Wetherspoon hikes prices

Wetherspoon hikes prices

It wouldn’t be an update from JD Wetherspoon (JDW) without a monologue from chairman Tim Martin on Brexit and how the public has been “misled” on a subsequent rise in food prices. However, costs related to the new national living wage, higher business rates and utility bills are expected to rise significantly in the second half. While there aren’t any specific contingency plans in place, Mr Martin hopes higher sales will compensate. Price increases were authorised during the first half – mainly on food.

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