JD Wetherspoon

On the dotted line: rent reviews can make the difference between making money or closing down

Wetherspoon ‘not as clever’ as it thought on rents

By Claire Churchard

Wetherspoon has pursued a strategy of agreeing “virtually no open-market rent reviews” in past 16 to 17 years to avoid rent hikes brought about by the rise of casual dining, according to the pub company's founder Tim Martin.

User offline: JDW closes social media accounts

Wetherspoon closes all social media accounts

By Nicholas Robinson

High street pub giant JD Wetherspoon (JDW) is to close all Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts for its individual sites and head office with "immediate effect", as the pub giant loses faith in social media.