An exceptionally strong end to the year
Greggs | 09/01/2019

Greggs, the leading food-on-the-go retailer, has continued an impressive upwards trend in like-for-like (lfl) owned-store sales growth across Q4, and in…

Raising earnings expectations
Greggs | 28/11/2018

An unscheduled trading upgrade confirms impressive stronger than anticipated sales growth in October and November, on the back of a robust Q3 and tough…

Greggs passes the scorch test
Greggs | 09/10/2018

Greggs’ sales growth has accelerated through each quarter, in defiance of the summer 2018 heatwave conditions that turned many retailers’ performances…

Executive interview – Greggs
Executive interview – Greggs | 09/08/2018

Over the past five years Greggs has transformed itself from a national bakery chain into a leading food-on-the-go retailer with over 1,850 shops. It is…

Transformation taking shape
Greggs | 03/08/2018

Greggs’ interim results, against a backdrop of extreme weather conditions, reinforce progress with the strategic transformation of the brand into…

Growth moderates, but strategy on plan
Greggs | 10/05/2018

Greggs’ management has been open in recognising that despite the Beast from the East and other extraordinary weather patterns, there is an underlying…

Value discovery
Greggs | 14/03/2018

Five years into its strategy, there is plenty for Greggs to do. Its shops, which all now look and work like value food-on-the-go outlets, must spread out…

Positive outlook
Greggs | 16/01/2018

Greggs’ Q4 sales update demonstrates a robust performance in what has been a tough retail market. The company’s self-help strategy shows that…

A strengthening picture
Greggs | 04/10/2017

Greggs’ strong sales quarter reflects its secure place in the value sector of an increasingly edgy retail market. But it is also driven by a range…

In balance
Greggs | 09/08/2017

Greggs’ interims show a company in balance in several ways. First, operational and site development initiatives are driving consistent sales growth…

Promising performance, strengthened proposition
Greggs | 22/05/2017

Greggs has traded strongly for the first 19 weeks, and self-help measures such as refurbishments, openings, manufacturing rationalisation and product development…

Successful strategy offers further potential
Greggs | 06/03/2017

Given Greggs’ long track record of strong cash generation and the success of the 2013 strategic plan to date, it seems reasonable to look beyond…

Better-than-expected FY16
Greggs | 17/01/2017

Greggs' trading update confirmed that it delivered a stronger than expected finish to FY16, leaving it well placed to face the margin pressures that will…

In line with expectations
Greggs | 12/10/2016

Greggs enjoys a differentiated position in the growing food-to-go market. Its strategy to enhance its offer and improve the efficiency with which it delivers…

Healthy H1
Greggs | 03/08/2016

Greggs delivered a strong H116 trading performance and expressed confidence in the outlook for the year. The various elements of its strategy appear to…

On target
Greggs | 11/05/2016

Greggs reports that, after 18 weeks’ trading, it remains on target to meet full-year expectations. The range of business initiatives is on track…

Growing again
Greggs | 25/04/2016

Greggs’ appeal lies in the combination of its relatively low-risk business model and its return to strong earnings growth in the past two years.…

Taking the cake
Greggs | 17/12/2014

Greggs has surprised to the upside again with an unscheduled trading statement, delivering 5.2% like-for-like sales growth for the 24 weeks to 13 December…

Recovery ahead
Greggs | 11/04/2014

Greggs presents an interesting recovery play. Operating margins are substantially below historic levels, as are like-for-like sales. The turnaround programme…