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Eclectic Bar Group operates 21 late-night bars and clubs across the UK

Eclectic brings Dirty Blonde to Brighton

By Luke Nicholls

Eclectic Bar Group is using Brighton as the location for another new concept – this time for the launch of premium bar and restaurant brand, Dirty Blonde.

The arrival of STK followed the success of Heliot Restaurant, Lounge & Bar at the Hippodrome Casino

ONE Group plans STK UK expansion

By Mark Wingett

The ONE Group, owners of international restaurant group STK, has announced plans to further expand the premium steakhouse brand within major cities across the UK after attracting $44.3m (£27.3m) of new investment.

First Drinks has implemented a targeted outlet segmentation programme, helping to engage drinkers in what it calls 'the perfect brand experience'

First Drinks announces new on-trade strategy

By Luke Nicholls

Drinks distributor First Drinks is launching a new strategy for pubs and bars next year, doubling its on-trade team, enhancing its category management team, and investing heavily in new technology and merchandising. 

Marlon Abela, chairman of MARC

Pearls of Wisdom: Marlon Abela

By Joe Lutrario

The man behind Marlon Abela Restaurant Corporation (MARC) oversees eight top-end restaurants, split between London and New York, as well as the US-based FPB bakery brand.