Tag Archives: Restaurants

Restaurant chains fight to keep hold of West End sites bucking trading trend

Restaurant chains fight to keep hold of West End sites bucking trading trend

One of the most influential landlords in London’s West End insists that restaurants and cafes are seeing ‘healthy trading’ as ‘exceptional’ footfall continues to shelter operators from the tough economic conditions experienced elsewhere. Property owner Shaftesbury is the largest single provider of dining and leisure space in the West End, counting some 283 restaurants, cafés

Restaurant restructuring signifies ‘period of adjustment’ for market that’s only known growth

It might feel like an unprecedented amount of restaurants have closed their doors since the turn of the year – but the market is merely encountering a “period of adjustment” following a prolonged phase of growth, it has been claimed.  According to peer-to-peer secured lending specialist Lendy, the number of restaurants in England has increased

F1 boss buys into restaurant analytics platform used by Wagamama and Jamie’s Italian

A restaurant data firm whose software is now used by the likes of Wagamama, Wahaca and Jamie’s Italian has received fresh investment from a series of business leaders, including the boss of Formula One racing.   Yumpingo, which offers real-time customer feedback and data analytics for the restaurant industry, has received funding from Ross Brawn, Formula

11,000 restaurants could struggle to pay next rent cheque, new research claims

Subdued consumer spending and fierce promotional activity in the UK restaurant industry could prevent some restaurant owners from affording commercial rent payments due on 25 March – the sector’s upcoming ‘Quarter Day’. According to analysis of Begbies Traynor’s Red Flag Alert data, which monitors the financial health of UK companies, the number of UK restaurants experiencing ‘Significant’