London Union founder Henry Dimbleby, head of marketing at the Vietnamese restaurant group PhoLibby Andrews and head of digital and loyalty at WagamamaAndre Johnstone will be joining the speakers’ roster at this year’s CGA Peach Consumer Insight & Marketing Conference in London on 6 April to discuss their approaches to an evolving discipline. How much is art, how much is science and what’s hitting the spot?
Britain is continuing to go out to eat and drink - particularly in managed pubs and branded restaurants, which saw collective like-for-like sales grow 1.7% in February against the same month last year, according to latest figures from the Coffer Peach Business Tracker.
Artisan drinks, premium spirits, cocktail innovation and rocketing choice—those are among the big drinks trends forecast for 2017 in a new round of insights from CGA Strategy’s suite of market intelligence services. Download the infographic report.
Craft beer champion Charlie McVeigh, the founder of the Draft House pub and bar group, is the latest high profile speaker to join the roster for this year’s CGA Peach Consumer Insight & Marketing Conference at Kings Place, London, on 6 April.
For all the talk of rising vegetarianism, the UK still has a very healthy appetite for meat. But while it is a generally positive trend for restaurant and pub operators, companies throughout the foodservice sector are having to deal with fluctuations in meat prices, the new Foodservice Price Index from Prestige Purchasing and CGA Strategy reveals.
Third-party delivery services and transport hubs like airports and railway stations are among the big opportunities for restaurants, pubs and bars this year, the 2017 Business Leaders’ Survey from CGA Peach (in partnership with Barclaycard) shows.
Zoe Collins, who as chief content officer at the Jamie Oliver Media Group is responsible for all TV, publishing and digital content created by and on behalf of the group, will bring a different perspective to both those challenges when she joins the speaker line-up at this year’s event at Kings Place, London, on 6 April.
With drinks choice widening and quality soaring, pubs, bars and restaurants have lots with which to tempt consumers through their doors in 2017. But what are the categories for operators to watch this year? CGA’s suite of research services has the answers.
The results of CGA Peach’s exclusive Business Leaders’ Survey, vital insights into drinks trends and an interview with barbecue pioneer Neil Rankin will be among the highlights at the Casual Dining Show in London next week.
Britain’s managed pub and restaurant sector saw collective like-for-like sales grow 1.9% in January against the same month last year, according to latest figures from the Coffer Peach Business Tracker – with casual dining chains seeing the biggest jump in trade.
Turbulence in sugar pricing has led to challenges in the foodservice outlet’s supply chain lately. And as the new Foodservice Price Index from Prestige Purchasing and CGA Strategy shows, there is more change—both positive and negative—still in store.