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EXCLUSIVE: Jollibee confirms it will look for local equipment supply after first UK store opening

Jollibee has confirmed that it will begin to look for UK foodservice equipment suppliers following the opening of its first UK restaurant. In conversation with FEJ, Dennis Flores, president and head of international business EMEAA of Jollibee, exclusively revealed that despite using global suppliers for ease and familiarity in its first UK site, the company

British network of Muffin Break stores bulges towards 60 sites

Muffin Break has opened its 59th UK store at The Mall Blackburn shopping centre, and says that it continues to look for additional franchisees to expand its network. The chain, originally from Australia, puts fresh baking on site at the heart of a retail strategy that it feels can be replicated across the world. It currently

Grand Union goes the concessions route at ninth London venue

Grand Union will be opening its ninth restaurant and bar site in Wapping next year, but this time with a completely different ‘multi-faceted’ partner approach. A 6,300 sq ft site has been earmarked by the company at the new Land Securities development, Thomas More Square. Grand Union is inaugurating a ‘Concessionary Partners’ concept that will

Restaurant chain Thaikun expands north of the border

Thai restaurant chain Thaikhun is to open its second restaurant in Scotland at the Silverburn shopping centre in Glasgow. Following the success of the brand launching its first restaurant in Scotland at Union Square, Aberdeen in May last year, Thaikhun has selected another prime retail destination in developer Hammerson’s portfolio to give it its fifth