Diner

Ed's Easy Diners, which currently operates 17 UK restaurants, is on track to increase its expansion plans and open 10 new sites this year

Ed's Easy Diner on track for 10 new restaurants in 2013

By Peter Ruddick

American-themed restaurant chain Ed's Easy Diner has announced it is on track to meet its target of opening 10 new sites this year as the company reveals strong growth in total sales and profits.

Ed's Easy Diner's US diner look

Business Profile: Ed's Easy Diner

By Joe Lutrario

Now 25 years old, Ed’s Easy Diner has never looked better, with strong like-for-likes and a shopping centre-focused expansion plan that is set to take it into the big league.

Restaurant no-shows can be extremely damaging in an industry where profit margins are already low

Restaurant no-shows: are booking websites to blame?

By Luke Nicholls

A number of high-end restaurateurs and industry experts have condemned the use of online reservation systems, claiming booking websites are contributing to the growing number of people booking tables and not showing up. 

Richoux is currently trialling four Villagio restaurants

Richoux makes pre-tax loss for first half of 2011

By Becky Paskin

Richoux Group, the operator of Richoux, Dean’s Diner and Zippers restaurants, has recorded a pre-tax loss of £2.6m for the first half of the year, despite making a profit of £440k for the same period in 2010.