Like-For-Like Sales

Positive news: Marston’s CEO Ralph Findlay.

Marston’s like-for-like sales rise

By Nikkie Sutton

Pubco Marston’s has released its trading update for the 16 weeks to 21 January 2017 ahead of its annual general meeting.

Accusation: Tim Martin says economists have misunderstood the EU situation for 30 years

Tim Martin calls EU predictions 'catastrophically poor'

By Michelle Perrett

JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin has accused economists, politicians and intellectuals of failing to understand the implications of leaving the EU, while JD Wetherspoon reports positive results.

Simon Emeny: disposals planned in tenanted department


Fuller's reports tough times for tenanted division

By Ma Freelance

Fuller’s chief executive Simon Emeny has told The Morning Advertiser’s sister title MCA that the group is focused on boosting profits in its tenanted division through a mixture of disposals and a greater focus on food.

Summer growth: wet-led businesses have performed well

Coffer Peach Business Tracker

Strong summer performance for managed pubs

By Daniel Woolfson

Managed pub and restaurant groups performed well over the summer despite worries customers would spend less because of June’s Brexit vote.

Wet-led pubs lead growth over Christmas


Wet-led pubs lead growth over Christmas

By MC Allegra FS

Wet-led pubs and bars drove growth over the Christmas and New Year period with like-for-like sales up 1.8%, across the Coffer Peach Business Tracker.

M&B reports revenue up 6.6%

M&B reports revenue up 6.6%

By MC Allegra FS

Mitchells & Butlers has reported like-for-like sales up 0.8% for the year to 26 September with revenue up 6.6% to £2.1bn.

Marston's announces sales growth

Marston's announces sales growth

By M&C Allegra

Marston’s has reported like-for-like sales in its managed estate up 1.8% for the year ended 3 October with Taverns growing 2% and Leased 4%.

Greene King: Sales up & Spirit integration 'going well'

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Greene King: Sales up & Spirit integration 'going well'

By Ruth Williams, MC Allegra FS

Greene King has this morning announced that like-for-like sales across its managed retail estate grew by 1.3% in the 18 weeks to 6 September, with growth of 1.9% in the last 10 weeks.

Easter is now close to joining Christmas as a benchmark period in operators’ diaries, the research shows

Strong Easter rescues disappointing March for eating out sector

By James Wallin, M&C Report

Easter weekend like-for-like sales across the eating and drinking out sector were up 5.1% year-on-year, according to the latest Coffer Peach Business Tracker, but followed the first monthly drop in like-for-like sales for two year.