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Full of beans at easyCoffee

18 September 2018
The UK’s growing beverage market has plenty of room for new players says Nathan Lowry. easyCoffee is actively looking for new franchisees to boost its presence on the UK’s high streets and shopping malls.

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easyJet’s August passenger numbers grow despite French ATC strikes

06 September 2018
The UK’s largest low-cost carrier defied industrial action by French air traffic controllers to post a small gain in passenger numbers for August.

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easyJet’s August passenger numbers grow despite French ATC strikes

The Times highlights legal actions by Sir Stelios to counter brand theft

14 August 2018
Today’s edition reports on attempts by brand thieves “Easy Sky” and “Easyfly” to pass off their airline activities as part of the “easy” family of brands. easyGroup has a strict policy of taking legal action to protect its legitimate licensees that include easyJet, the UK’s largest low-cost carrier.

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easyHotel outlines growth plan in UK and Switzerland

09 August 2018
The UK’s largest super budget hotel group has published an update of its opening plans in Wales and Switzerland.

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easyJet overcomes cancellation setbacks to post continued pax growth

06 August 2018
The UK’s largest budget airline has shrugged off flight cancellations caused by French ATC strikes to show a 6.2% year-on-year increase in passenger numbers for July.

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easyHotel to open in Dublin

20 July 2018
The super budget chain has acquired a freehold site in central Dublin for conversion to a 130 bed hotel. easyHotel also announced the formation of a new management team dedicated to a Europe-focussed franchise development.

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easyJet boss raises FY profit forecast

19 July 2018
CEO Johan Lundgren today revealed a near 10% increase in the low-cost airline’s third quarter trading report prompting a raise in FY profits forecast from £580m to £590m.

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easyCoffee to roll out 800 vending machine sites

26 July 2018
The UK’s latest coffee shop chain has just secured additional £10m funding to install its highly successful vending machines in locations all over the UK.

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easyCoffee hits the one million mark

09 July 2018
The UK’s best loved budget coffee house has just hit a major landmark. By serving up its millionth cup of its finest quality ground coffee, CEO Nathan Lowry is carrying out his commitment to end-rip-off charges that customers have been forced to pay to date.

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easyJet’s summer programme sees pax numbers rise

05 july 2018
The UK’s largest low-cost carrier has announced further improvements in passenger numbers and load factors in June.

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Starbucks and Greggs are our benchmarks, says easyCoffee CEO

17 June 2018
Nathan Lowry explains to the Telegraph how he came up with the business idea behind easyCoffee.

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easyConveyance makes inroads on the UK house buying market

15 June 2018
The low-cost conveyancer backed by easyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou is aiming to bring down the cost of moving house.

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easyJet predicts Heathrow fare cut – CityAM

12 June 2018
The UK’s largest airline has said airfares could fall significantly if Heathrow’s third runway gets the green light.

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easyJet draws the early summer crowds

06 June 2018
The UK’s largest airline saw an 8.4% YOY improvement in passenger numbers.

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easyCoach takes Wrexham franchise

25 May 2018
Next month will see easyCoach franchisee TSL operate five bus routes from its Wrexham depot.

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easyHotel checks in half-year profits boost

23 May 2018
Figures released by the fast growing super-budget chain show an over 50% increase in profits. Hotel openings led the way with nine new properties due to open this year.

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easyJet beats expectations with H1 profit

15 May 2018
The UK’s largest low-cost carrier today reported a profit of £8m for the six months to end March. Normally easyJet makes a loss during the winter months.

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New easyBus service to Liverpool Airport starts 14th May

13 May 2018
easyBus are delighted to announce the launch of its new bus service to Liverpool Airport. This new route will connect Liverpool Airport directly with Chester, Wrexham, Oswestry and Shrewsbury.

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easyJet share take off lifts Sir Stelios in Sunday Times Rich List

13 May 2018
A near doubling of the budget carriers share price last year has helped the easyJet founder to 48th position. Last year Sir Stelios was in 67th place.

