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TOP 5 TRENDS FOR UNIVERSITY RETAIL 2017

Welcome back to Semester One 2017 – the most exciting year ever for university retail. As the groundswell of the food revolution on the high streets and in the shopping centres overflows to our campuses we prepare for the boundless opportunities to raise the student experience, improve amenity and drive longer stays for a stickier… Read More READ MORE
Tramsheds Harold Park: A curated fresh food experience
Tramsheds Harold Park: A curated fresh food experience

TOP 5 F&B TRENDS 2017

As the dust settles on another holiday season, the Brain & Poulter team begins the year, as usual, with a comprehensive review of the last 12 month’s consulting work and analysis of the latest industry research. Our aim: to predict the hottest trends in food that will drive lease deals and retail planning in 2017…. Read More READ MORE
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WAY OUT WEST: Ladle + Press, PERTH

Much as most food writers tend to focus n the East Coast (hello Melbourne & Sydney!) innovation does pop up in other states around Australia. Ladle + Press opened in Perth only a few months at Westfield Whitford City and is located within the Fresh Food precinct. Ladle + Press satisfies both fresh food shopping… Read More READ MORE
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BUILD IT & THEY WILL COME: 4 ESSENTIAL CRITERIA TO DEVELOPING A BOLD FOOD PRECINCT

The recent announcement that more than 3,000 seals had been added to the Sydney restaurant scene, creating a restaurant oversupply and contributing to closures of many long term restaurants has prompted us to pen this issue as to when can you ‘build it and they’ll come.’ At B&P, we have determined 4 essential criteria we… Read More READ MORE
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BRAIN & POULTER – OUT & ABOUT

POP UP SCROLLS

A few centres in Melbourne have jumped on the Sydney band wagon with scrolls popping up as casual leases. Oregano Scrolls, famous from the Oregano Bakery in Hurstville, have evolved their branding and kiosk design along with eye catching visual merchandising of their multi flavoured artisan scrolls. Here we see them in operation at Sydney… Read More READ MORE
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4 VITAL ACTIONS TO HAVE YOUR FOOD RETAILERS READY FOR CHRISTMAS

Specialty food retail is in decline. Butchers down 5%, chicken store sales down a similar percentage*. Some of the decline is due to improved value added ranges in the supermarkets and some due to the shift from food retail to food catering BUT Christmas and Easter are the two times a year when specialty food… Read More READ MORE
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BRAIN & POULTER – OUT & ABOUT

STYLISH NEW LOBBY CAFE FOR BARANGAROO

Great example of a lobby café that lifts design standards with the use of brushed metal finishes. The all enclosed structure does not interfere with the walls or ceiling of the lobby space, giving it the feel of a pop up with the benefit of not requiring significant re-work to the space at lease end. READ MORE
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BRAIN & POULTER – OUT & ABOUT

BEARDED BAKERS BRINGING FOOD AND FUN TO THE STREETS

This pop up takes the growing food truck business to a new level. Using an old shipping container, Knafeh bakery not only pumps out a delicious Knafeh (Middle Eastern baked cheese dessert) but creates a festival-like atmosphere. When in location, the container opens wide up and activates the public space with a DJs on the… Read More READ MORE
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BRAIN & POULTER – OUT & ABOUT

FRESHLY SHUCKED, ON THE SPOT! SYDNEY OYSTER GIRLS AT NEW GASTRONOMY VENUE

Catering, as with all sectors of the hospitality industry, is an increasingly competitive business. Caterers are constantly competing for prime venues to not only service their client’s needs but to enable them to have a home in which to host additional external business and private client events. So as property owners seek an edge over their… Read More READ MORE
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BRAIN & POULTER – OUT & ABOUT

SHANNON BENNETT’S GOURMET BURGER BAR AT SYDNEY AIRPORT

Sydney Airport’s T1 International Departures offers its new dining precinct, City View, where Melbourne-based chef Shannon Bennett (Vue de Monde), brings Benny Burger to the table.   The gourmet burger venture is one of five new upmarket food brands designed to enhance the F&B mix for international travelers and “will showcase a range of deluxe burgers using… Read More READ MORE