Peter Martin is the leading commentator on the UK eating and drinking-out market. He is vice president of CGA Peach, the specialist data, insight and networking business, formed in 2013 when his Peach Factory company merged with CGA Strategy.
CGA Peach works closely with the leading UK casual dining, pub and bar operators providing strategic market and brand insight. Products include the Coffer Peach Business Tracker (the sector’s sales barometer), BrandTrack, Trading Index, the Peach Report magazine and the annual Peach 2020 conference and Hero & Icon Awards. CGA also hosts the annual Jim Sullivan London Masterclass.
Peter has over 30 years experience in the sector as journalist, editor and media-owner and has launched and run a raft of industry-leading magazines, journals and events, including M&C Report and the Retailers Retailer Awards. He is a vice president and co-founder of the ALMR, the UK’s leading licensed retail trade organization representing pub, bar and casual dining corporates. Peter is an inveterate networker and 'allegedly' has the best contacts book in the business. He speaks and presents regularly at events in the UK, Europe and the USA.