J D Wetherspoon PLC (JDW.L)
EDINBURGH Pub chain JD Wetherspoon , run by one of Brexit's most fervent supporters, will sell more British and non-European drinks, shunning French champagne and offering British and American beer instead of German brews.
Pub operator JD Wetherspoon reported a 3.5 percent increase in third-quarter comparable sales on Wednesday and stuck by its previous forecasts for results this year while warning it faced significant cost increases in the second half.
May 9 Pub operator JD Wetherspoon reported a 3.5 percent increase in third-quarter comparable sales on Wednesday and stuck by its previous forecasts for results this year while warning it faced significant cost increases in the second half.
British pubs group JD Wetherspoon closed all its social media accounts on Monday, saying it was taking a stand against an industry accused of mis-using personal data and allowing bullying to run rife.
No-frills pubs group J D Wetherspoon said on Friday it expected staffing costs to rise in coming months, when a higher British minimum wage kicks in and, in a nod to fragile consumer demand, said growth in sales was likely to slow.
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March 16 British pubs group J D Wetherspoon posted a 3.6 percent rise in first-half revenue, but said it expects lower comparable sales growth and higher costs in the remainder of the year.
* EXPECTATION THAT GROWTH IN LIKE-FOR-LIKE SALES WILL BE LOWER IN NEXT SIX MONTHS
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