Supermac’s versus McDonald’s

The Lowdown: Supermac’s versus McDonald’s

By Joe Lutrario and Helen Salter

The Irish fast food chain has won a court battle with the golden arches and may now be able to bring its restaurants to the rest of the EU.

The lowdown: McDonald's designer burger boxes

The Lowdown: McDonald's designer burger boxes

By Georgia Bronte

McDonald’s UK is pairing with Julien Macdonald to unveil his interpretation of a luxe burger box for the McDonald’s Signature Collection, its range of gourmet beef burgers.

Burger King is experiencing mixed fortunes in the wake of the financial crisis

Burger King in sale talks

By Martyn Leek

Burger King, the world's second-largest US hamburger chain, is in talks for a potential sale, BigHospitality understands

Pret A Manger considering a buyout

Pret A Manger considering a buyout

By BigHospitality Writer

Pret A Manger sandwich chain is thought to be considering a buyout, instead of the formerly mooted floatation, after unsolicited approaches by several equity firms. The company, which was set up by Julian Metcalfe and Sinclair Beecham in 1986 and now...