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Wendy’s rolls back on UK growth targets

Wendy’s rolls back on UK growth targets

By Georgi Gyton

Wendy’s is now expecting to have 35 UK restaurants open by the end of 2022, down from the 50 to 60 previously spoken about in its first quarter update.

Artfarm acquires famed Soho private member club The Groucho Club

Artfarm acquires The Groucho Club

By Joe Lutrario

Artfarm has acquired The Groucho Club, the famed Soho private members club which has acted as a hub for the arts, literature and media community in London for the past four decades.

Nightcap launches Bar Academy

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Nightcap launches Bar Academy

By James McAllister

Tonight Josephine and The Cocktail Club owner Nightcap has launched a dedicated training facility in Camden Market, London.

Inflation hits 40-year high of 9.4%

Inflation hits 40-year high of 9.4%

By Joe Lutrario

Inflation hit another new 40-year high in June with food and energy prices continuing to soar as the UK’s cost of living crisis continues to deepen.

Restaurant spending falls but takeaways fare better

Restaurant spending falls but takeaways fare better

By BigHospitality

Spending in restaurants was down 3.3% in June compared to the same period in 2021, but the category saw a small month-on-month uplift of 0.8%, according to new data from Barclaycard.

The Restaurant Group buys Mexican chain Barburrito for £7m

TRG buys Barburrito for £7m

By BigHospitality

The Restaurant Group (TRG) has bought fast-casual Mexican chain Barburrito for £7m with plans to double the number of venues over the next four years.

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