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Pop-up retailers contribute £2.1bn to UK economy

The pop-up retail market - including restaurants - is due to grow nearly 2.5 times faster than the traditional UK retail market

Pop-up retailers contribute £2.1bn to the UK economy each year and the sector is expected to grow by 8.4% over the next 12 months, according to a new study from economists CEBR and EE, the digital communications company.

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Independent restaurants could suffer as eating out market grows

The total UK eating out market will reach £82.8bn this year, but independent restaurants are set to struggle as consumers switch to branded chains, according to Allegra Foodservice strategy director Simon Stenning.

Michael Riemenschneider to re-open Canvas in Chelsea

Swiss chef and restaurateur Michael Riemenschneider is to re-open his Canvas restaurant in Chelsea next month.

Beverley to welcome six restaurants at Flemingate development

The £120m Flemingate mixed-use development, due to open in late October 2015 in Beverley, will include a mix of six national chain and independent restaurants.

East Asian BBQ restaurant Bó Drake comes to Soho

Bó Drake, a modern East Asian BBQ restaurant and Anju bar will be opening in September on Greek Street in London’s Soho.

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