Fuller’s reports good progress in transformational year The pub company has reported a 6% rise in revenue to £174.8m in the 26 weeks to 28 September 2019. In this period Fuller's completed the sale of its Fuller's Beer Business to Asahi Europe for £250m, which is due to be completed in May 2020. Read more.

The Breakfast Club posts LFL sales spike The 12-strong cafe company has reported a LFL sales growth of 4.3% for the first seven months of the financial year, and appointed Charlie McVeigh - founder of the pub chain Draft House - as chairman. Read more.

Fatburger sells debut UK chain The fast food franchise’s original UK arm will be closing its doors after four years in London’s Camden neighbourhood. The decision suggests US burger brands are struggling to infiltrate the British market, but the Wembley site will remain open. Read more.

Wetherspoons to invest more than £200m on expansion JD Wetherspoon will officially be investing more than £200m in its pub and hotel estate over the next four years. In a bid to revive the pub scene in quieter areas, the chain will focus on smaller towns. Read more.

Sales up at Drake & Morgan The bar and restaurant group, which operates 23 sites across London, Manchester and Edinburgh, has announced positive results for the financial year. Turnover increased 12% with EBIDTA growing 24.9% to £6.3m. Read more.

Gresham House eyes Pho sale Investors who bought the Vietnamese restaurant chain last year are reportedly considering a sale, following the brand's positive financial results. The offloading would raise funds for Pho to open new sites, adding to its current 29 restaurant portfolio. Read more.