Jd Wetherspoon

Total invasion: a customer complained that the cameras in a JDW pub invaded her privacy

JDW vows to continue CCTV use in toilets

By Alice Leader

JD Wetherspoon (JDW) has apologised for making a female customer feel “uncomfortable” after she noticed CCTV in the pub’s toilets, but the pubco defends its right to have them for the prevention of crime and disorder.

Pub investment: JD Wetherspoon announced its plans for the next year

JD Wetherspoon to spend £80m on estate

By Emily Hawkins

JD Wetherspoon has announced it will spend £80m on opening new sites and revamping existing pubs as it celebrated a sales boost.

Political posturing: JDW says ‘let’s stay friends’ as it cuts prices of drinks that come from European countries

JDW to continue sales of EU brands

By Alice Leader

JD Wetherspoon’s EU alcohol brand discounts in the run-up to Brexit do not signal an intention to ditch continental names, despite pubco boss Tim Martin’s keenness to stock more homegrown products.

‘Political propaganda’: A group of JD Wetherspoon employees have called for materials advocating a no-deal Brexit to be withdrawn

JDW staff claim Brexit materials are ‘exploitative’

By Emily Hawkins

JD Wetherspoon employees have formed a group to protest the pubco chairman’s advocacy of a no-deal Brexit within his pubs, arguing “migrants don’t drive down wages; but wealthy, exploitative bosses like Tim Martin do”.

Ratings rise: HSBC has upgraded its ratings for Mitchells & Butlers and Greene King

Pubcos' ratings upgraded by HSBC

By Emily Hawkins

HSBC has upgraded its ratings for Mitchells & Butlers and Greene King despite a mixed performance because of wet weather conditions earlier this year.

Product recall: Fairfax Meadow pulls meat

A second meat supplier recalls products

By Huw Cross

A leading supplier of meat to pubs, bars and restaurants has recalled products after an unannounced Food Standards Agency (FSA) inspection, causing JD Wetherspoon to pull dishes from its menu again.

Estate: the Tim Martin-owned pubco has more than 900 sites

JD Wetherspoon takes top brand spot

By Nikkie Sutton

JD Wetherspoon (JDW) has been ranked the highest on a YouGov BrandIndex poll as the best operator of pubs or fast-food chains in the UK.  

Roast with the most: the roast at the sadly-closed Truscott Arms (above) was named the best in the UK

Sunday roasts

Getting rid of the roast? Sundays wouldn't be the same...

By Daniel Woolfson

When JD Wetherspoon announced earlier this year it would finish serving Sunday roasts to focus on its core menu offer, reactions from some of the chain’s patrons were borderline riotous

JDW reports 3.3% increase in sales

JDW reports 3.3% increase in sales

By Oli Gross

JD Wetherspoon has reported a 3.3% increase in like-for-like sales for the 52 weeks to 26 July, with revenue up 7.4% to £1.51bn, but pre-tax profit down 2% to £77.8m.

Wetherspoons pub openings

Wetherspoon's raises openings target

By John Harrington

JD Wetherspoon, the managed pub operator, has increased its full-year openings target to between 40 to 50 as it reported a 3.7% rise in like-for-like sales in the 13 weeks to 27 October, with a slight dip in operating margin.

JDW grew its sales but issued warning over operating margin

Wetherspoon's like-for-like sales rise

By M&C Report

JD Wetherspoon has reported an 8% rise in like-for-like sales in the 11 weeks to 13 January but said it expects operating margin for H1 to be c8.2%, roughly 1.1% lower than in the previous financial year, due to rising costs.

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Gov’t needs to relieve tyranny of rising costs

The past week has been dominated by the latest round in the on-going tenant and pubco debate. But there’s one issue that we can all agree on. Businesses have been hit by wave after wave of cost increases in the past decade. The increase in regulatory...

Wetherspoon: wind turbine

Wetherspoon pub to use 50% less energy

By Adam Pescod

A JD Wetherspoon pub in Melton will use 50% less energy than a similar-sized Wetherspoon establishment following post-fire refurb.

JDW: added 12 spirits

JDW adds 12 spirits to its drinks offer

By Robyn Black

Twelve new spirits have been added to the JD Wetherspoon drinks offer this week, bringing the total number of spirits it stocks to 42. All of the...

Wetherspoon: warning over price rises

Wetherspoon warns over rising commodity prices

By Mark Stretton, M&C Report

Pub operator JD Wetherspoon has warned rising commodity prices will dent its full-year performance, as it revealed strong trading during the festive...

Wetherspoon: January Sale nears

Exclusive: JDW drops 99p pint deal

By John Harrington

JD Wetherspoon is not re-running its 99p pint deal in its January Sale next month, the Morning Advertiser has learnt. Next year's sale will see...

Steak with jacket and butter is one of JDW's gluten free options

Wetherspoon diners' meal planner

By Jo Bruce

JD Wetherspoon (JDW) is giving customers with special dietary requirements the opportunity to plan their pub meal online.