Marston's

Return to profit: Marston's reports  £369.7m revenue

Marston’s reports return to operating profit

By Shwetali Sapte

Marston’s PLC has reported a return to pub operating profit and normalised trading, with like-for-like (LFL) sales at 97% of 2019 levels in the 26 weeks ending 2 April.

Marston's win three awards: The first pub group to achieve zero waste to landfill

Marston's wins trio of awards

By Rebecca Weller

Pub operator and brewer Marston's has won three awards at the 2020/2021 International Green Apple Environment Awards, which has recognised and rewarded companies globally for best environmental practice since it launched in 1994.

What has Carlsberg Marston's Brewing Company achieved in its first year?

Big Interview

Carlsberg Marston's Brewing Company celebrates first year of merger

By Gary Lloyd

A year ago, brewing giants Carlsberg UK and Marston’s joined forces to become Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company (CMBC). Here, CMBC chief executive Paul Davies tells The Morning Advertiser what’s been achieved in the year and what’s yet to come.

'Clear vision': 'Despite the challenges of the last year, the actions we have taken have ensured that Marston’s has emerged a stronger and more focused business with a substantially strengthened balance sheet', according to Marston's Ralph Findlay

Marston’s records £105.5m loss

By Stuart Stone

While pub operator Marston’s has revealed a £105.5m pre-tax loss in the 26 weeks to 3 April, the firm cites post-lockdown sales hitting 80% of pre-pandemic levels as cause for optimism.

Former history: a previous bid from Platinum was unanimously rejected by Marston's

Platinum walks away from Marston’s bid

By Nikkie Thatcher

Platinum Equity Advisors has announced it does not intend to submit a revised proposal for Marston’s and will not make a firm offer for the business.

Private interest: Marston’s has confirmed reports that US-based Platinum Equity has made an initial approach to take the firm private

Marston’s confirms private equity interest

By Stuart Stone

Pub company Marston’s has confirmed reports that US-based Platinum Equity has made an initial approach to take the Wolverhampton-based operator private.

New chapter: 'whilst short-term uncertainty remains, we have taken swift action to future-proof the business to withstand the challenges presented by the pandemic and Marston’s has emerged a significantly stronger business,' Ralph Findlay explained

Marston’s records £397m pre-tax loss

By Stuart Stone

Pub operator Marston’s has revealed that it made a total loss of £397.1m during the year to 3 October 2020 following the closure of its near 1,400 strong pub estate for 15 weeks.

How much rent are pub companies charging in lockdown?

Pub companies announce lockdown rent plans

By Emily Hawkins

Pub companies including Greene King and Stonegate Pub Company have confirmed rent reductions for tenants to 10% for the second lockdown period.

Live updates: latest on the Government's pub-related coronavirus restrictions

lockdown live

Prime Minister pledges cash for wet pubs

By Emily Hawkins

Most areas in England will be placed into tier two measures this week while pubs in a number of areas must remain closed under the strictest rules.

Confidence project: Marston's said it is entering an uncertain trading situation when its pubs open up from 4 July

Marston's announces £40m hit to sales

By Emily Hawkins

Pub company Marston's experienced a hit of £40m to sales due to the coronavirus lockdown, prompting its chief executive to say he was uncertain about how its pubs would perform in the short-term reopening period.

Reply to campaign: Marston’s Ralph Findlay responds to CAMRA letter

Marston’s hits back at ‘shaming’ CAMRA letter

By Nicholas Robinson

Marston’s has rebuked the Campaign for Real Ale’s (CAMRA) claims the pubco and brewer is doing too little to financially support its tenants and licensees during the coronavirus lockdown, The Morning Advertiser can reveal.

Marginal rise: Marston’s sales rose slightly in the four months to mid-January 2020

Marston’s sees small rise in sales

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pubco and brewer Marston’s has reported a 1% increase in managed and franchise like-for-like sales growth for the 16 weeks to 18 January 2020.

Case closed: Marston’s insists the matter has been dealt with according to the pubs code adjudicator

Marston’s sediment dispute case ‘closed’

By Finn Scott-Delany

Marston’s has attempted to draw a line under a dispute with a tenant, insisting the matter was now closed following an investigation by the pubs code adjudicator (PCA), according to The Morning Advertiser's sister title MCA.

Overpriced pints: the pubs code adjudicator says Marston’s is at fault over the treatment of one of its licensees

Marston’s overcharged licensee on beer and rent, PCA rules

By Stuart Stone

Brewer and pub operator Marston’s has been judged to have broken pubs code legislation following what the pubs code adjudicator (PCA) has described as ‘significantly deficient’ treatment of one of its licensees.

Package deal: Brewer and pub operator Marston's is seeking a buyer for a 150-strong pub portfolio valued between £40m and £45m

Marston’s to sell off 150 pubs

By Stuart Stone

Pub operator and brewer Marston’s is looking to sell 150 of its pubs for around £45m, The Morning Advertiser (MA) understands.

Looking ahead: Marston's CEO Ralph Findlay outlined the pubco's plans for the future

Marston’s to open 9 new pubs in next 12 months

By Nikkie Sutton

Pubco Marston’s is looking to open nine new pub-restaurants and adding three new sites to its accommodation offer, its CEO Ralph Findlay told The Morning Advertiser.

International Women's Day: Business leaders, in association with Plan B

International Women’s Day

The women who lead in the on-trade

By Nicholas Robinson

There are too few women at the top level in business across the world and the UK. While pubs and bars can't escape that fact either, here we tell the stories of nine women at the top in the on-trade.

Prize pig: the Lazy Pig in the Pantry will become the 15th site in Marston's premium pub arm Revere

Revere Pub Company to open 15th site

By Stuart Stone

The premium arm of pub company Marston’s, has revealed plans to open the Lazy Pig in the Pantry in Chesham, Buckinghamshire.

Follow us

Pub Trade Guides

View more