Trading Conditions

Alistair Darby: 'Despite a difficult trading period in the last quarter, the transformation of our business is well on track'

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.

Davies: in charge at Brakspear

Brakspear profits dip

By John Harrington, M&C Report

Brakspear, the tenanted and leased pub operator, saw pre-tax profits fall 3.9% to £3.245m in 2010 amid "challenging" trading conditions. Turnover...

Adnams: Trading is tough

Adnams issues profit warning

By M&C Report

Adnams, the Suffolk brewer, has issued a profit warning, saying that its first half operating profits would be "substantially lower" than last year's...



Trevor M Watson Director Davis Coffer Lyons It is now widely accepted that trading conditions in the leisure sector are likely to be more difficult...