Peach Report


Peach 2020—it’s a sell-out
17 November 2015, The Brewery, Chiswell Street, London

CGA Peach’s Peach 2020 Conference, the industry’s top networking event of the year, has sold out more than a month in advance. The November Conference will tackle the eating and drinking out sector’s hottest issues in the company of its most dynamic and influential leaders.

New openings round-up
8 October, 2015

In another busy week of new openings for restaurant, pub and bar operators, there is expansion news from brands including Leon, TGI Friday’s, Turtle Bay, Cabana, Cote, Big Easy, Five Guys, Walkabout, Nando’s, Barrio and many more.

CGA Peach unveils Hero Awards shortlists
6 October, 2015

More than 60 brands and six individuals have been shortlisted for this year’s CGA Peach Hero Awards - the most prestigious prizes in the out of home eating and drinking markets.

Cocktail sales rising in restaurants
5 October, 2015

More than half of all cocktail drinkers now enjoy them in restaurants, new research from CGA Strategy reveals—proof that the popularity of mixed drinks continues to surge.

View from the top at Peach 2020
17 November 2015, The Brewery, Chiswell Street, London

How are the industry's leaders facing up to the big challenges for the eating and drinking out market? Three top bosses, Simon Emeny of Fullers, Richard Hodgson of PizzaExpress and Alex Reilley of Loungers, in a session chaired by YO! Sushi executive chairman Robin Rowland, will be talking about their approaches to staying ahead at this year's Peach 2020 conference.

New openings round-up
1 October, 2015

Brew, Byron, Cote, Loungers, Walkabout, Wagamama, Meat and Shake, Carluccio’s, Stonegate, YO! Sushi and Nando’s are among the many restaurant and pub brands with new opening plans to report this week.

New openings round-up
24 September, 2015

Nearly 30 brands opened their doors this week at the revamped Birmingham New Street station—and there is further expansion news from operators including TGI Friday’s, Thaikhun, the Botanist, Abokado, Las Iguanas, Wasabi, Brunning & Price, Columbo and many more.

New restaurant openings top 1,700
21 September, 2015

Despite the continuing closure of pubs across Britain, the eating and drinking out market saw a net 1,770 new restaurants open in the last 12 months, according to latest data compiled for the new Market Growth Monitor from AlixPartners and CGA Peach.

Dunstone to share his 2020 vision
CGA Peach 2020, 17 November 2015, The Brewery, Chiswell Street, London

Retail legend Sir Charles Dunstone, now the investor behind the stellar UK roll-out of US burger brand Five Guys, is the latest big name to join the roster of speakers for this year’s Peach 2020 Conference in November.

New openings round-up
17 September, 2015

Tortilla, Carluccio’s, Wahaca, Bella Italia, Loungers, Intertain, Nando’s, Jimmy’s, Chimichanga and MOD Pizza are among a stack of brands with opening plans this week—with shopping and leisure developments continuing to be an important focus.

New openings round-up
10 September, 2015

In another hectic week of expansion plans, there is news of openings from brands including Reds, Five Guys, Thaikhun, MeatLiquor, Iberica, Ego, Gusto, Nando’s, Carluccios, Patisserie Valerie, Ed’s Easy Diner and Wright Brothers.

Holiday slowdown for August like-for-likes
10 September, 2015

Britain’s managed pub and restaurant groups saw sales growth slow in August. Collective like-for-like sales were up just 0.6% on August last year, latest figures from the Coffer Peach Business Tracker show. Total sales, including the impact of new openings, were up 4.3%.

Five things we learned about Cabana
9 September, 2015

The latest issue of Peach Report takes a look at the latest south American concept to hit the mainstream—Cabana. Here are five things we learned from co-founder Jamie Barber

Five things we learned about Chaophraya and Thaikhun
9 September, 2015

After cutting their teeth in the north, Thai brands Chaophraya and Thaikhun are targeting national coverage, operations director Ian Leigh tells the latest issue of Peach Report. Here are five things we learned about the group

New openings round-up
3 September, 2015

Fuller’s, CAU, Cosmo, TGI Friday’s, Loungers, Viet Eat, Novus Leisure and Stonegate are among the operators with news of new openings this week.

No sweetening this pill
2 September, 2015

Make no mistake, sugar is fast becoming public health enemy number one, if it isn’t already, writes Peter Martin. Question is what is the eating and drinking out market going to do about it? One man who is passionate about tackling the issue is Jamie Oliver. He’s back on our TV screens this week to highlight what he sees as a ticking timebomb in a C4 documentary, Sugar Rush.

Latest Peach Report magazine out now

The new issue of Peach Report magazine is out now with a lowdown on the growth plans of Cabana boss, Jamie Barber, plus an analysis of the importance of trust for brands - and how to create it.

New openings round-up
27 August, 2015

As casual dining brands’ roll-outs continue apace, there is news of new openings this week from PAUL, Pho, Bill’s, Prezzo, TRG. Individual Restaurants, Las Iguanas, Gail’s, YO! Sushi, Revolution and more.

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New openings round-up
8 October, 2015

In another busy week of new openings for restaurant, pub and bar operators, there is expansion news from brands including Leon, TGI Friday’s, Turtle Bay, Cabana, Cote, Big Easy, Five Guys, Walkabout, Nando’s, Barrio and many more. more...

New brand director for Leon
13 October, 2015

Leon has further filled its pipeline of talent for a big planned expansion with the appointment of Kirsty Saddler as its brand and marketing director. more...

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Casual dining chains outstripping pubs in market sales growth
13 August, 2015

Expanding casual dining brands are increasingly competing with pubs for out-of-home consumer spending, latest figures from the Coffer Peach Business Tracker show. In July collective like-for-like sales for the managed pub and restaurant market grew 1.1%, with the highest growth coming from restaurant groups. more...

Living up to expectations
31 August, 2015

What’s to be done about the Living Wage? Some employers still want to vent their anger; others are positively embracing it. For most, resignation seems the overwhelming reaction, 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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