Trading has continued to worsen at beleaguered restaurant group PizzaExpress.
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In the 14 weeks to 6 April, like-for-like sales at the group's Pizza Express restaurants in the UK, Ireland and Channel Islands fell by almost 10%, compared with the same period a year earlier.
Like-for-like turnover its Café Pasta and Marzano restaurants fell by 2.2% during the same 14-week period.
PizzaExpress said although it had introduced a number of "operational initiatives", such as increasing the size of its pizzas, intense competition, coupled with the current economic and political situation continued to delay improvements in sales.
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