Trends & analysis

Fewer burgers on menus as operators widen range of American-style foods

Burgers have peaked in popularity, with branded operators serving wider ranges of American-inspired foods

Burger popularity has peaked in the UK, with branded operators serving increasingly innovative American and street food inspired dishes, according to the latest Menurama study from Horizons.

Liverpool waterfront hotels performed better than the city's average in Q2 2014

Liverpool waterfront hotels outperform rest of city

Glasgow hotels recorded 97.3 per cent occupancy during the Commonwealth Games

Glasgow hotels enjoy record occupancy during Commonwealth Games

Bookatable chief executive Joe Steele

The Oxo Tower Brasserie and Tex Mex food top 2014 dining trends

Liverpool outpaced London in terms of hotel profit growth last month

London hotels lose out to regions in June

Lack of competition means banks are not incentivised to compete on price, service and innovation, the CMA found.

Banks are failing SMEs, finds competition watchdog

The UK Customer Satisfaction Index suggests that leisure consumers are less satisfied with their experiences

Customers less satisfied with leisure sector

Restaurant and food-led pub sales dipped during the World Cup

Flat June sales for restaurants despite #WorldCup2014

It is vital to ensure your customers’ payments are secure

How to ensure cashless customer payments are secure

Bold colours, mis-matching furniture and storytelling are key design trends for 2014

Design: Restaurant design trends for 2014

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