Fuller, Smith & Turner Plc, the brewer of cask ales including London Pride, said the Olympics may salvage a rainy summer that has kept Britons away from pub gardens, even as event traffic presents delivery challenges.
Domino’s Pizza U.K. & Ireland Plc, the U.K.’s biggest pizza-delivery company, said first-half profit rose 30 percent, helped by World Cup soccer matches and sponsorship of the “Britain’s Got Talent” television show.
JD Wetherspoon Plc , the U.K. owner of more than 750 pubs, said Finance Director Keith Down and Chief Operating Officer Paul Harbottle will leave the company, without giving a reason for the departures.
Mitchells & Butlers Plc, the U.K. owner of Harvester and Toby Carvery pubs and restaurants, fell the most in two months in London trading after saying sales growth slowed during the last nine weeks of the year.
Arizona may become the first state to require lenders to prove they have the right to foreclose by providing a complete list of any previous owners of the mortgage , under a bill passed yesterday by its Senate.
A demerger of WH Smith Plc, a U.K. magazine retailer and stationer, Whitbread Plc, owner of the Costa Coffee chain, and the sale of electronics retailer Comet, owned by Kesa Electricals Plc, should wait until consumer spending recovers, analysts say.
Domino’s Pizza U.K. & Ireland Plc, the U.K.’s biggest pizza-delivery company, fell the most in more than three years in London trading after third-quarter sales grew at a slower pace than forecast by some analysts.