Saturday will mark the new beginning of the industry and everyone is waiting. Waiting to see what will happen.
My bi-annual Ones to Watch report - used by investors and suppliers - identifies the newest and most successful brands who are set for significant growth.
At the moment, analysis is challenging for obvious reasons, but reassuringly, there are some brands to keep an eye on.
The fastest growing brand is Oodles Chinese. It’s grown its outlet base from 5-15 in just three years and its operating model caters for the growing demand for online and delivery-based offers