyton & Byrne.

New openings round-up
2 April, 2015

Bella Italia has lined up five new openings over the next couple of months, including its biggest restaurant to date. Other brands with opening news this week include Brasserie Bar Co, Camino, Prezzo, Nando’s, Chipotle, Faucet Inn, Thaikhun and Loungers.

New openings round-up
26 March, 2015

Busaba Eathai will open in Manchester and Leeds as it kickstarts an expansion beyond London. It is among a stack of brands with opening plans this week, including Be At One, ETM, Jamie’s, Fuller’s, The Stable, Walkabout, Chicken Shop, Ribble Valley Inns and Greene King.

Tell the story - CGA Peach marketing conference
19 March, 2015

Great marketing teams construct stories around the brands, get under the skin of their customers and look beyond the industry for inspiration. Those were among the messages at CGA Peach’s Consumer Insight & Marketing Conference at the Tate Modern in London yesterday (18 March).

New openings round-up
19 March, 2015

La Tasca opened at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham yesterday. Other brands with launch plans this week include Fuller’s, Ed’s Easy Diner, Barburrito, Gusto, Bill’s, Turtle Bay, Pho and Café Murano.

New openings round-up
12 March, 2015

ASK Italian has opened its new flagship restaurant in Manchester. Other brands with opening plans this week include Wahaca, Coast to Coast, Harry Ramsden’s, Chimichanga, TGI Friday’s, Loungers, Bella Italia, Cosmo and Meatliquor.

Groups maintain post-recession revival
12 March, 2015

Managed pub and restaurant groups saw collective like-for-like sales edge up 1.6% in February, according to latest Coffer Peach Business Tracker figures - continuing an almost two-year trend of consistent post-recession growth.

New openings round-up
5 March, 2015

The Draft House has opened its seventh pub on Shepherds Bush Road. Other brands with opening news this week include Tossed, Carluccio’s, Turtle Bay, Corney & Barrow and Benito’s Hat.

Transformed Tragus changes name and plans 70 new sites
3 March, 2015

Tragus Group, owner of the Bella Italia and Cafe Rouge brands, is to be renamed the Casual Dining Group as it returns to the expansion trail with plans to open 70 new restaurants over the next three years and refurbish 160 existing sites.

Last few tickets remaining for CGA Peach marketing conference
CGA Peach Consumer Insight & Marketing Conference, 18 March 2015, Tate Modern, London

CGA Peach is delighted to reveal the full programme for this year's Consumer Insight & Marketing Conference at the Tate Modern in London on 18 March. And with only a handful of tickets remaining, anyone interested in joining the sector's only dedicated marketing conference needs to act fast.

Restaurant Group to speed up brand roll-outs
27 February, 2015

The Restaurant Group is accelerating its brand roll-out plans. It opened 40 new sites last year and plans for up to 50 new openings in 2015. The news came as it reported a strong start to this year with like-for-like sales up 2.5% for the eight weeks to 22 February.

More people going out to the pub at Christmas
26 February, 2015

Consumers paid a total of 165 million visits to pubs, bars and clubs over Christmas - 15 million more than in the previous festive season, according to new data from CGA Strategy.

New openings round-up
26 February, 2015

Artisan café and bakery concept PAUL is opening at the Parkway shopping centre in Newbury on 25 March—its first of six planned openings over 2015. Other brands with opening news this week include Coast to Coast, the Real Greek, Ceviche, Revere, Giraffe, Prezzo, Pizza Express, Loungers and more.

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Five things Peach Report learned about Wagamama
25 February, 2015

The latest issue of Peach Report, out now, features a profile of some major developments at Wagamama. Here are five of the key messages. more...

New openings round-up
23 April, 2015

Byron, Five Guys, Young’s, Dean’s Diner, Nando’s, Bella Italia, New Moon and Cosmo are among the brands with launch plans this week as casual dining’s new openings continue apace.

Drinking out spend outpaces eating
27 April, 2015

UK consumers are still feeling a squeeze on spending, but eating and drinking out continue to increase their share of the leisure pound, according to the latest edition of Greene King’s Leisure Spend Tracker. more...

Sales soar for Starbucks
27 April, 2015

Starbucks has reported record revenue worldwide and an increase in like for like sales in its Europe region—suggesting that the controversy about its tax arrangements here is now well behind it. more...

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Pub and restaurant groups see November like-for-likes grow 3.4%
11 December, 2015

Pub and restaurant groups saw collective like-for-like sales grow 3.4% in November, against the same month last year. Latest figures from the Coffer Peach Business Tracker also showed that London remains more buoyant than the rest of the country with like-for-like sales up 6.1%, compared to 2.4% outside the M25. more...

‘Hand to hand combat’ on London property
27 April, 2015

The new wave of US burger imports to the UK is widening choice—but it’s also adding to the huge weight of pressure on property prices in the capital, says the Financial Times. more...

Top 10 Reasons to Attend Jim Sullivan’s Fundamentals Masterclass
The Congress Centre, London WC1, 11 May 2015

There are lots of reasons to be in the audience for the ONLY Live Workshop Jim Sullivan will present in London this year on 11 May at xxxx. Here are the top 10 reasons you and your team should attend: more...

Not a year to be insular
23 February, 2015

They’re coming at you from every angle. Competition in the eating and drinking out market has never been fiercer—and it’s intensifying. Yet optimism for 2015 among our business leaders remains resolutely high. more...

The 10 commitments of focus
20 February, 2013

Life is short, so concentrate on making a difference: that's a good philosophy to live by, says Jim Sullivan, and it works just as well for your business as it does in the wider world more...


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More than a casual relationship?
13 January, 2015

Everyone wants loyal customers and lots of them. But who are they, what do they look like? And how do you measure their commitment—and their numbers? David Martin looks at the latest BrandTrack analysis to try to pin down some answers, but finds a lack of affinity may be a bigger issue