Financial analysts sometimes appear allergic to the plain use of English, inventing the oddest phrases to explain the simplest of ideas.
Here's a few I've come across recently:
"Customer dwell time" - The amount of time customers stay in restaurants or pubs.
"Fixed-price discount retailer" - Poundshop.
"Wet to dry split" - amounts of drink and food sold by a pub.
"Dark spread" - difference between the coal price/costs and the power price.
2 days ago