Retailing

Hospitality brands are flagging behind supermarkets when it comes to loyalty schemes

Hospitality lags behind on loyalty

By Carina Perkins

Hospitality brands are falling behind retailers when it comes to loyalty schemes, according to a new survey.

The pop-up retail market - including restaurants - is due to grow nearly 2.5 times faster than the traditional UK retail market

Pop-up retailers contribute £2.1bn to UK economy

By Mark Wingett

Pop-up retailers contribute £2.1bn to the UK economy each year and the sector is expected to grow by 8.4% over the next 12 months, according to a new study from economists CEBR and EE, the digital communications company.

Arqiva's research shows 87 per cent of customers have accessed WiFi while staying in a hotel

WiFi nation: hotels leading the way

By Lauren Houghton

Communications infrastructure and media services company Arqiva released their Wireless Nation Report yesterday (3 June) which shows unconnected hospitality businesses could be losing out on customer loyalty, with 87 per cent of customers claiming to...

The Ham Yard hotel will open in Soho in June

Ham Yard Hotel to open in June

By Carina Perkins

Firmdale Hotels has confirmed that it will open the boutique Ham Yard Hotel in the heart of Soho on 1 June 2014.

TGI Friday's will open at Liverpool ONE this spring and at Silverburn in the autumn

TGI's takes two shopping centre sites

By Luke Nicholls

American restaurant chain TGI Friday’s is ploughing on with its expansion across the UK, having secured two new units at shopping centre developments in Glasgow and Liverpool.