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Lina Stores to make City debut on former Kym's site White Rabbit Fund Andrew Wong Bloomberg Arcade

Lina Stores to make City debut on former Kym's site

By James McAllister

London-based Italian delicatessen and pasta restaurant brand Lina Stores is to make its City debut, opening on the Bloomberg Arcade site previously occupied by Andrew Wong's Kym's.

How I Got Here with Duncan Edwards co-founder of Four Hundred Rabbits London-based sourdough pizza brand.

How I Got Here: Duncan Edwards

By James McAllister

The co-founder of Four Hundred Rabbits, which recently launched a new flagship location at Elephant Park in Southwark, on building his London-based sourdough pizza brand.

Neighbourhood-style brunch restaurant brand Megan's sets out 'ambitious growth plans'

Megan's sets out 'ambitious growth plans'

By James McAllister

Neighbourhood-style restaurant brand Megan's is pushing ahead with 'ambitious growth plans' with an aim to reach 22 sites in total by the end of 2022.

The Lexicon signs three new operators

The Lexicon signs three new operators

By Joe Lutrario

Berkshire’s The Lexicon shopping destination has signed three new F&B operators: Korean-Japanese takeaway Kokoro, Gail’s Bakery and bubble tea brand Yi Fang.

Prezzo ups wages amid recruitment struggle

Prezzo ups wages amid recruitment struggle

By James McAllister

Casual dining brand Prezzo is the latest hospitality operator to announce a pay increase for staff, as businesses continue to struggle with recruitment.

TGI Fridays and 63rd+1st backer Electra Private Equity 'on track' to float brands on London Stock Exchange under Hostmore.

Fridays IPO plan 'on track'

By James McAllister

TGI Fridays and 63rd+1st backer Electra Private Equity says it is 'on track' to float the brands on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) under new parent company, Hostmore.

Itsu increases entry-level restaurant workers pay by 11%

Itsu ups entry-level pay by 11%

By Joe Lutrario

Itsu is battling the industry’s ongoing recruitment crisis with an 11% increase for entry-level team members.

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