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Social enterprise Fat Macy’s, which aims to teach young Londoners living in temporary housing how to cook, has launched a crowdfunding campaign in a bid to open its first permanent location. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017 Source: feedburner

Not so long ago, lunches were long, mealtimes took place around a table and queuing for dinner was commonplace. Fast forward a decade and it’s a very different picture. In this article, Nestlé Professional brand & communications manager, Paul Lumley, talks about how technology can help restaurants tap into today’s [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017 Source: feedburner

Caprice Holdings will open its fifth Ivy Café restaurant, in Blackheath, on the outskirts of Greenwich Park, this winter as the expansion of The Ivy offshoot continues at pace. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017 Source: feedburner

WIRED today announces ten further confirmed speakers for its annual flagship innovation festival, WIRED LIVE, to be held on November 2 and 3 at Tobacco Dock in London, UK. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017 Source: theretailbulletin.com

The extraordinary thing,” writes Fergus Henderson in his classic Nose to Tail Eating: A Kind of British Cooking, “is that however full you’re feeling, when it comes to treacle tart you can always manage to find space for it.” [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017 Source: feedburner

New figures on the grocery market have shown that Lidl has increased its market share to a new record high of 5.2% to become the UK’s seventh largest grocer. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Majestic has reported a 400% increase in sales of wines from Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary and Slovenia since last June as customers try to beat rising wine prices due to duty increases and Brexit related currency fluctuations. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Electronics retailer Maplin has embarked on a partnership with gaming retailer GAME which will see GAME pilot concessions offered in Maplin stores. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Shaftesbury, the real estate investment trust, has entered a contract with PMB Holdings to acquire a long leasehold interest in a property in London’s Soho for £38.5 million. [...]
Tue, Aug 22, 2017 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Stevie Parle is to launch a new pasta restaurant Pastaio on the former Cha Cha Moon site in London this autumn. [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017 Source: feedburner

Young hospitality workers are being encouraged to enter the 2018 Gold Service Scholarship when it opens for entries on 4 September. [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017 Source: feedburner

Gourmet Goat, Pizza Hut, Petersham Nurseries, boutique Sussex hotel The Gallivant and Jamie’s Italian are among the list of restaurants and companies making up this year’s Sustainable Restaurant Association’s (SRA) Food Made Good Awards shortlist. [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017 Source: feedburner

Benoit Broch at private equity firm Livingbridge discusses what a successful restaurant brand growth path should look like [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017 Source: feedburner

HBC, the owner of the Hudson’s Bay and Saks Fifth Avenue department stores, has appointed Edward Record as chief financial officer. [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Sonder Living, the US home furnishings and lifestyle store, is to expand into the UK with the opening of a concession in the Harrods department store. [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Tesco will be offering its customers small, snack-sized avocados as well as regular-sized varieties for a limited period as part of plans to tackle food waste. [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017 Source: theretailbulletin.com

Lifestyle fashion brand Jack Wills has appointed Claire Waugh as its chief marketing officer. [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017 Source: theretailbulletin.com

We round-up the top hospitality stories you might have missed this week: [...]
Fri, Aug 18, 2017 Source: feedburner

James Cochran, who has cooked at The Ledbury and who has just opened his second eponymous restaurant, N1, has hit out at “overpaid” chefs who “can’t even dice an onion”. [...]
Fri, Aug 18, 2017 Source: feedburner

Elo’s E-Series 15-inch, all-in-one computer packs modern style and durability in an efficient, fan-less design [...]
Fri, Aug 18, 2017 Source: theretailbulletin.com