Burger King in London. Photo from Wikimedia Commons

Burger chain serves up restaurant closures in Coronavirus ‘pre-pack deal’

The fast-food giant is examining options that could result in the closure of a small number of UK sites, Sky News learns. Burger King, the fast-food giant, is preparing to close a number of its UK restaurants as part of a restructuring process triggered by the coronavirus pandemic. Sky News has learnt that Burger King’s British operations have drafted in advisers from AlixPartners to review options for one of its subsidiary companies, which directly owns approximately 25 of the chain’s outlets. Sources said the company was examining a company voluntary…

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Canadian real estate boss takes reins of UK shopping centre giant

Hammerson drafts in Rita-Rose Gagné as its new chief executive Gagné was previously the president of growth markets at Ivanhoé Cambridge Hammerson has appointed the former Canadian president of growth markets at a real estate firm, Rita-Rose Gagné as its new chief executive. Gagné was previously the president of growth markets at Ivanhoé Cambridge where she oversaw real estate assets across Asia Pacific and Latin America. Prior to joining Ivanhoé in 2006, she worked in various property markets across the world, including the UK, France and Germany. Gagné will succeed current…

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Stinger Report: driving through new immersive OOH landscape

The Stinger Report: Reinvesting in the Entertainment Landscape | Part 5 | # 1039 Report Skinny Redefining the new phase of immersive entertainment coverage in The Stinger Report; and in this fifth part, we look at Social Entertainment’s Path Ahead and how the UEC and FEC market is emerging from the privations of lockdown, then we go into detail on Immersion’s Part to Play in Industry Rebirth – looking at the VR and MR hardware being deployed, and the facilities to support them post-crisis. Main Report We continue our trek through…

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