All news articles for October 2020

Operators see September sales slump curfew Coronavirus restrictions

Operators see September sales slump

By James Halliwell

Sales slumped in September after the combination of the withdrawal of Eat Out to Help Out and the introduction of the 10pm curfew, according to the Coffer Peach Business Tracker.

Jonathan Downey liquidates street food businesses operating company Dinerama, Hawker House, Giant Robot and Model Market

Jonathan Downey liquidates street food businesses

By James McAllister

Jonathan Downey has instructed restructuring advisor Resolve to liquidate the company that ran his four street food businesses, saying it would be impossible to operate while Coronavirus restrictions are in place.

Fulham Shore results Franco Manca The Real Greek

Fulham Shore: "The business has emerged in robust shape"

By Joe Lutrario

Franco Manca and The Real Greek operator Fulham Shore is optimistic about its future after revealing a 7% increase in sales for its financial year ending 29 March 2020 and a solid performance post lockdown.

Slim Chicken Giraffe owner Boparan completes Gourmet Burger Kitchen GBK acquisition

Boparan completes GBK acquisition

By James McAllister

Boparan Restaurant Group (BRG) has acquired Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) in a pre-pack administration deal that will save 35 of the chain's 62-strong estate.

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