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Full-Service Restaurants in the UK: Market Research Report

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Full-Service Restaurants Market Research Report | SIC I56.101 | Nov 2014

Cooking up a storm: Revenue is forecast to expand as consumers choose to eat out more

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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
The Blackstone Group The Blackstone Group market share
The Restaurant Group plc The Restaurant Group plc market share
Whitbread plc Whitbread plc market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£20bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-2.2%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
590,915
Businesses
35,032
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 - Starting a New Business Chapter

There are no significant barriers to entering this industry, although some operators may face challenges in generating the initial capital funds to purchase or lease a suitable site. The industry has a large number of small owner-operators and is fragmented. However, competition can be fierce, particularly as many restaurants are located near others. Increasing regulation of food handling and safety must be recognised and complied with. Meeting these requirements usually requires access to professional staff training programmes.

The level of product differentiation among operators can provide an advantage to some restaurants over others. Promotions and restaurant branding can reinforce this... 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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