Strong Christmas trading boosts Conran Restaurant sales

10 January 2007
Strong Christmas trading boosts Conran Restaurant sales

Conran Restaurants Limited (CRL) enjoyed a strong Christmas trading period with last month's like-for-like sales 12% ahead of December 2005.

In its first financial update since the management team led buyout of the company in September 2006, like-for-like sales, which exclude new openings, were also 13% ahead for the quarter ended 31 December 2005.

For the nine months of its financial year starting 1 April 2006, CRL claims like-for-like turnover is 10% ahead of 2005.

Des Gunewardena, chairman and chief executive of CRL, said: "This was the best Christmas we have had for years. We had strong revenues both in the City and in the West End."

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By Chris Druce

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