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Cautious outlook following recent setback weighs on the share price
Thursday 27 Apr 2017 Author: Daniel Coatsworth

Shares in Whitbread (WTB) took a knock on 25 April amid poor results from its Costa Coffee brand. Like-for-like sales fell by 0.8% between 1 December 2016 and 2 March 2017 versus 3% growth in the previous nine months. The company has a cautious outlook for the leisure brand, anticipating a tougher consumer environment in the UK over the coming year. (DC)

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