Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Full-Service Restaurants industry has been recovering strongly over the past five years. Industry performance has been largely influenced by trends in consumer preferences. As disposable income and consumer confidence has recovered, consumers have returned to full-service dining, which has greatly expanded as consumer tastes have become more adventurous. Since the industry returned to its size prior to the 2008 economic crisis, growth has slowed slightly, with revenue increasingly under pressure from the growth of takeaway apps that have drawn customers away from full-service restaurants.
Despite strong growth in the industry, some of the UK's biggest restaurant chains have struggled to expand... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The geographic spread of industry establishments follows the size and spread of the population and trends in disposable incomes. The level of tourist activity in each area also influences establishment locations.
London accounts for the largest share of industry establishments, with 19.4% of establishments. London is the second-highest populated region in the United Kingdom, with almost 8.5 million residents (which makes up 13% of the population in the United Kingdom) 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. Thi.. purchase to read more