J D Wetherspoon plc


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Q2 2020 J D Wetherspoon PLC Trading Statement Release

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J D Wetherspoon Says Like-For-Like Sales Increased By 5.3% For 13 Weeks

JD Wetherspoon Says Plans Appoint Non-Executive Directors

JD Wetherspoon Says Elizabeth McMeikan Resigned From Board


About J D Wetherspoon plc

J D Wetherspoon plc owns and operates pubs throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland. The Company aims to provide customers with food and drinks. The Company operates a trading estate of approximately 895 pubs. The Company operates over 40 hotels and approximately 900 rooms. The Company's hotels include George Hotel, the Shrewsbury Hotel and the Unicorn, Ripon. The Unicorn, Ripon consists of over 32 bedrooms in North Yorkshire. Its hotel rooms provide unlimited free wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi) as standard and its staff member provide assistance around the clock. The Company's hotels have adjoining pubs, serving breakfast menu and Wetherspoon dishes, and club nights. The Company offers a range of food, such as burgers, desserts, steaks, and salads and pastas. Its food menu includes Breakfast Club, Deli Deals, Small Plates, Sharers, Burritos, Pub Classics, Fresh From The Grill, Chicken and Ribs, Burgers and Dogs, Sides, Mexican Monday, Steak Club, Chicken Club, Curry Club and Fish Friday.



Contact Info

Wetherspoon House, Reeds Crescent


Executive Leadership

Timothy Randall Martin

Chairman of the Board

John Hutson

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Ben Whitley

Finance Director, Executive Director

Susan Alina Cacioppo

Personnel and Legal Director, Executive Director

David Capstick

IT and Property Director

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3.25 mean rating - 16 analysts
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UPDATE 1-J D Wetherspoon first-quarter sales rise, sees in-line full year performance

Pub operator J D Wetherspoon Plc posted higher first-quarter total sales on Wednesday, as customers spent more money at its nearly 900 pubs across Britain and Ireland.

J D Wetherspoon first-quarter sales rise on higher demand

Pub operator J D Wetherspoon Plc posted higher first-quarter total sales on Wednesday, as customers spent more money at its nearly 900 pubs across Britain and Ireland.

UPDATE 3-Pink gin with strawberries: Wetherspoon patrons defy Brexit gloom

J D Wetherspoon's eurosceptic boss said customers were unfazed by political wrangling over Brexit after the pub group reported a rise in full-year sales and profit thanks to demand for products from pink gin and coffee to breakfast and beer.

J D Wetherspoon posts higher annual profit

Britain's J D Wetherspoon reported a higher annual pretax profit on Friday as more Britons visited its pubs even though overall consumer confidence and spending came under pressure due to Brexit uncertainties.

UPDATE 1-J D Wetherspoon comparable sales rise, but sees higher debt

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.

J D Wetherspoon comparable sales rise 6.9%

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.

Higher costs for bar staff take shine off J D Wetherspoon's sales rise

J D Wetherspoon reported a jump in third-quarter sales at its 900-odd pubs in Britain and Ireland, but its shares fell as much as 6 percent as analysts warned sales were not translating into higher profit due to rising costs.

Pub operator J D Wetherspoon posts higher 3rd-qtr sales

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.

JD Wetherspoon flags higher costs, wages bite

JD Wetherspoon Plc expects costs in the second half to be as high as in the first, Chairman Tim Martin said on Friday, after rising wages hit the budget British pub chain's profit.

JD Wetherspoon posts lower profit on higher costs

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.

UPDATE 2-Gin, coffee sales give Wetherspoon Christmas cheer

* Labour costs is major factor for rising expenses - CEO (Adds CEO quotes, shares, details)

JD Wetherspoon warns on profit amid rising costs

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.

UPDATE 2-Pubs group JD Wetherspoon says rising wages to hit results

* No change in pricing for now (Adds further details, background)

JD Wetherspoon warns of lacklustre trading, announces wage rise

British pub operator J D Wetherspoon Plc said on Wednesday that it expects trading to be slightly below the previous financial year as it deals with higher costs.

UPDATE 1-Wetherspoon posts higher annual profit, says costs to rise this year

British pub chain J D Wetherspoon Plc reported an increase in full-year profit on Friday as a record heatwave brought in more customers, but the group said it expects higher costs this year.

J D Wetherspoon's annual profit jumps 16.5 percent

British pub chain J D Wetherspoon Plc's full-year profit rose 16.5 percent as it saw more customers during the football World Cup and a record heatwave.

UPDATE 1-Wetherspoon pubs helped by World Cup, warns of rising costs

UK pub operator J D Wetherspoon Plc reported a solid rise in sales on the back of England's run in the World Cup on Wednesday while saying it faced considerable rises in costs next year due to increases in the minimum wage and taxes.

Wetherspoon comparable sales rise but cautions on rising costs

British pub operator J D Wetherspoon Plc reported a 5.2 percent rise in same-store sales for the 10 weeks to July 8, but warned of considerable cost increases in the next fiscal year.

Brexit hits the drinks list at pub chain Wetherspoon

Pub chain JD Wetherspoon <JDW.L>, 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.

UPDATE 1-Wetherspoon warns again on costs as sales rise 3.5 pct

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.

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