Retail and leisure - Archive

January 2018 articles

FTSE 250 firm Marston's broke the run of cheery updates from pub companies this morning, blaming two weeks of bad weather. [...]

23 January

Amazon has kept its place at the top of a key customer satisfaction index, published today by the Institute of Customer Service. [...]

23 January
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South Africa’s stock exchange has said it could suspend trading in Steinhoff’s bonds if the retail conglomerate does not [...]

22 January
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Tesco is cutting 800 jobs within the business in a bid to simplify its operations. [...]

22 January
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Hedge funds betting against Ocado stumbled today, as the online grocery retailer unveiled a deal in Canada, which promptly sent [...]

22 January
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An app for finding pop-ups and super clubs to eat at across London has been acquired by a larger rival. [...]

22 January
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Ladbrokes and William Hill have warned that a government crackdown on betting shop terminals could hit the UK's horse racing [...]

22 January
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Richemont has made an offer to take control of luxury online retailer Yoox Net-a-Porter. [...]

22 January
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Amazon will officially open its check-out free store, Amazon Go, today in Seattle. [...]

22 January
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Consumers renewed their faith in discount supermarkets Aldi and Lidl by placing them at the top of YouGov's BrandIndex rankings [...]

22 January
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Dixons Carphone recorded a jump in revenue over the Christmas period, boosted by higher iPhone sales.  [...]

22 January
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Speculation over the future of Poundland has attracted a pack of prospective private equity bidders ready to snap up the discount [...]

21 January
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Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK)'s former chief executive, who left the company amid poor trading results last November, has been [...]

21 January
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New Look's bondholders are looking to hire lawyers ahead of the firm's planned restructuring. [...]

21 January
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Dixons Carphone is tipped to post a rise in sales this week as it reports on how it fared over Christmas. [...]

21 January
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