Tag Archives: Clive Schlee

Pret offers free water refills

Pret A Manger customers will be able to fill up their own water bottles for free after the business introduced filtered water stations in selected outlets. Starting this week, all three Veggie Pret shops will feature the stations with the trial extending to all Pret’s Manchester shops by the end of October. The selected shops…
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Analysis: Business leads the way on veggie alternatives

With a DEFRA report on cutting meat consumption mouldering in the archives, there’s no point waiting for the government to set the agenda. By Nick Hughes. In July 2013, at the height of holiday season, DEFRA quietly published a report whose conclusions – if acted upon – would have radically shifted the direction of government…
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Pret’s veggie might

Pret A Manger’s pop up veggie store is like a Beyonce concert, according to chief executive Clive Schlee. “A meat free environment seems to generate an infectious positive energy,” he wrote on his blog this week. The shop is only a fortnight old but the response from the public has “taken us by surprise”, Schlee…
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Pret launches veggie poll

HIGH STREET chain Pret A Manger is asking customers how to improve its vegetarian offer. Thus far, 50% would like see a veggie fridge in every outlet, whilst 45% would like to see a purely veggie Pret store.               “Recently, there has been a distinct shift towards vegetarian,” CEO…
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Thousands more jobs in hospitality

THE HOSPITALITY sector looks set to generate thousands more jobs as Pret A Manger and Whitbread both publish ambitious expansion plans.   Whitbread, which owns Premier Inn and Costa, announced an increase in like for like sales of 3.7% and a 11.4% rise in profits to £356.5m. Alongside the results it published new 2018 “growth…
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