Peach Report


New openings round-up
4 February, 2016

Thaikhun, Franco Manca, Carluccio’s, Five Guys, Harry Ramsden’s, Tortilla, Cottons, Geronimo and Côte are among the many brands with news of new openings this week.

New openings round-up
28 January, 2016

In another lively week of expansion news, brands including the Alchemist, Gusto, Côte, Nando’s, Wagamama, Thaikhun, Solita, Rosa’s, Carluccio’s and Prezzo have all lined up new openings.

New openings round-up
21 January, 2016

The year has begun with another flurry of openings news from brands including Red’s, Smashburger, Carluccio’s, Busaba Eathai, Le Bistrot Pierre, Marston’s, Loungers, Côte, Bella Italia and many more.

CGA Peach events: Save the dates
18 Januray, 2016

CGA Peach is pleased to reveal the dates for its industry-leading events programme in 2016 - including the prestigious 2020 Conference and Hero & Icon Awards dinner on Wednesday 23rd November 2016.

Pub and restaurant groups beat 2014 festive trading performance
18 January, 2016

Pub and restaurant groups saw collective like-for-like sales increase 1.8% over the six-week Christmas and New Year period. Latest figures from the Coffer Peach Business Tracker show that after a slow start most of the uplift came in the last two weeks of the festive season.

New openings round-up
14 January, 2016

2016 has opened with no sign of a let-up in the pace of new openings, with plans this week from brands including Hawksmoor, CAU, Côte, PizzaExpress, Geronimo, GBK and Bella Italia.

CGA Peach events—Save the dates
13 January, 2016

CGA Peach is pleased to reveal the dates for its industry-leading events programme in 2016—including the prestigious 2020 Conference and Hero & Icon Awards dinner on Wednesday 23rd November 2016.

Ivell becomes president of ALMR
13 Januray, 2016

The ALMR has appointed one of leisure and hospitality’s best-known leaders to be its president. Bob Ivell, chairman of Mitchells & Butlers (M&B), will join the senior team of the trade association, marking another significant milestone in the on-going development of the ALMR, which has grown 30% each year for the past three years.

New openings round-up
7 January, 2016

With the pace of many operators’ roll-outs showing no signs of flagging, there is new openings news this week from brands including The Diner, Leon, Inamo, Fuller’s, the Cocktail Trading Company, Loungers, Marston’s, New World Trading Company, All Bar One and CAU.

YO! Sushi's Rowland to lead ALMR's new casual dining forum
17 December, 2015

The ALMR has underlined its position as the UK’s voice for casual dining businesses with the appointment of YO! Sushi executive chairman Robin Rowland to its board and the establishment of a new Casual Dining CEO Forum.

New openings round-up
17 December, 2015

As the year draws to a close, brands with openings either in the last few weeks of December or into the new year include Turtle Bay, Loungers, Bella Italia, Honest Burgers, Prezzo, Walkabout, Tonkotsu, YO! Sushi, Itsu and many more.

New Peach Report magazine out now

The latest issue of Peach Report magazine is out now with full and exclusive coverage of the CGA Peach 2020 conference and the 2015 Hero & Icon Awards. It was certainly a year for the 'disruptors'.

British towns join openings boom
15 December, 2015

Nearly two in three British towns have seen their numbers of pubs, bars, restaurants and clubs rise or stay the same in the last year, the latest edition of the licensed trade’s Market Growth Monitor from AlixPartners and CGA Peach reveals.

New openings round-up
10 December, 2015

Brands with opening news for the final few days before Christmas and beyond into 2016 include Levi Roots, GBK, Nando’s, Coast to Coast, Tortilla, Honest Burgers, Wildwood, Turtle Bay, the Botanist, Costa and many more.

Post-Paris nervousness hits London’s eating and drinking-out markets
10 December, 2015

London’s pub and restaurant trade saw sales dip in November in the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks. Public nervousness about going out led to a 1.5% decline in like-for-like sales in the capital, with chain restaurants feeling the biggest impact, according to latest figures from the industry’s sales barometer, the Coffer Peach Business Tracker.

New openings round-up
3 December, 2015

Ahead of the Christmas frenzy, there is news this week of new and future openings from brands including Vapiano, Burger & Lobster, Revolucion de Cuba, Leon, Five Guys, Shake Shack, TGI Friday’s, Pizza Express, Nando’s, Patty & Bun, Flat Iron and many more.

New openings round-up
26 November, 2015

A hectic year of new openings is ending with a final flurry of launches, with expansion news this week from brands including Bella Italia, Red’s, Bill’s, Leon, MEATliquor, Tampopo, Piccolino, Five Guys, Miller & Carter, Carluccio’s, Thaikhun and more.

CGA Peach honours 2015 Heroes & Icons
17 November, 2015

Industry leaders James Horler, Simon Kossoff and Mike Tye have all been honoured with Icon Awards at CGA Peach's prestigious 2015 Hero & Icon Awards - with 14 leading casual dining and pub brands and two more individuals also recognised.

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Imbiba fires up barbecue concept
3 February, 2016

The Imbiba Partnership, backer of operators including Drake & Morgan and Darwin & Wallace, is plotting a new barbecue, steak and wine concept inspired by the likes of Hawksmoor. more...

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Williams out to build M
25 January, 2016

Former Gaucho managing director Martin Williams now wants to build substantial restaurant brands of his own, he says in an interview with City AM. more...

CGA Peach’s Peter Martin to talk at Hotelympia
3 February, 2016

CGA Peach’s Peter Martin will be providing an expert overview of the industry and future trends at the Hotelympia show later this month at the ExCel centre in London. more...

Disruptive influencers
21 December, 2015

The only constant is change, so they say. For anyone in the eating and drinking-out arena that is simply stating the blindingly obvious, writes Peter Martin. more...

Maxims for growth
2 July, 2015

CGA Peach hosted an exclusive Leadership Masterclass from US restaurant guru Jim Sullivan in May. Now you can learn from some of his priceless masterclass maxims for the benefit of your business more...

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Growing pains
21 December, 2015

BrandTrack, CGA Peach’s regular survey of out-of-home eating and drinking consumer behaviour, has a key focus on brands, but also gives a vital reading on the key dynamics in the market—and asks some big questions about market evolution. David Martin does the analysis more...