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Managed hospitality groups' December sales dipped by 11% as Omicron hit consumer confidence

19 January 2022 by

Britain’s managed restaurant, pub and bar groups suffered a double-digit drop on sales from pre-Covid-19 levels in December after widespread cancellations of Christmas celebrations, the latest edition of the Coffer CGA Business Tracker reveals.

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Poor festive trading results in £3b hit to hospitality sector

13 January 2022 by

A 40% drop in sales for the hospitality sector during the 2021 festive season versus 2019 represents a £3b hit to the industry, according to data from UKHospitality and CGA.

Christmas party cancellations ‘coming in thick and fast’ as hospitality faces £4b loss News

Christmas party cancellations ‘coming in thick and fast’ as hospitality faces £4b loss

09 December 2021 by

Hospitality businesses are seeing cancellations of Christmas parties coming in “thick and fast” following the prime[...]

Government accused of using prospect of vaccine passports as distraction tactic News

Government accused of using prospect of vaccine passports as distraction tactic

08 December 2021 by

The government has been accused of using the possibility of introducing vaccine passports as a distraction[...]

Boris Johnson urges people not to cancel Christmas parties amid Omicron concern News

Boris Johnson urges people not to cancel Christmas parties amid Omicron concern

30 November 2021 by

The prime minister has urged people not to cancel Christmas parties despite concerns over the new[...]

Christmas business ‘still all to play for’, say hospitality operators News

Christmas business ‘still all to play for’, say hospitality operators

25 November 2021 by

Hospitality operators have seen a steady increase in bookings for Christmas parties next month but with[...]

Hopes for late surge in festive party bookings News

Hopes for late surge in festive party bookings

12 October 2021 by

Signs of a late surge in party bookings are bringing a sprinkling of festive cheer to[...]

Diners will expect all the trimmings at Christmas despite supply challenges Products

Diners will expect all the trimmings at Christmas despite supply challenges

08 October 2021 by

Diners will still be expecting all the trimmings at Christmas despite pressures on supplies, according to[...]

Bidfresh advises operators to focus on local produce for the festive season Products

Bidfresh advises operators to focus on local produce for the festive season

30 September 2021 by

Fresh produce supplier Bidfresh has said that festive menus built around fresh and local food will[...]

Bidfood launches Christmas 2021 range with consumer insight Products

Bidfood launches Christmas 2021 range with consumer insight

11 August 2021 by

Bidfood has launched its Christmas 2021 range with insight from consumers as to what they "truly[...]

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