JD Wetherspoon

Strong results: JD Wetherspoon has reported a 5% increase in like-for-like sales and a 2% rise in total revenue

JDW like-for-like sales up 5%

By Emily Hawkins

JD Wetherspoon has reported a 5% increase in like-for-like sales in its annual financial report.

Like-for-like increase: JD Wetherspoon reported an increase in sales for the 10 weeks to 8 July 2018

JDW like-for-like sales increase by 5.2%

By MCA

JD Wetherspoon has reported a 5.2% increase in like-for-like sales for the 10 weeks to 8 July 2018, with total sales for the period up by 5.6%.

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.