New concepts

WHSmith reveals new cafe format for UK hospitals

The first outlet opens in Sheffield Northern General Hospital.

Alley Cats Pizza opens in Marylebone

The pizzeria features artisan New York-style pizzas.

Why Shrimp Shack will build its brand on customisation

The newest fast-casual seafood restaurant was born during a trip to the USA.

Beverage brand Yakult opens first cafe in Japan

It also has a beauty salon and a gallery.

Why San Churro believes there’s a big opportunity in a smaller format

The dessert brand says this is a natural step in its aggressive expansion plans.

Creams Cafe new 'shop-in-shop' concept to boost its reach in the UK

The partnership may see the dessert brand in 300 locations nationwide.

Morley’s launches fried chicken pop-up with Heinz

The pop-up stall will have a month-long exclusive menu.

Why Italian Street Kitchen moved towards an elevated dining experience

The brand saw the need to reinvent itself to something more as the fast-casual space became crowded.

Why KFC is building the ‘restaurant of the future’

KFC unveils the newly renovated South Penrith that features a more sustainable restaurant.

Suntory PepsiCo launches first Boss cafe in Thailand

The new cafe opens on the ground floor of Siam Center.

Grab-and-go concepts could evolve faster with vending machines

Dr Dough drops the first-ever doughnut vending machine in Australia