JD Wetherspoon reports 7.6% increase in like-for-like sales

08 May 2019 by
JD Wetherspoon reports 7.6% increase in like-for-like sales

JD Wetherspoon has reported like-for-like sales increases of 7.6% in the 13 weeks to 28 April 2019.

Year to date like-for-like sales at the pub group have increased by 6.8% with total sales increasing by 7.6%.

Since the start of the financial year JD Wetherspoon has opened three new pubs and closed seven, with two more openings planned. It has also spent £70.9m on buying the freeholds of pubs it was previously a tenant in.

Chairman Tim Martin said: "We continue to anticipate a trading outcome for this financial year in line with our previous expectations."

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