Wetherspoon

Branding: JD Wetherspoon said it does not think of itself as a ‘brand’ after it was crowned a UK winner at the 2018 World Branding Awards (image: Stephen J Mason, Wikimedia)

JD Wetherspoon says it is 'not a brand'

By Emily Hawkins

Pub giant JD Wetherspoon said it does not think of itself as a ‘brand’, following its success at the 2018 World Branding Awards.

Strong results: JD Wetherspoon has reported a 5% increase in like-for-like sales and a 2% rise in total revenue

JDW like-for-like sales up 5%

By Emily Hawkins

JD Wetherspoon has reported a 5% increase in like-for-like sales in its annual financial report.

On the dotted line: rent reviews can make the difference between making money or closing down

Wetherspoon ‘not as clever’ as it thought on rents

By The MA

Wetherspoon has pursued a strategy of agreeing “virtually no open-market rent reviews” in past 16 to 17 years to avoid rent hikes brought about by the rise of casual dining, according to the pub company's founder Tim Martin.

Wetherspoon's says it's on track for a better year than expected

JDW reports positive outlook as like-for-like sales up

By John Harrington

JD Wetherspoon says it expects to achieve a slightly better outcome for its current financial year than previously anticipated, as it reports a 3.5% rise in like-for-like sales in the 11 weeks to 14 July and an increase in operating margins.

Coffee: maximise hot drink sales

Coffee: make a profit from the daily grind

By Ian Boughton

Ian Boughton explains how serving coffee can boost takings during typically quiet periods and bring in a whole new clientele to your pub. It is no...