Industry icon Robin Rowland OBE, boss of YO! Sushi and non-executive director at Marstons and Caffe Nero, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s CGA Peach Future of Finance conference in London on June 20.
Where is an ambitious brand like Leon finding growth opportunities in a highly competitive market? John Upton, managing director of the now international premium fast-food business, will be talking expansion, investment and legislation when he joins the panel at the CGA Peach Future of Finance conference in London on June 20.
Managed pub and restaurant groups were back in growth in April, with collective like-for-like sales up 4.4% compared to the same month last year, latest figures from the Coffer Peach Business Tracker show.
It was an Easter break to forget for Britain’s managed pub and restaurant groups with collective like-for-like sales down 3.8% on 2016’s four-day holiday weekend, according to latest Coffer Peach Business Tracker figures
At the Arena Summer Event on Monday 15 May, CGA’s Peter Martin will chair a special debate with supplier and operator panellists. They will explore the issues of supply chain and rising food prices, and discuss what suppliers and operators want to see from each other going forward. Confirmed panellists to date include Chris Hopkins of Mitchells & Butlers, Frank Bandura of Gaucho Restaurants and Paul Collins from Reynolds.
Britain’s restaurant and pub groups saw collective like-for-like sales fall back 0.5% in March, according to latest figures from the Coffer Peach Business Tracker – with the late Easter holiday break being the chief culprit.
More than nine in ten leaders think building loyalty will be a very important (56%) or important (38%) operational issue this year. That reflects the enormous value of building loyalty in a marketplace that is packed with choice for diners and drinkers.
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?