J D Wetherspoon PLC (JDW.L)
19 Jul 2019
Slug and Lettuce pub chain owner Stonegate on Thursday said it agreed to buy larger rival Ei Group for 1.27 billion pounds ($1.58 billion), taking control of some 4,000 additional pubs to become Britain's biggest pub operator.
July 10 British pub operator J D Wetherspoon Plc on Wednesday reported a higher comparable sales for the 10 weeks to July 7 and tries to keep a tight lid on rising costs that plagued the entire sector.
July 10 British pub operator J D Wetherspoon Plc on Wednesday reported a 6.9% rise in comparable sales for the 10 weeks to July 7 and a 6.6% increase in total sales.
* Shares fall 6 pct (Adds details on costs, analyst comments, shares)
May 8 Pub chain J D Wetherspoon Plc on Wednesday reported a 7.6 percent rise in comparable sales during the third quarter, with a 8.4 percent rise in total sales at its 900 odd pubs in Britain and Ireland.
* LFL sales to March 10 rise 9.6 pct on good weather (Adds chairman's and analysts' comments; shares)
March 15 British pubs group JD Wetherspoon Plc posted an 18.9 percent fall in first-half pretax profit on Friday as it battles high labour costs.
British pub operator JD Wetherspoon Plc said it enjoyed strong sales over the Christmas period, helped by Britons' new-found fondness for gin and solid demand for coffee drinks.
* Labour costs is major factor for rising expenses - CEO (Adds CEO quotes, shares, details)
Jan 23 British pubs group JD Wetherspoon Plc warned of lower pretax profit for the first-half of its fiscal year, as it battles higher staff costs, property prices and power bills.