Retail and leisure - Archive

December 2017 articles

Bar and club operator Deltic Group reported a loss for the year to February this year, but regained some ground during quieter [...]

11 December
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A tax on meat in many countries looks increasingly likely as governments strive to comply with the Paris Agreement, an investor [...]

11 December
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Shares in Hollywood Bowl are up almost nine per cent today after the leisure company reported rapid growth for the year and a [...]

11 December
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South African retail conglomerate Steinhoff has appointed advisers in a bid to fix accounting irregularities. [...]

11 December
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Investec has warned its exposure to troubled South African retail giant Steinhoff could knock as much as three per cent off [...]

11 December
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West Elm, New York-based purveyor of mid-century furniture, intends to open new stores in the UK next year. [...]

11 December
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Spending fell again last month, with experts saying that the trend of falling spending is unlikely to improve in the near future. [...]

11 December
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The UK high street benefited from a slight rise in footfall last month as retailers started selling their Christmas ranges. [...]

11 December
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Ocado is poised to announce more deals to sell its technology abroad as talk of a potential takeover bid continues to swirl around [...]

11 December
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The more than £6bn sale of Unilever's spreads division is fast approaching as bidders prepare formal offers, according to reports. [...]

10 December
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Toys R Us’ plans to restructure are in question as it emerged today that the pensions watchdog was considering whether to [...]

10 December
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Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley will ask investors to approve a £11m payout to his brother at an extraordinary general meeting [...]

10 December
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South African tycoon Christo Wiese is facing yet more turmoil after a top credit agency slashed its rating on New Look, one [...]

10 December
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Londoners are most likely to splash out on Christmas-related fashion shopping, spending almost £100 on a single outfit, findings [...]

9 December
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The government has named and shamed 260 companies for failing to pay their employees the minimum wage - including Primark and [...]

8 December
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