MJD Hughes Ltd Weekly Newsletter
This week’s top news in the industry.
+ The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has urged Ei Group to sell its pubs to other operators after news the pubco is set to sell its commercial property branch.
+ The British Institute of Innkeeping (BII) has appointed Red Mist Leisure managing director Mark Robson as its new chairman.
+ North west-based Imagine Inns has opened its fourth site with Heineken-owned Star Pubs & Bars. It has relaunched The Railway at Bromley Cross, near Bolton, following a £500,000 refurbishment.
+ Mitchells & Butlers chief executive Phil Urban has said up to 400 of the company’s sites could “lend themselves to delivery”. The company is currently offering a delivery service at 131 sites through Deliveroo and Just Eat. The service will be available at the company’s Toby Carvery, All Bar One, Browns, Miller & Carter and Harvester brands.
+ Yorkshire-based Spanish bar and restaurant concept La Casita is to open its fifth site in the county, in Skipton next week. The brand was launched by Simon Miller and Oliver Renton in Ilkley in 2014 under the banner Little House Of Tapas and has opened further sites in Horsforth, Leeds and Boston Spa.
Headlines/articles taken from Propel Info, NAEA PropertyMark and the Morning Advertiser.