Visitor numbers across Britain are expected to rise further as the weaker pound makes it more attractive to foreigners and Brits alike, according to Dominic Worrall, owner of the Bull in Ditchling, East Sussex.
Enterprise Inns has this morning reported a 2.9% decline in like-for-like net income for the year to 30 September, but said that it had witnessed an improving trend in the final quarter of the year, with like-for-like net income growth of 0.6%.
Punch Taverns has this morning reported that its performance for the 52 weeks to 17 August 2013 was in line with expectations, with like-for-like sales in its core estate up 0.4% in the fourth quarter.
Spirit Pub Company has reported a 2.6% rise in like-for-like sales across its managed estate for the six weeks to 25 May, a performance that bounced back after a 3.8% decline in the proceeding six weeks, which it said was impacted by an “an exceptionally...
Punch Taverns has reported a 0.8% growth in average net income per pub in the 12 weeks to 3 March due to its on-going disposal programme, although softer trading after Christmas dented like-for-like net income.