Britain’s leading managed pub and restaurant groups more than doubled their delivery and takeaway sales from pre-pandemic levels in September, the latest edition of the CGA & Slerp Hospitality at Home Tracker revealed.
Britain’s managed pubs, bars and restaurants saw their second successive month of year-on-year sales increases, up 8% on pre-pandemic levels of September 2019, and 42% from September 2020, according to the latest Coffer CGA Business tracker.
Pubs, bars and clubs benefited from a 43.5% boost during September while entertainment saw its strongest growth in more than two years with an increase of 28 % owing to new film releases, gigs and theatre shows encouraging Brits back to venues.
Delivery and takeaway sales for managed pub and restaurant groups in August were almost treble their pre-pandemic levels, the latest edition of the CGA & Slerp Hospitality at Home Tracker has revealed.
The introduction of mandatory calorie labelling is set to come into force in April next year, which would “badly damage the sector at a time when the focus must be squarely on recovery”, one trade body has said.
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