Full-Service Restaurants in the UK: Market Research Report

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Full-Service Restaurants Market Research Report | SIC I56.101 | Mar 2015

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IBISWorld’s Full-Service Restaurants market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
The Restaurant Group plc The Restaurant Group plc market share
Whitbread plc Whitbread plc market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Full-Service Restaurants industry has endured a difficult time over the past five years. The economic downturn caused many consumers to cut back their discretionary spending on activities such as dining out. Some traded down to cheaper takeaway options or chose to cook at home instead. Changes to government regulation and policies concerning wage costs, alcohol tax and food safety have prevented growth. Industry profitability is estimated to have dropped because of declining patronage, falling prices and rising labour and food costs. Several struggling operators have been forced to exit the industry but some have found opportunities to expand their operations... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The economic downturn and changes to government policy have made trading conditions for restaurants extremely challenging over the past five years. Many people have made fewer restaurant visits or traded down to takeaways or supermarket ready meals. Rising food and labour costs and declining alcohol consumption have also taken their toll on the industry, driving down average profit margins. Both industry revenue and profitability should grow moderately in 2014-15 as stronger economic conditions encourage consumers to eat out and energy and food costs fall. Overall, industry revenue is expected to contract at a compound annual rate of 2.2% over the five years through 2014-15, reaching £11.6 billion... purchase to read more


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What is the Full-Service Restaurants Industry?

This industry is comprised of sit-down restaurants where a waiter takes orders at the tables. Restaurants in the industry are licensed to sell alcoholic beverages for consumption on their premises.

Industry Products
Meals for consumption on the premisesAlcoholic beveragesNon-alcoholic beveragesPrivate functions
Industry Activities
Providing sit-down mealsServing alcoholic beverages

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