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easyGroup sponsoring the Monaco Grand Prix Historic

Updated 13 May 2018
easyGroup will be sponsoring the Monaco Historic Grand Prix scheduled to take place between the 11th and 13th May with trackside signs and over-road banners.

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easyCoffee set for growth

09 May 2018
The UK’s newest coffee shop chain is looking for investors to fund its next expansion round.

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easyJet gets big April passenger boost

04 May 2018
The UK's largest low-cost carrier saw an 8% jump in year-on-year passenger numbers during April.

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easyFood on the menu at Sunday Times

29 April 2018
easy’s innovative food delivery service is profiled in the UK’s leading Sunday quality newspaper.

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easyCoffee boss shares his views on beverage market

25th April 2018
Nathan Lowry explains the thinking behind the budget cafe chain’s dash for growth.

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easyHotel to open in Chester

11 April 2018
The UK’s leading super-budget chain is to open a 109 room hotel in the heart of historic Chester next year. easyHotel also gave investor guidance on first half performance for the 6 months to March 2018.

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easy set to shake up house conveyancing

09 April 2018
Sir Stelios' easyGroup has teamed up with an Omagh-born entrepreneur, Connor McCann, to form easyConveyance - the quickest, simplest value-for-money approach to home buying and selling.

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easyJet passenger numbers nudge ahead in March

06 April 2018
The UK’s largest budget carrier has today reported continuing growth in travellers as well as higher load factors.

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easyJet works towards Brexit shareholding deal

03 April 2018
Budget airline chief Johan Lundgren says a deal is close on the question of UK residual shareholders in easyJet following the UK’s EU departure.

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easyLand 2 April Update

30 March 2018
The second easyLand location to be based in London is making significant strides in preparation for its launch. Watch this space for further developments.

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Daily Mail reminds readers to rent out their cars

29 March 2018
easyCar is one of several companies named in an article about how householders can profit from underused assets.

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easyLand Croydon

22 March 2018

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easyHotel to open in Malaga

22 March 2018
The UK’s leading super budget operator is to open a 146 room hotel in the popular Spanish resort after signing a leasehold agreement with Continuum Hospitality.

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easyGym outlines expansion plans

22 March 2018
easyGym CEO Paul Lorimer-Wing explains the budget health club’s franchise strategy.

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easyHotel to open in Cambridge

20 March 2018
Super budget operator, easyHotel has acquired a leasehold property in Cambridge for conversion to a 100 room hotel. The new opening will complement other hotels in Oxford, Ipswich and Manchster.

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easy steps up to the clean energy plate

15 March 2018
Sir Stelios' easy family of brands is helping take the lead in promoting and developing non-fossil alternatives to coal, oil and gas.

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easyGroup: going for growth at the British & International Franchise Exhibition

08 March 2018
Over the next two days easyGroup will be exhibiting at BIFE looking for new business partners to get in behind this new but iconic British brand.

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easyJet continues pax growth in February

06 March 2018
The UK’s most popular airline continues to attract customers with a 4% increase compared with February 2017

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easyJet Guides the way

02 March 2018
The UK’s largest low-cost carrier is to help encourage more girls onto the flight deck with the launch of a new sleeve badge scheme for Girl Guides.

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easyMoney launches in UK

26 February 2018
Takes on ISA market with targeted* 4.05% tax free rate
easyGroup has teamed up with entrepreneur Andrew de Candole to offer new savings products at competitive prices. The first will be an innovative property-backed ISA paying over 4% pa. (Terms and conditions apply) It will launch in time to catch the new ISA tax-free £20k allowance.

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Expansion plans: easyHotel to raise £50m via share placing

22 February 2018
The super-budget hospitality chain is raising cash via a share placing to acquire more UK and European properties for conversion to this much-admired easy format.

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easyHotel Croydon offers that extra bit of Valentine’s luxury

13 February 2018
Leading super budget operator, easyHotel, promises an extra-special Valentine’s experience at its Croydon premises – with a four poster canopy for rent at just £5 a night!

