Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Full-Service Restaurants industry has endured a difficult time over the past five years. Industry performance has been strongly influenced by the consumer backdrop and trends in consumer preference. Operators have had to contend with challenging conditions as a result of the prolonged effects of the economic downturn. During this time, many consumers were forced to cut back their discretionary spending on activities such as dining out. This weighed heavily on industry revenue at the start of the period. Profit was also dampened by high input costs... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
In terms of industry establishments, the geographic spread of the industry follows the size and spread of the population and trends in disposable incomes. The level of tourist activity in each area also has some influence on establishment locations.
London accounts for the largest share of industry establishments, with 19.4% located there. This region is the second most populous in the United Kingdom, with almost 8.5 million residents (13% of the population) and the highest gross disposable income per capita, at almost £21,500. It is a globally recognised tourist destination and one of the most influential financial centres in the world... purchase to read more