Tag: uk

Tech

Just Eat’s Stock Is Showing the Impact of Strong Delivery Challengers

4 years ago

Just Eat was an early mover, but it doesn't appear that it's kept moving at the pace necessary to fight back rivals or expand out of its small UK market.

Marketing

Michelin Reveals Its UK Restaurant Picks for 2019

4 years ago

While we continue to be tired by both Michelin and 50 Best, the former's strategy for rolling out new winners throughout the year is one that constantly keeps it in the news and does the marketing job it's done so well for so long.

Chains

U.K. Casual-Dining Continues Crumble With Gaucho Collapse

4 years ago

Casual-dining chains often end up in the position of overpaying for real estate in order to be where the people are right now, as opposed to building up a clientele like a neighborhood joint would. They also have to deal with more complicated financial deals that make it difficult to weather shifts in consumer tastes.

Marketing

World’s 50 Best Has a List of London Favorites Before Big Global Reveal

4 years ago

We are impressed by how World's 50 Best uses partnerships and deals to roll out multiple lists of winners around the world both leading up to and after its big annual reveal.

Chains

UK Restaurant Industry Has Cooled After Years of Expansion

5 years ago

The UK industry's growth happened too quickly, but it was still a hotbed of creativity at the mid-scale level, with ambitious chains investing in quality ingredients, innovative menus, and smart technology. We hope that doesn't come to an end.

Independents

London’s Restaurant Industry Blames Brexit for Fewer Openings this Year

5 years ago

Restaurant growth in London is slowing, and Brexit is to blame. But, as in the U.S., restaurateurs cite rising food costs and labor shortages as their biggest business concerns.

Operations

EasyJet Founder Piles On to Crowded U.K. Food Delivery Market with EasyFood

5 years ago

Sure, why not? Food delivery is a hot industry everywhere, but the market is already crowded and leaders have emerged. This makes EasyFood's timing less than ideal.

Operations

Just Eat’s Takeout Deal Tests U.K. Merger Regulator’s Tech Savvy

5 years ago

Food and restaurants are highly regulated industries, but the internet and the services it has spawned aren't always the same. As companies grow and become established power players, governments are rushing to catch up.