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Consumer confidence slides following 'rule of six' restriction

11 September 2020 by

The new restriction banning gatherings of more than six people from Monday has left nearly a third of consumers feeling less confident about visiting pubs, bars and restaurants, according to a new poll.


Operators urged to 'bear down' on guidelines for quickest recovery

20 August 2020 by

UKHospitality chief executive Kate Nicholls has said the industry must ensure social distancing does not become the "new normal" and has called for operators to stick to government guidelines, however "frustrating", in order to recover from the crisis as quickly[...]


Pub and restaurant sales down 40% from last year

16 July 2020 by

Restaurants and pubs in England who had reopened by 6 July have reported collective like-for-like sales[...]


Trading for hospitality's reopening weekend down 44.5% year-on-year

10 July 2020 by

Trading was down 44.5% year-on-year on the first weekend hospitality venues were able to open, according[...]


Consumer demand is key challenge for hospitality leaders

02 July 2020 by

A new business confidence survey from CGA and Fourth indicates widespread anxiety among business owners but[...]


Come out fighting: Exclusive research into business leaders expectations for reopening

01 July 2020 by

As operators get ready to square up to the most challenging period their companies may ever[...]


Industry had contracted before the Covid-19 lockdown

21 May 2020 by

Restaurant numbers had already fallen by 2.4% year-on-year at the end of March, the CGA AlixPartners[...]


Report from China shows ‘polarised’ consumer attitudes around eating and drinking out

18 May 2020 by

‘Polarised’ consumer attitudes to eating and drinking out have been seen in China’s bar and restaurant[...]


Public look to food delivery services as lockdown takes effect

24 March 2020 by

More than 50% of people are using or planning to use delivery and takeaway services during[...]


Most consumers will stop going out – but younger customers more willing to continue visiting pubs and restaurants

18 March 2020 by

Most of the public will heed the prime minister’s advice and stop going out to pubs[...]


Sustainability now a key consideration for consumers when dining out

23 January 2020

The increased worldwide focus on the need to preserve resources and manage carbon emissions is driving significant change in consumer behaviour when eating out, according a new report.


Operators report increasing optimism for eating-out sector but concerns remain

16 December 2019

Optimism in the eating and drinking-out market has reached an 18-month high, although concerns about rising costs and a 2020 squeeze on consumer spending remain.

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