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Marston's new-build sites

Marston’s secures new-builds consent in south-east

By John Harrington

Marston’s, the brewer and pub operator, has told the Publican's Morning Advertiser's sister title M&C Report it has secured planning consent for three more new-build sites in the south-east, as it revealed details of its latest new-build...

Marston's Pitcher & Piano

Marston's eyes growth for Pitcher & Piano brand

By John Harrington

Colin Sadler, managing director of Marstons’ premium pub division Revere, has told the Publican's Morning Advertiser sister title M&C Report he hopes to have another new site for Pitcher & Piano secured this year

Marston's pub results

Marston's Destination and Premium pub sales rise

By John Harrington

Marston’s, the brewer and pub operator, has reported “strong” trading performance in its most recent trading period, with like-for-like sales in its Destination and Premium pubs up 6% in the 10 weeks to 20 July.

Marston's expects trading to be down

Marston's expects trading to be down

By John Harrington

Marston’s, the brewer and pub operator, has said it expects trading in the three months to the end of March to be slightly below last year, as it gives details of how it will segment its pub estate for trading updates.

Marston's reports 1.2% rise in like-for-like sales

Marston's reports 1.2% rise in like-for-like sales

By Mark Wingett

Marston’s, the brewer and pub operator, has reported a 1.2% rise in like-for-like sales in its managed arm in the 16 weeks to 19 January, including growth of 5.8% over the festive period (three weeks to 5 January) and +10% on Christmas Day.

Marston's reports strong full-year results

Marston's reports strong full-year results

By John Harrington

Marston’s, the brewer and pub operator, has reported a 9.2% rise in underlying pre-tax profits to £87.8m in the year to 29 September, and announced that chairman David Thompson is to retire.

Marston's Pitcher & Piano team to launch Revere Pub Company

Marston's launches Revere Pub Company

By Mark Wingett

Marston’s is giving its Pitcher & Piano team 10 additional sites to develop into new unbranded premium managed pub formats, the Publican's Morning Advertiser sister title M&C Report has learnt.

Marston's reports 2.2% rise in like-for-like managed sales

Marston's reports 2.2% rise in like-for-like managed sales

Marston’s, the brewer and pub operator, has reported a 2.2% rise in like-for-like sales in its managed estate for the year to 29 September, and said the growth of its franchise estate has led to operating profits in its tenanted, leased and franchise...

Key events help Marston's maintain

Key events help Marston's maintain "satisfactory" performance

By John Harrington

Marston’s, the brewer and pub operator, has reported that its recent performance has been satisfactory in view of the very wet weather conditions, helped by key trading events including the Jubilee weekend, Euro 2012 and Father's Day.

Marston's to introduce

Marston's to introduce "hybrid" BDMs

By John Harrington

Marston’s, the brewer and pub operator, is to introduce a scheme whereby business development managers (BDM) from the tenanted estate also handle freetrade and other accounts.

Fuller’s acquires £16m Marston’s package

Fuller’s acquires £16m Marston’s package

By Mark Wingett, M&C Report

Fuller’s, the London brewer and operator, has announced it is to acquire a five-strong package of pubs from rival Marston’s, in a deal worth £16m.

Marston's growth fuelled by food

Marston's growth fuelled by food

By Mark Wingett, M&C Report

Marston’s has this morning reported a 2.9% increase like-for-like sales in its managed pubs division for the year 1 October, driven by the popularity of its food offer.

Marston's: new build success

Marston's sets new-build pace

By John Harrington, M&C Report

Marston's, the brewer and pub operator, is planning to maintain the pace of its new-build openings into 2013 after seeing a continued rise in takings...

Findlay: robust peformance

Marston's: managed pub sales boost

By Ewan Turney

Marston's has announced a 2.9% uplift in like-for-like sales in its managed pubs division for the 42 weeks to 23 July. The company said its...

Marston's: support from analyst

Analyst backs Marston's growth

By John Harrington, M&C Report

A leading sector analyst has said Marston's management was right to shift in 2009 from a dividend play to growth story.

Findlay: eight new build pubs this half

Marston's tenanted pubs return to growth

By Ewan Turney

Marston's has hailed the impact of its quasi-franchise Retail Agreement in helping to return its tenanted division to growth for the 26 weeks to 2...

Marston's: marketing support for sports pubs

Marston's Supporters Club pushes sport

By Michelle Perrett

Marston's Inns and Taverns has created the Supporters Club, to promote its 125 pubs showing sport. Consumers can sign up via their local pub or...

Marston's: saying goodbye to Lyne

Lyne exits Marston's after 20 years

By The PMA Team

Marston's head of customer support Peter Lyne has left the business after a 20-year career with the regional brewer and retailer. Lyne most...

Dixon: competition

Sibling rivalry at Marston's

By Phil Dixon

How can tenanted pubs compete with managed pubs within the same estate, asks Morning Advertiser columnist Phil Dixon. It was of those phone calls...

Findlay: encouraging performance

Marston's: managed sales up 2.4%

By Mark Wingett, M&C Report

Marston's, the brewer and pub group, this morning said it was making good progress in each of its trading divisions, with sales growth in its managed...

Darby: convinced concepts will prove a success

Marston's rolls out new Ale House concept

By Gurjit Degun

Marston's plans to roll out different pub concepts under its Retail Agreement, which sees licensees paid 20% of the pub's turnover, to focus on...

Findlay: managed houses performing well

Profits up at Marston's

By Ewan Turney

Brewer and pub operator Marston's has reported a 4.6% jump in underlying end of year profits to £73.5m fuelled by a strong performance in its...

Watson accepts Marston's award

Marston's names pub of the year

By Lesley Foottit

The Mustard Pot in Leeds has been crowned Marston's Pub of the Year 2010. The Chapel Allerton pub also scooped the top award in the entreprenuerial...

Marston's: results will be in line with expectations

Marston's: tenanted pub profits improving

By Ewan Turney

Underlying profits at Marston's tenanted and leased pubs have begun to improve, the brewer and operator has said. Like-for-like profits for the year...

Marston's: finder's fees paid out

Marston's finders' fees

By The PMA Team

Marston's has so far paid more than £200,000 in finder's fees to property agents, as it scours the UK for the best new-build sites. The company has...

Marston's: appointed new operations director

Marston's recruits Pizza Hut executive

By Martyn Leek, M&C Report

Marston's, the brewer and pub operator, has poached a senior operator from Pizza Hut UK to join its 500-strong managed pub arm as operations...

Rowland: Marston's role

Rowland takes non-exec role at Marston's

By Martyn Leek, M&C Report

Robin Rowland, the chief executive of Yo! Sushi has been appointed as a non-executive director at Marston's, the regional brewer and pub retailer....

Marston's chief executive Ralph Findlay: encouraging results

Marston's boosted by managed pubs

By Ewan Turney

Marston's has reported recent trading has been "encouraging" due to the good summer weather rather than the World Cup. Like-for-like sales at its...

Findlay: aiming to reverse spiral of decline

Marston's future models

By The PMA Team

Marston's chief executive Ralph Findlay has told City analysts that the "bar for long-term success" in the tenanted trade has been raised. He...

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