All JD Wetherspoon articles – Page 8

  • Nandos restaurant
    Analysis & Insight

    And the 2019 consumer award winners are…


    While we are in the midst of the entertainment awards season it would be most neglectful not to extend this to the worlds of foodservice and hospitality. 

  • Quiz

    Gotham’s Christmas-ish Quiz!


    It’s the week before Christmas and I hope many thresholds are being crossed, multiple tipples downed and that tills are ringing out! For my part, I have been thinking about what sort of Christmas present to get lucky readers – I have been racking my mind and the best I can do is the joy of a quiz!

  • Just Eat 2
    Analysis & Insight

    Goodbody on Coffer Peach and 2020; Peel Hunt on Just Eat


    Goodbody says the UK restaurant sector is still facing the dual headwinds of chronic oversupply and cost inflation, while Peel Hunt say Prosus’ latest offer for Just Eat ”significantly increases deal certainty”. 

  • Tim Martin JDW

    Wetherspoons makes £200m pre-election spending pledge


    Wetherspoons has announced it will invest more than £200m into its pub estate over the next four years.

  • MC salting

    Analysts’ verdict: Berenberg on Mitchells & Butlers


    Mitchells & Butlers shares are due a “pause for breath” believes analyst Berenberg.

  • JDW 2012 New Opening Watchmaker Bar

    Low price champions


    Given the prevailing weak outlook for consumer confidence, it seems inevitable that more risk averse and belt-tightening behaviours will come to the fore. 

  • Tim Martin JDW

    Tim Martin re-elected to JDW board with 98% shareholder approval


    JD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin has been re-elected with the support of more than 98% of shareholders.

  • PizzaExpress Langham Place, Oxford Circus 01

    Change is happening everywhere


    Seismic shifts are sweeping through the sector thanks to a combination of M&A, technological developments and consumer behaviour. Who knows what’s going to happen next?

  • Tim Martin

    Analysts’ verdict: JD Wetherspoon


    Analysts at JP Morgan Cazenove and Goodbody share their reactions to the latest trading update from JD Wetherspoon and how it’s impacted their forecasts.

  • Wetherspoons

    Wetherspoon sales up 5.6%


    Wetherspoons has reported a sales uplift for the 13 weeks to 27 October 2019. Like-for-like sales increased by 5.3% and total sales by 5.6%. Wetherspoons has opened one new pub since the start of the financial year and has disposed of four.

  • baroosh-stortford

    McMullen sees overall growth of 7% in latest financial year


    McMullen & Sons has achieved total revenue growth of around 7.5% for the financial year ended September 2019, MCA can reveal.

  • Alexander Graham Bell, JDW

    Berenberg on JD Wetherspoon


    The crux of investor debate on JD Wetherspoon (JDW) centres on whether it can convert its continued impressive like-for-like (lfl) sales momentum into meaningful profit growth in FY20 and beyond, says analyst Berenberg. And it thinks JDW can.

  • Martin_Scott

    Martin Scott appointed NED at Stay Original


    Former Hall & Woodhouse finance and commercial director Martin Scott has been appointed as a non-executive director of pub and boutique hotel group Stay Original.

  • Roger Whiteside, chief executive, Greggs

    Greggs tops Brand Health index


    Greggs has been named the number eating out brand in YouGov’s Brand Health Index.

  • Wetherspoon motorway pub

    JP Morgan on JD Wetherspoon


    JD Wetherspoon’s (JDW) profit outlook does not justify its current multiple, according to the latest analysts note on the operator from JP Morgan.

  • Wetherspoons

    No further EU product swaps planned for Wetherspoon


    JD Wetherspoon (JDW) is not planning to make any additional product swaps to non-EU sourced alternatives, following the introduction of several new lines last year.

  • 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.

  • GettyImages-fish and chips
    Analysis & Insight

    Fish and chip supper anyone?


    Call me old-fashioned and a tad unadventurous if you will, but I am rather quite partial to the long-established delights of fish and chips. A moist and slightly sweet tasting cod fillet in light but crunchy batter, with some nicely seasoned thick-cut chips, minty mushy peas and chunky tartare sauce – delightful! One of the things about go-to products though, is that they become something of a KVI – a Known Value Item. 

  • Tim Martin JDW

    Wetherspoon slices 20p off price of Ruddles


    JD Wetherspoon (JDW) has reduced the price of a pint of real ale by an average of 20p.

  • GettyImages-money value
    Analysis & Insight

    Good value of greater importance to pub customers


    The value of food and drink is of much greater importance to visitors of pubs than other of operators in the eating out market, across all three day-parts, according to the latest MCA Pub Brand Monitor.