Company Results


Young’s: From dray horses to digital revolutionaries

26 May 2017

Young’s chief executive Patrick Dardis talks to MCA about regional expansion; plans to ramp up investment; it’s digital ambitions and the trends the group is seeing in its customer base.

Wetherspoon interior

Lfls up 5.2% at JDW

11 Jul 2018

JD Wetherspoon has this morning reported a 5.2% increase in like-for-like sales for the 10 weeks to 8 July 2018

Stephen Goodyear of Young's

Young’s managed lfls up 5.2% in Q1

10 Jul 2018

Young’s has reported like-for-like sales in its managed house arm up 5.2% in the first 13 weeks of the current financial year, with total sales for the division up 8.8%.

Heavitree Brewery The Clifton

Heavitree H1 profits up after pubs sales

29 Jun 2018

Heavitree Brewery, the Exeter-based tenanted pub operator, has reported a 138.7% increase in pre-tax profits in the first half of the year after a spate of sales.

Costa exterior

Whitbread f&b lfls down 1.9% in Q1

27 Jun 2018

Whitbread has this morning reported food & beverage sales across the business down 1.9% on a like-for-like basis for its first quarter with Costa UK like-for-like sales down 2%

Revolution Bars Group

Revolution lfs slide 1.7% in H2

14 Jun 2018

Revolution Bars Group has reported like-for-like sales down 1.7% in the second half of its financial year to 9 June, amid “challenging and volatile trading conditions”.

The Stable interior

Fuller’s eyes return to acquisition trail for The Stable

08 Jun 2018

Fuller’s chief executive Simon Emeny spoke to MCA about the potential to return to the acquisition trail with The Stable, investment opportunities in the sites acquired from We Are Bar and the lessons learnt from the £6.3m acquisition of Dark Star earlier this year. He also discussed the evolution of the tenanted estate and initiatives to further develop its teams.

Fuller's CEO Simon Emeny

Fuller’s FY managed lfls up 2.9%

08 Jun 2018

Fuller’s has reported like-for-like sales up 2.9% in the year to 31 March across its managed estate.

The Grain Store

Vianet grows profits despite 1,420 pub disposals

05 Jun 2018

Vianet has said its strategy of increasing its focus on coffee and vending machines is showing rewards, as profits and revenue grew in the year to 31 March.


Oakman FY lfls up 6.8%

24 May 2018

Oakman Inns has reported like-for-like sales up 6.8% in the year to 1 April.

Frankie and Bennys

TRG lfls down 4.3% in year-to-date

23 May 2018

The Restaurant Group (TRG) has reported like-for-like sales for the 20 weeks to 20 May down 4.3%, with total sales falling 3.1%.


Shaftesbury estate ‘unaffected’ by external pressures

22 May 2018

West End landlord Shaftesbury has reported “healthy trading “ across its estate, with the West End “largely unaffected” by the challenges facing the rest of the sector.

Joule's Brewery

Joule’s reshuffles board after year of consolidation

17 May 2018

Joule’s – the brewer and operator of 41 pubs - has restructured its senior team as it refocuses on brewing for its own estate adding two pubs a year.

Ralph Findlay

Marston’s “will continue to land bank sites”

17 May 2018

Marston’s chief executive Ralph Findlay has told MCA the group will continue to land bank sites despite revising down its growth targets for next year.

Simon Townsend

EiG: Managed Expert exits; REIT status and regional growth

16 May 2018

Following Ei Group’s H1 trading update, MCA spoke to chief executive Simon Townsend.  He discussed what the group’s revised growth prospects mean for the long-term goal of converting to a REIT. He also spoke about the where growth would come from in the managed estate, timetabling eventual exits from the Managed Investment partnerships and the first new site for its joint venture with PubLove. On the tenanted and leased estate, he said that while the Midlands and the north ...