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  1. December 10, 2015

    Whitbread sales growth slows in third quarter

    The new chief executive of Whitbread, the owner of Costa Coffee and Premier Inn, said there was “work to do” after the...

  2. December 10, 2015

    'Work to do' for Costa Coffee owner Whitbread

    The new chief executive of Whitbread, the owner of Costa Coffee and Premier Inn, said there is “work to do” as the...

  1. December 4, 2015

    Whitbread falls on Premier Inn fears

    Whitbread was among Friday’s sharpest fallers on worries that its Premier Inn chain has been struggling. Lead...

  2. October 23, 2015

    Investors Chronicle: Whitbread, Lok’n Store, Quantum Pharma and Greenko

    Buy: Whitbread (WTB) The shares are not cheap, on 20 times forward earnings, but Whitbread is a perennial outperformer...

  3. October 20, 2015

    A rough guide to the UK economy for visiting Chinese presidents

    Welcome to the UK, President Xi. We are delighted that you have chosen to spend some time with us on our chilly north...

  4. FT Alphaville

    October 20, 2015

    FT Opening Quote - Whitbread profits jump 14 per cent

    Whitbread is brewing up higher profits helped by Costa Coffee, while cost-cutting on clothes means Asos is making less...

  5. October 20, 2015

    Costa Coffee owner Whitbread beats forecasts with jump in profit

    Demand for cheap hotel rooms and high street coffee shows no sign of abating, said Whitbread, the owner of Premier Inn...

  6. October 18, 2015

    Weekahead: Corporate diary

    Diary commentary from FT reporters; data and company announcements, unless otherwise stated, from Thomson Reuters....

  7. September 15, 2015

    Higher UK minimum wage is affordable, says think-tank

    A higher UK minimum wage that takes effect in April will increase the country’s total pay bill 0.6 per cent, according...

  8. September 8, 2015

    UK living wage: on the battlefield

    You may not know it, but one way or the other you are taking part in a three-way fight. In one corner of the triangle...

  9. September 8, 2015

    Whitbread warns living wage will lead to price rises

    Whitbread is to raise some prices throughout its chains of hotels, restaurants and coffee shops in response to the...

  10. June 26, 2015

    Dunelm chooses John Browett as chief executive

    Dunelm, the UK homewares group, has appointed a former head of Tesco.com and Apple’s retail operation as chief...

  11. June 16, 2015

    Cold winter drags down Whitbread’s restaurant revenues

    A cold and sluggish winter across Whitbread ’s 406 restaurants dragged the company down in the first quarter as it...

  12. June 14, 2015

    Movers & shakers: June 15

    Lesley Williams is to become the first woman to chair the National Association of Pension Funds, which represents more...

  13. June 11, 2015

    Top appointments inspire, not only because of gender

    Not only because she is a woman. Two female appointments have really stood out in the last couple of weeks. One was...

  14. FT Alphaville

    June 8, 2015

    These are tennis balls. When's the crash?

    Andy Murray, the third best tennis player in the world, who is 28 years old: I’ve always been interested in investment,...

  15. May 24, 2015

    UK boards miss 25% target for women directors

    Most of the UK’s largest listed companies still have boards where women comprise fewer than one-quarter of the...

  16. May 22, 2015

    Whitbread recruits Alison Brittain as chief executive

    Leisure group Whitbread has hired Alison Brittain, head of Lloyds Banking Group’s retail division, to replace outgoing...

  17. FT Alphaville

    May 22, 2015

    FT Opening Quote - Yellen may be telling

    Janet Yellen could give a telling speech later today on the state of the US economy and the likelihood of interest rate...

  18. May 6, 2015

    Does it matter which ‘soap powder brand’ wins UK election?

    City analysts are supposed to be good at spotting risks. But a perusal of brokerage research on the election shows they...

  19. May 1, 2015

    Boardroom trades May 2

    The new chairman at Tesco bought shares at the earliest opportunity, having joined in March when trading was embargoed...

  20. April 28, 2015

    Alliance chief has problem worthy of agony aunts Cathy and Claire

    Katherine Garrett-Cox, chief executive of the £2.9bn Alliance Trust, is of an age to have poured out her problems to...

  21. April 28, 2015

    Whitbread chief to step down next year

    The chief executive of Whitbread has said he will step down from the leisure group next February as the group announced...

  22. April 20, 2015

    Whitbread gains as break-up talk resurfaces

    A retread of long-standing break-up speculation helped put Whitbread among the gainers on Monday. Spinning off Costa...

  23. March 24, 2015

    Everyone wants a taste of booming UK coffee market

    Watch out Starbucks and Costa Coffee. A host of new entrants is piling into the business of providing time-pressed...

  24. March 13, 2015

    Growth target upgrade hopes lift Whitbread

    Hopes of a growth target upgrade meant Whitbread edged towards a record high on Friday. The Premier Inn and Costa owner...

  25. February 4, 2015

    Starbucks brews up UK profit after 17 years

    Starbucks has finally brewed up a pre-tax profit in the UK, almost 17 years after setting up shop in the country. The...

  26. December 23, 2014

    UK arm of TGI Fridays sold to Electra Partners

    The UK arm of TGI Fridays, the American-themed restaurant chain, has been sold to London-based private equity investor...

  27. December 11, 2014

    Whitbread ahead as consumer confidence grows

    Whitbread reported a 6 per cent rise in like-for-like sales, with its core Premier Inn chain boosted by growing numbers...

  28. October 21, 2014

    Whitbread to launch Premier Inn brand in Germany

    Whitbread is to launch Premier Inn in Germany, its first foray into the budget hotel market in continental Europe. The...

  29. October 21, 2014

    FTSE 100 losing streak enters second session

    The FTSE 100 set course for its second straight day of losses on Tuesday, amid a lacklustre reaction to updates from...

  30. September 12, 2014

    Whitbread weighed by budget rivalry

    Fears that room-rental markets such as Airbnb can capture a significant share of the hotel market left Whitbread, the...

  31. September 9, 2014

    Whitbread hotel unit rebounds in regions

    Hotel rooms in the UK regions are selling at a faster rate than those in London, Whitbread said, a remarkable turnround...

  32. September 9, 2014

    Scottish secession would make pensions do the splits

    Scotland could not be separated from the UK with a sweep of a pen. It would require microsurgery of the kind needed to...

  33. September 9, 2014

    Costa Coffee to boost French presence

    The Costa Coffee chain has been rolled out to the land of the café au lait as its owner looks to France for further...

  34. August 22, 2014

    Boardroom trades August 23

    Chris Rogers sold a quarter of his holding in Whitbread last week, banking £1m for shares that were worth half that two...

  35. July 18, 2014

    De Vere launches sale of  Village hotels chain

    De Vere Group is formally launching the sale of its mid-market Village hotels chain, the last and biggest chunk of...

  36. July 15, 2014

    Whitbread hires Richard Baker as chairman

    Costa Coffee and Premier Inn-owner Whitbread has appointed former Alliance Boots chief executive Richard Baker as its...

  37. June 17, 2014

    Strong sales send Whitbread higher

    The FTSE 100 made gains in opening trade on Tuesday, amid a tentative return to risk across European equities markets...

  38. June 17, 2014

    Whitbread buoyed by economic recovery

    Whitbread has profited from jobs growth in the UK regions, enjoying a 6.9 per cent increase in first-quarter sales. The...

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