Trends & Reports

Trends & Reports

Analysis of all the latest consumer trends and industry reports to help you operate your business more effectively.

The Lowdown on PizzaExpress debt, crunch talks with creditors, and future of its restaurants

The Lowdown: PizzaExpress

By James McAllister

Speculation has been growing around the future of PizzaExpress following recent reports that it is preparing for debt talks with creditors.

The Lowdown: Snackmasters Fred Sirieix branded a “monster” after snapping KitKat the wrong way

The Lowdown: Snackmasters

By James McAllister

Fred Sirieix has been branded a “monster” after snapping a KitKat the wrong way on Channel 4's Snackmasters.

Marc Veyrat (R) at the 2018 Michelin Guide France announcement

The Lowdown: Marc Veyrat versus Michelin

By James McAllister

French chef Marc Veyrat says he plans to sue Michelin claiming the awards body downgraded his restaurant because an inspector wrongly identified cheddar cheese in a soufflé.

Push the button: our annual deep dive into the world of restaurant tech

Push the button

By Fiona Griffiths

Our annual analysis of the restaurant technology landscape contains insight from the biggest in the business.

The Lowdown: Rutland's last stand against fast food restaurant giant McDonald's

The Lowdown: Rutland's last stand

By James McAllister

McDonald’s hopes to open a restaurant in Rutland, which would make it the last county in England to be conquered by the Golden Arches. However, local resistance could derail the chain’s plans.


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