• Seafood Pub Co

    Seafood Pub Company sees losses increase


    Seafood Pub Company has reported a group loss after tax of £2.73m for the full-year to 31 December 2018, compared to a loss of £1.15m the previous year, after higher administrative expenses and cost of sales impacted profits.

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    More growth for Greggs


    Greggs has revealed 7.4% increase in like for like sales for the 13 weeks to September 28, 2019. Total sales were up 13.9% and the business opened a net total of 56 shops. Greggs said the business “continued to trade very strongly in the third quarter. As expected, the rate of year-on-year sales growth moderated as we came up against stronger comparative sales from the previous year, but sales were still up strongly, driven predominantly by growth in customer numbers.”

  • Revolution

    Revolution reveals drop in profits as it builds for the future


    Revolution Bars has revealed a fall in profits for the 52 weeks ended 29 June 2019, after exceptional items of £7.1m and bar opening costs of £1.5 million delivered a pre-tax loss of £5.6m. Like for like sales were also down 3.5%, but the business said they had improved over the period, from a 4% drop in H1, to a 2.9% drop in H2 and down 1.8% in Q4.

  • Shepherd Neame - Savoy Tap

    Managed pubs achieve strong lfls for Shepherd Neame


    Shepherd Neame has achieved strong like-for-like (lfl) sales grow for both its managed and tenanted pub division but brewing and brands drove group turnover down over the full-year.

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    AG Barr sees revenue decline in ‘disappointing’ first half


    AG Barr has seen revenue for the six months to 27 July 2019 decline from £136.9m in H1 last year, to £122.5m, following what it described as an “unprecedented year” for the soft drinks industry in 2018.

  • Wildwood

    Tasty sees sales down but losses reduced


    Tasty, which operates Wildwood and Dim T restaurants, saw sales decline by 8% for the 26 weeks to 30 June 2019, to £21.1m (2018: £23m).

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    Berenberg on City Pub Group


    City Pub Group’s (CPG) H1 results showed “impressive top-line momentum”, said analysts at Berenberg, after the pub operator reported sales were up 36% year-on-year.

  • Applegreen Forecourt

    Applegreen sees total food sales slip back in H1 2019


    Applegreen saw total UK food and store sales slip back from their strong performance last year, to +1.4% for the six months to 30 June 2019.

  • Tim Martin JDW

    JDW sees lfls up 6.8% for full year


    JD Wetherspoons (JDW) has reported a like-for-like sales (lfls) increase, before exceptional items, of 6.8% for the full year to 28 July 2019.

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    GBK sees lfls up 8.6% on back of previous decline


    Gourmet Burger Kitchen UK (GBK) has achieved a like-for-like sales (lfls) increase of 8.6% for the 26 weeks to 25 August 2019. This follows a 9.7% decline seen in the comparable period last year.

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    Greene King lfls fall across Pub Company in Q1


    Greene King’s Pub Company arm has seen like-for-like sales (lfls) fall by 1.8% for the first 18 weeks of the new financial year, to 1 September, however the past seven weeks saw a 1.5% uplift.

  • Pizza Express

    Pizza Express to focus on upgrading sites as EBITDA falls 7.7%


    Pizza Express is to focus its capital investment on upgrading its existing estate in the UK & Ireland, rather than adding new sites, as sales remained flat in the first half of the year.

  • Dirty Martini Birmingham

    Dirty Martini cleans up with sales hike


    Dirty Martini has reported a like for like sales uplift of 12% for the 13 weeks to 28 July. The performance of its regional sites was particularly strong, with sales up 19.4% compared to a jump of 6.6% in London.

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    Barburrito reduces losses after ramping up EBITDA


    Mexican fast-casual chain Barburrito has reported a 5% increase in turnover for the 53-week period ended 31 March 2019.

  • Paul UK

    Paul UK sees lfls up 3.4% in 2018


    Paul UK has seen strong turnover and like-for-likes sales growth in the full-year to 31 December 2018, across its 37-strong estate of shops, boosted by an uptick in online revenue.

  • Dishoom Manchester

    Dishoom sees profits leap in 2018


    Dishoom has reported a jump in profit before tax, from £0.9m in 2017 to £2.3m for the 52 weeks to 30 December 2018.

  • kfc

    KFC sales up 19% for the year-to-date


    Sales at KFC in the UK were up 17% in Q2 2019 and 19% for the year-to-date (YTD), according to the latest results announcement from parent company Yum! Brands.

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    Salad sales on the rise at McDonald’s


    McDonald’s UK has seen sales of its side and main salads increase by 55% year-on-year as consumers go for healthier fast food options.

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    Analysts corner: Marston’s


    Following Marston’s trading update for the 42 weeks to 20 July 2019, leading analysts from JP Morgan, Peel Hunt, Liberum and Goodbody share their reactions to the figures, which have been described as “slightly disappointing” in Q3.

  • News

    NewRiver’s pub portfolio continues to deliver robust cash returns


    NewRiver has said its pub portfolio has continued to deliver high occupancy and robust cash returns, in the first quarter of 2019.