Mitchells & Butlers

M&B reports 1.3% sales growth

City news

M&B reports 1.3% sales growth

By James Wallin, MC Allegra FS

Mitchells & Butlers has reported like-for-like sales growth of 1.3% for the 43 weeks to 25 July, and said it is “assessing a wide range of options” to mitigate the effects of the National Living Wage.

New menu for M&B chain

New menu for M&B chain

By James Evison

Sizzling Pubs' new menu includes a collection of on-trend food.

M&B launches Sizzling Pizza, Pub & Carvery

Operator news

M&B launches Sizzling Pizza, Pub & Carvery

By Mark Wingett, M&C Report

Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) is to launch a new concept this week which will be a combined and evolved version of its Crown Carveries and Sizzling Pub formats called Sizzling Pizza, Pub & Carvery, M&C Report has learnt.

Property director steps down from M&B

PEOPLE NEWS

Property director steps down from M&B

By Mark Wingett, M&C Report

Paul Kotrys has stepped down as property director at Orchid, which is part of Mitchells & Butlers, to take up a role at property agency James A Baker, the Publican's Morning Advertiser's sister title M&C Report understands.

Mitchells and Butlers Christmas trading figures

M&B like-for-like sales up 4.8% over Christmas period

By James Wallin, M&C Report

Managed pub operator Mitchells & Butlers has reported like-for-like sales up 4.8% for the festive fortnight and 7.1% on Christmas Day, when more than 200,000 meals were sold.

M&B opens first Orchid conversion

M&B opens first Orchid conversion

By Mike Berry

Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has opened the first of its pubs converted from the 173-strong Orchid estate it bought earlier this year for £266m.

M&B reveals growth ambitions for brands

M&B reveals growth ambitions for brands

By James Wallin and Mark Wingett, M&C Report

Mitchells & Butlers’ leading brands — Harvester, Toby Carvery, All Bar One and Miller & Carter — have the potential to grow from a combined 455 to 1,200, the company has said.

Full-year sales and revenue up at M&B

Full-year sales and revenue up at M&B

By Mark Wingett, M&C Report

Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has this morning reported a 0.6% increase in like-for-like sales for the 52 weeks to 27 September 2014, while total revenue climbed 4% to £1.97bn.

Flaming Grill on search for worst football team

Flaming Grill on search for worst football team

By Ellie Bothwell

Spirit Pub Company brand Flaming Grill is on the hunt for football teams that are “more Sunday League zero than Premiership hero” as it aims to crown the UK’s worst football teams.

Mitchells & Butlers cools growth plans

Mitchells & Butlers cools growth plans

By John Harrington, M&C Report

Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) is to significantly “temper” its organic expansion as it focuses on converting the former Orchid estate.

Mitchells & Butlers bemoans 'difficult' August

M&B bemoans 'difficult' August

By John Harrington, M&C Report

Mitchells & Butlers (M&B), the managed operator, has reported a 0.1% rise in like-for-like sales in the nine weeks to 20 September following “difficult” trading conditions in the pub sector in August.

M&B makes key appointments to oversee Orchid integration

M&B makes key appointments to oversee Orchid integration

By John Harrington

Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has made two internal appointments to oversee the absorption of the 173 former Orchid Pub Company sites into its estate, the Publican's Morning Advertiser's sister title M&C Report has learnt.

Mitchell’s eyes Tap House concept roll out

Mitchell’s eyes Tap House concept roll out

By John Harrington

Mitchell’s of Lancaster, the Lancashire-based pub and hotel operator, says it hopes to roll-out its fledgling craft beer concept Tap House while also looking to make additional property disposals as a condition of completing a financial restructure of...

Mitchells & Butlers buys 173 Orchid pubs

Mitchells & Butlers buys 173 Orchid pubs

By John Harrington

Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has announced that it has acquired the majority of Orchid’s estate, consisting of 173 sites, in addition to Orchid’s head office, for £266m.

M&B in exclusive talks to buy 175 Orchid pubs

M&B in exclusive talks to buy 175 Orchid pubs

By James Wallin

Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has confirmed that it has in exclusive talks to buy the majority of the Orchid estate – with the rest to be placed in administration.

Mitchells & Butlers sees sales hike in first half of year

Mitchells & Butlers sees sales hike in first half of year

By John Harrington

Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has this morning reported a 1.1% increase in like-for-like sales for the 28 weeks to 12 April 2014 and said that its performance had been underpinned by a turnaround in volume performance.

Toby Carvery drives M&B growth

Toby Carvery drives M&B growth

By John Harrington

Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) chief executive Alistair Darby has told M&C Report he’s pleased with the progress of the group’s core growth brands, amid claims that Toby Carvery is “going like a train”.

M&B financial results

M&B reports small rise in full-year sales

By John Harrington

Mitchells & Butlers (M&B), the managed operator, has reported a 0.4% rise in like-for-like sales in the year to 28 September as pre-tax profit grew from £82m to £150m.

Mitchells & Butlers squatters

Squatters hope for Mitchells & Butlers pub deal

By Noli Dinkovski

Squatters occupying a popular north London pub remain hopeful of striking an amicable deal with leaseholder Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) after a judge adjourned eviction proceedings for two weeks.

M&B new pubs

M&B spends £13.3m acquiring four pubs

By John Harrington

Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) is to spend more than £13.3m buying four sites from Convivial London Pubs, including the Mitre Hotel in Greenwich, south-east London, which had a guide price of £6m.

Mitchells & Butlers Q4 like-for-likes

Mitchells & Butlers Q4 like-for-likes down 1%

By Mark Wingett

Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has this morning announced a 1% decline in like-for-like sales for the nine weeks to 21 September, but said that it expected to deliver a full-year result in line with expectations.

M&B pubs results

M&B reports small Q3 like-for-like sales increase

By John Harrington

Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has this morning reported a 1.6% increase in like-for-like sales in its third quarter, including a 2% rise in performance in the most recent nine weeks.

Increased food sales drive M&B profit growth

Increased food sales drive M&B profit growth

By Mark Wingett

Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) has reported a 0.3% rise in like-for-like sales for the 28 weeks to 13 April and set out what it described as its 'five-star' approach to the market.

Mitchells & Butlers like-for-like sales down despite strong Christmas

Like-for-like sales down at M&B despite strong Christmas

By M&C Report

Mitchells & Butlers has reported a 1% sales increase across its estate for the 14 weeks to 5 January, helped by a 4% rise over the Christmas period, but that challenging trading conditions since Xmas had led to like-for-like sales declining by 0.3%...