Hospitality businesses cautious about changing suppliers in the current tough market are being encouraged to take a Test Run by buying specialist Lynx Purchasing. With the first quarter of the year traditionally the quietest, it’s a good time to trial the benefits of working with a purchasing company, says Rachel Dobson, managing director of Lynx […]
There is likely to be a costly Christmas in store for catering and hospitality operators, as price rises kick in for many festive menu staples, warns buying specialist Lynx Purchasing. Both turkey and Brussels sprouts, essential components of a traditional Christmas dinner, are forecast to see higher prices in the run-up to the festive season.
The arrival of summer is the ideal time for hospitality and catering operators to give their business a thorough pre-Brexit buying check, urges buying specialist Lynx Purchasing. With so much still uncertain, including who will be leading both the country and the ongoing Brexit negotiations, Lynx Purchasing is advising the industry that the abundance of
Hospitality and catering operators should take steps now to ‘Brexit-proof’ their businesses in advance of the UK’s exit from the EU, advises buying specialist Lynx Purchasing. With uncertainty still surrounding the details of Brexit, including both the supply chain implications and the availability of labour, the newly-published Autumn 2018 edition of the Lynx Purchasing Market
The shortage of migrant labour facing UK farmers could hit both supplies and prices of seasonal fruit and vegetables this summer, warns buying specialist Lynx Purchasing. With growers struggling to recruit overseas workers, the newly-published Summer 2018 edition of the Lynx Purchasing Market Forecast urges hospitality and catering businesses to monitor supplier prices carefully as
With casual dining brands closing sites and scaling back expansion, well-run independent operators have an opportunity to take back market share, says buying specialist Lynx Purchasing. Operators who do their homework on the eating-out market, including implementing strong buying disciplines, can broaden their customer appeal, says Lynx Purchasing managing director Rachel Dobson. “Since the start
The Lynx Purchasing GP Calculator App has made a high profile TV appearance on Channel 5’s Peyton & Polizzi’s Restaurant Rescue. The free-to-download App from buying specialists Lynx was shown being used to cost dishes at Italian restaurant Riobello in Bedford. The programme features restaurateur Oliver Peyton and hotelier Alex Polizzi as troubleshooters for struggling
Buying specialist Lynx Purchasing is opening the book on its decades of negotiating experience with the launch of a new insight guide – The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Purchasing Teams. As hospitality and catering businesses gear up to tackle the twin challenges of continuing inflation and subdued consumer spending during 2018, the White Paper-style
Operators focused on winning their share of customer spend in the run-up to Christmas must start giving serious thought to the bigger challenge of trading through the first few months of 2018, warns buying specialist Lynx Purchasing The newly published Autumn/Winter 2017 edition of the Lynx Purchasing Market Forecast offers little comfort to hospitality and
Hospitality and catering buying specialist Lynx Purchasing has appointed two new Directors of Business Development as it continues to grow its customer base. Jeroen Homan and Tim Wehrle join Lynx with the business experiencing unprecedented demand for its expertise, as operators across the sector deal with the effects of rising prices on margins and profits.