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easyLand gets a new exhibit

12 February 2018
easyGroup's north London brand park on the North Circular Road is soon to get a major new exhibit. Alongside existing brand representatives that include easyGym, easyFoodstore, easyCar and easyBus, founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou is planning to put an iconic emblem of his first "easy" branded venture – easyJet – on display.

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easyJet chairman’s Brexit update

08 February 2018
Speaking at the low-cost carrier’s AGM, John Barton briefed shareholders about next year’s Brexit plans.

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easyJet gets off to a flying New Year!

06 February 2018
The UK’s largest low-cost carrier today reported a near 10% increase in passenger numbers for the 12 months to end January 2018.

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New easyJet CEO volunteers pay cut

30 January 2018
Johan Lundgren has agreed a £34,000 pay cut only two months into his new role as CEO.

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Sir Stelios captured in oil at the NPG

29 January 2018
easyJet founder and philanthropist, Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, has been captured in oils with a specially commissioned painting in London's National Portrait Gallery.

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easyHotel expansion continues with Milton Keynes opening planned

26 January 2018
Sir Stelios’ super budget chain has acquired a property in central Milton Keynes for conversion into a hotel after receipt of planning permission.

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easyJet confident of further growth this year

23 January 2018
The UK’s largest budget carrier today said it was ready to roll-out a full summer schedule for its recently acquired Berlin-Tegel operation.

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Hight Court Judgement - W3 vs easyGroup LTD - Press release

12 January 2018
easyJet founder and owner of the easy family of brands, Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, has expressed his partial satisfaction at the outcome of a High Court case brought by French businessman, Mr Yannick Pons against his company easyGroup Ltd. Sir Stelios said:
"We went to court to protect our brand rights and we scored some significant points for the future protection of the easy family of brands".

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While awaiting judgement on his case vs easyGroup, Mr Pons has hit the news again – twice - with his Vivastreet business.

02 January 2018
Further to the easyGroup press release dated 8th November 2017 concerning the High Court (Chancery division) trademark case between Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou (www.stelios.org) and Mr Yannick Pons, a French businessman and owner of the Vivastreet website, easyGroup, Sir Stelios' private investment vehicle and owner of the easy family of brands (www.easy.com) has issued the following update:

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Completion of Air Berlin acquisition by easyJet

18 December 2017
The UK's largest budget operator has finalised its acquisition of Air Berlin's operations based at Tegel airport.

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Air Berlin/easyJet acquisition gets go-ahead

12 December 2017
The European Commission has waved through easyJet's proposed acquisition of bankrupt Air Berlin. This will give the low-cost carrier an increased share of the valuable north German market.

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Daily Mail tells commuters to subsidise rail fares with proceeds from car rental

10 December 2017
An unused car in the driveway during the week can be put to work via the easyCar club says Daily Mail.

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easyJet pax numbers continue to surge in November

06 December 2017
Last month saw more progress in building passenger numbers and load factors at the UK's largest airline.

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easyHotel checks in room expansion plan

06 December 2017
A big increase in rooms coming online helped easyHotel boost revenues by nearly 40%. The super-budget chain also has further expansion plans for Oxford, Cardiff and Newcastle.

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easyJet annual report and accounts 2017

05 December 2017
Low-cost carrier easyJet has published its 2017 report & accounts.

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easyHotel welcomes K9 companions

04 December 2017
The super budget chain's Old St hotel in London now offers overnight stays for dogs.

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The gathering of the "easy" clan

27 November 2017
Over 30 licensees signed up to the "easy" family of brands held one their regular get togethers at the branding group's Kensington HQ. Held 3-4 times a year, these events allow "easy" franchisees to exchange views on a variety of topics, including start-up procedures, advertising , marketing, branding as well as actions to avoid brand potential infringement.

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Pricing climate for easyJet improves despite profits slump

21 November 2017
Full year figures from the UK's largest budget airline show profits down 17% but pricing outlook firmer.

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