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Adnams is looking to streamline its 60 pubs

Adnams eyes consolidation

By Mark Wingett

Adnams, the Suffolk-based brewer, pub operator and distiller, is set to further consolidate its estate over the coming 12 months, disposing of a number of outlets.

Charles Wells reports a year of “steady progress

Charles Wells reports a year of 'steady progress'

By John Harrington

Charles Wells has reported a year of “steady progress” as it grew pre-tax profits from £6.5m to £6.7m and reduced net debt by £18.8m to £44.7m, due to the sale of its distribution depot and its Kestrel Super Strength brand.

Bramwell Pub Company, EBITDA

Bramwell owed £60.6m at collapse

By John Harrington

Bramwell Pub Company collapsed owing £60.6m to creditors, according to a new report that says the decision to put the company in administration followed a deterioration of trade and was sparked by one of its suppliers reducing its credit terms and demanding...

Greene King's like-for-like sales are up

Greene King reports like-for-like sales up 3.5%

By John Harrington

Greene King, the brewer and pub operator, has reported a 3.5% rise in like-for-like sales in the 24 weeks to 13 October and said it’s planning a further 90 acquisitions for its managed retail estate over the next 18 months.

Marston's has sold more than 200 pubs for £90m

Marston's sells 202 pubs to NewRiver Retail

By John Harrington

Marston’s, the brewer and pub operator, has announced that it has disposed of 202 pubs for £90m to NewRiver Retail Limited, a specialist real estate investment trust (REIT) focused on the UK food and value retail sector.

Sales in Spirit's managed estate grew by 1.6% in the year to 17 August

Spirit reports managed like-for-like sales rise

By John Harrington

Spirit Pub Company has reported a 1.6% rise in like-for-like sales in its managed arm in the 52 weeks to 17 August and says it plans to add sites to its estate in 2013/14.

Biddy Mulligans: one of the sites that has been fully refurbished

G1 buys tenanted vehicle outright

By John Harrington

G1 Group, the Scottish leisure operator led by Stefan King, has taken complete control of its tenanted pub vehicle Iona Pub Partnership after buying out Heineken’s 25% stake in the business.

Shepherd Neame has reported a 'solid' performance across its estate

Shepherd Neame reports managed like-for-like sales growth

By John Harrington

Shepherd Neame, the Kent brewer and pub operator, has reported a 3.3% rise in like-for-like sales at its managed sites in the 52 weeks to 29 June and a “robust” performance of its tenanted estate, where like-for-like EBITDA fell 1%.

Pre-tax profits at Be At One stood at £331,000, up from £140,000.

Be At One posts strong sales figures

By John Harrington

Be At One, the Piper-backed cocktail bar chain, has reported a 47% rise in EBITDA to £1.6m for the year 31 March 2013.

Wetherspoon's revenues grew grew 7% to £1.28bn

JD Wetherspoon reports healthy sales rise

By John Harrington

JD Wetherspoon, the managed pub operator, has reported a 5.8% rise in like-for-like sales in the year to 28 July, with profits before tax and exceptionals up 6.3% to £76.9m, in what it called a “year of progress”.