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  • Restaurants and Bars trends

Restaurants and Bars trends

12 February 2019

We publish a comprehensive restaurants and bars report each half year to provide you with an insight into the latest trends, economic performance and challenges and opportunities for the industry.

You can freely access previous editions of the Restaurants and Bars reports below. If you would like to discuss our reports further, please get in touch with us.

Summer 2018

Summer 2018 focuses on wet-led opportunities and the ‘return of the pub'. We covered economic overview and trading conditions for the restaurant and bars industry, a M&A market overview, a feature article with ETM Group and the rise of high profile CVA’s in the retail and casual dining sectors.

Download Summer 2018 Report 

Winter 2017

In the autumn period 2017, there was a lot of hard work required for the restaurant and bars sector just to maintain margin and EBITDA return over the 12 months ahead. In this edition we looked at; predictions for 2018, the trading environment, the view from an operator investor and the local data company.

Download Restaurants and Bars Winter 2017

Summer 2017

Uncertain times for UK businesses as created by a shock election result and less focused negotiations with the EU ahead of Brexit meant significant challenges for all operators. However, the industry is known for its resilience and in this edition, we covered key trends that Boards need to be thinking about, our traditional economic update including an overview of M&A activity and we closed the report with opportunities for operators to collaborate with retailers and a case study featuring RARE consulting.

Download Restaurants and Bars Summer 2017