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Missguided to launch first physical store in the UK You are here: Home | | Missguided to launch first physical store in the UK Monday June 8th 2015 Online fast-fashion retailer Missguided is to open its first physical store with an exclusive concession shop in Selfridges Manchester Trafford. Small pubs are growing twice as fast as big pub chains, research shows 1/27 Euro hits a six-month high after Emmanuel Macron’s French presidential victory - Monday 8 May The euro hit a six-month high against the dollar on Monday and US stock futures briefly touched a record high after Emmanuel Macron won the French presidential election, easily beating anti-EU rival Marine le Pen. Reuters 2/27 Princess Charlotte's John Lewis cardigan from birthday photo sells out - Tuesday 2 May A knitted yellow John Lewis cardigan adorned with pictures of sheep has sold out after Princess Charlotte was photographed wearing the item, prompting a surge in demand from British parents wanting to dress their offspring like the young royal. John Lewis confirmed that the clothing item sold out online shortly after the photograph was published, although a coordinating prink dress, selling for £10 on the John Lewis’ website, was still available on Tuesday morning.

Predictions for food-to-go trends in 2017 Huhtamaki, the food packaging company, is offering some predictions on what they think the foodservice industry may expect in the coming year. Becci Eplett, UK Marketing Manager, Huhtamaki UK Ltd. explained: “we’re always keen to share our knowledge of the marketplace with those in the industry. The New Year is much anticipated and so we’re delighted to offer an insight into the food to go trends that we think will be popular in foodservice during 2017 – a food to go forecast, if you like!” With consumers spending more time commuting, the demand for portable snacks that can be enjoyed on-the-go will continue to rise. This is great news for operators offering a grab'n'go service, and will obviously encourage the use of disposable packaging solutions and generate further investment in new product development.

Palatine Private Equity - About Us Palatine Private Equity is an entrepreneurial, Partner led private equity business with a focus on backing like-minded people. The Partners have over 60 years’ experience working with entrepreneurs and management teams in private equity backed businesses. We have generated excellent returns for the management teams we have backed and our investors. All investment decisions are taken by the Partners who lead every transaction. Report: Healthier Eating Spells Bad News For Fast Food Brand Values A new US report has found that the global brand values of McDonald’s, KFC, Subway, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and Domino’s have all fallen due to heavy competition in an increasingly fragmented market as well as healthier challenger brands offering greater choice for consumers. You can read the full report here. Every year, leading valuation and strategy consultancy Brand Finance values the brands of thousands of the world’s biggest companies. The world’s 25 most valuable fast food brands are included in the Brand Finance Restaurants 25. Panera Bread, regularly lauded as the healthiest fast food chain, is a beneficiary of this trend for slightly healthier, fast-casual options.

EXCLUSIVE: The wait is over! Nicole Scherzinger unveils her debut range for Missguided 30-piece collection revealed in fullThe affordable range is priced between £15-£50Nicole designed it with her statement style and catwalk trends in mindSays she loves the fishnet pieces and describes range as 'urban chic'Revealed she's excited for fans to 'welcome her back to music world' By Bianca London for MailOnline Published: 07:48 GMT, 11 March 2014 | Updated: 18:51 GMT, 12 March 2014 She's topped best dressed lists and proven her fashion prowess on X Factor, so it made sense for Nicole Scherzinger to channel her style expertise into a clothing line.

Campari and Aperol sales rocket in the UK Campari UK brands: Aperol Campari Cinzano Cinzano 1757 Skyy Vodka Skyy Infusions GlenGrant Wild Turkey Bourbon Espolon Tequila Appleton Estate rum Bulldog London Dry Gin Wild Turkey American Honey liqueur Gran Marnier Averna Frangelico Cynar Sagatiba Irish Mist Ouzo 12 Illyquore Campari and Aperol, commonly used in the UK’s growing aperitivos segment for drinks such as Aperol Spritz and the Negroni, grew sales by 74.1% and 29.9% respectively for the first three months of 2017. Gruppo Campari, the Italian brand owner of Aperol, Campari and rum brand Appleton said UK sales rose by 22.2% for the period, driven by increased demand for aperitivos and premium spirits. ‘Investments in advertising’ Global advertising and promotional spend to support the group’s brands increased by 14.5% for the quarter to £55.8m.

UK diners to spend £54.7bn on eating out by 2017 The UK’s restaurant sector is booming, with Britons spending a total of £52.2bn eating out in 2015. But NPD Group predicts this figure will climb to £53.3bn in 2016 with diners making 11.4bn visits to foodservice companies. NPD said it expected the UEFA Euro Champsionship and the Rio Olympics to provide a boost to the eating out market later this year. By 2017 Britons are forecast to spend an estimated £54.7bn on eating out, making 11.5bn visits to restaurants, pubs and other out-of-home food companies. Cyril Lavenant, NPD’s Director of Foodservice for the UK, said: “It’s good to see that there was a bigger improvement in 2015 than anticipated, with the actual performance of 1.3 per cent visit growth against our prediction of 1.1 per cent. “However, while 2017 will also see growth, it is likely that the pace will slow down.

Living Ventures By Pub and Bar Potts has been with Living Ventures since 2004, but was part of a management buyout of The Alchemist brand with the company and Palatine Private Equity (PPE) in 2015, becoming its managing director later that same year. After getting acquainted with the nature of The Alchemist – a collection of city centre venues with a heavy focus on cocktails and food – his role has been to keep the business on track and involving people, but also to facilitate the company’s growing acquisition imperatives. The Brand Since Potts took over The Alchemist, the company has stepped up its expansion process, with PPE’s backing.