Restaurants and pubs face a potent cocktail of challenges from rising costs, intense competition and Brexit, CGA’s Peter Martin told the inaugural UKHospitality Conference this week—but the best brands still have plenty of potential for growth.
No one has a crystal ball so we are staying open minded, but we are focusing on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. There is no ‘1 channel’ that you should go all in on. It is a mix of channels that are right for you and your business, but need to get this mix right.
Costa Coffee’s supposedly lacklustre like-for-like sales performance, reported this week, has prompted questions not only about the buoyancy of the coffee market but the grip of the big three chains, writes Peter Martin.
Download report Two thirds of senior executives in the eating and drinking out sector remain upbeat about prospects for their business, while acknowledging significant challenges in the market, the latest Business Leaders’ Confidence Survey from CGA reveals. The exclusive poll found that 66% of respondents were positive about prospects for their own company over the […]
Greggs’ successful transformation into an on-the-go brand means it can reach well over 2,000 stores in the UK, chief executive Roger Whiteside told CGA vice president Peter Martin at the Lunch! show in London last week.