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New stores and Express sites drive Costa growth

Estate expansion and the introduction of a new range of breakfast food have helped grow sales at the Costa chain.

Costa rebrands for Pride

Coffee chain Costa’s London stores underwent a rainbow rebrand in honour of London’s Pride Parade.

Costa sales up 8.7% as Whitbread records ‘good start’ to year

Whitbread has reported an 8.7% hike in total sales at Costa in its first-quarter results for the 13 weeks to 1 June.

Costa continues multiple channel strategy as sales rise

Costa’s total UK retail sales rose 10.1% in the first half of 2016/17 amid total revenue growth for Whitbread of 8.1% to £1.6bn in the six months to 1 September 2016.

Whitbread acquires Pure stake for £6.8m

Costa Coffee owner Whitbread has announced that it has acquired 49% of London-based food-to-go chain Healthy Retail Ltd, which trades as Pure, for £6.8m.

Costa sales up 15.7%

Costa Coffee owner Whitbread has reported that UK retail sales at Costa were up 15.7% in the year ending 3 March.

Christopher Rogers, outgoing MD of Costa Coffee
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Costa MD resigns

High street café Costa Coffee has announced that managing director Christopher Rogers is to step down.

Costa beset by separation rumours

Whitbread’s shares soared yesterday as takeover and break-up talk was rife around the owner of Costa Coffee.

Costa reports slowing sales

The high street coffee shop chain’s owner, Whitbread, has blamed mild weather for disappointing sales.

Costa Coffee reports Q3 sales growth

Costa Coffee, the Whitbread-owned café chain, has posted UK like-for-like (LFL) sales growth of 2.5% for the 13 weeks to 26 November 2015.

Whitbread announces new non-executive director

Whitbread, the group that owns Costa Coffee and Premier Inn, has appointed Chris Kennedy as a non-executive director.

Whitbread shares jump in value

Whitbread shares increased around 3.3% yesterday following the company reporting like-for-like sales (LFLs) growth of 3.6% for the six months to August 27.

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Costa posts strong Q2 performance despite wet August
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Costa sees 4% LFL sales increase

Costa, the Whitbread-owned coffee brand, has posted an increase in like-for-like sales of 4% for the 11 weeks to 13 August 2015. 

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Costa Coffee enjoys another LFL sales boost
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LFLs up 5% at Costa Coffee

Costa Coffee, the Whitbread-owned high street chain, saw like-for-like sales (LFLs) grow by 5% in the 13 weeks to 28 May 2015. 

Whitbread appoints next CEO

Whitbread, the company behind Costa, has filled the position of chief executive with Lloyds Banking boss, Alison Brittain.

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Costa goes 'from strength to strength'
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Analyst gives positive verdict on Costa

High street coffee chain Costa has gone “from strength to strength” in the UK aided by the benefits of being part of a larger company, according to a City analyst. 

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Costa posts positive results
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Costa coffee chain enjoys sales rise amid expansion plans

Costa Coffee, the Whitbread-owned chain, has posted a rise in like-for-like (LFL) sales of 5.2% for the 13 weeks to 27 November as it plans rapid expansion. 

Costa Coffee posts LFL growth again

Like-for-like sales (LFLs) increased by 4.5% in the 13 weeks to 29 May, Costa Coffee revealed this morning.

Costa Coffee joins BRC

Costa Coffee has become the latest retail member of the British Retail Consortium (BRC).

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