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Tracker figures: managed pub and restaurant groups show growth


Pub market defies Brexit fears

By Liam Coleman

There are no signs of short-term post-Brexit woes in the pub property market, as figures from the Coffer Peach Business Tracker show that pub and restaurant sales have increased in July 2016 compared to July 2015.

Stonegate is looking at new locations for its Slug & Lettuce brand

Slug & Lettuce estate to double in size

By Mark Wingett

Stonegate, the managed pub and bar operator, is looking to nearly double the size of its Slug & Lettuce estate and is believed to have earmarked a further 65 sites for the brand across the UK.

Walkabout owner Intertain is on the hunt for future acquisitions

Walkabout site put up for sale to fund acquisitions

By John Harrington

Intertain has put Walkabout in Shepherd’s Bush, west London, onto the market, with the aim of using the proceeds to kick-start its acquisition programme and fund the remainder of its refurbishments.

Rent reviews: Higher music fees could see reductions

Music fees prompt rent review calls

By Gurjit Degun

A raft of rent reviews could be looming as a result of the proposed increased charges by music-royalties collections firm PPL.

Secured: The Bull in Highgate

Fox opens Bull as brewpub

By John Harrington

Dan Fox, ex-general manager of Mitchells & Butler's famous pub the White Horse in London's Parsons Green, has secured his first site, set to...