Retail and leisure - Archive

January 2018 articles

Costa owner Whitbread warned of tough conditions in the UK today, as it unveiled sluggish comparable sales growth in the 13 weeks [...]

18 January
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The very first thing Marco Gobbetti did to put his stamp on Burberry as its new chief exec was ratcheting up prices in November [...]

18 January
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With the zeal of a New Year's Resolution, Britain's pub and restaurant operators are kicking the habit of excessive plastic use. [...]

17 January
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Cult Wines, the wine asset manager founded by The Apprentice runner-up Tom Gearing, has posted record revenues five years after [...]

17 January
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Marks and Spencer (M&S) is opening a new distribution centre in Welham Green, Hertfordshire, in a bid to cut costs and boost [...]

17 January
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Discount supermarkets opened a record number of stores in 2017, but according to new research, a slowdown could be on the cards. [...]

17 January
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City Pub Company is eyeing younger pub-goers for further growth after announcing a 34 per cent jump in turnover today. [...]

17 January
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Gin is back - and the craze for artisanal versions of the classic English tipple have sent the number of distilleries in the [...]

17 January
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Burberry missed some analyst expectations this morning, revealing that performance in the UK was impacted by the pound's recovery. [...]

17 January
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Publisher and events company Informa has made a £3.8bn offer for rival UBM to create the world’s largest business-to-business [...]

17 January
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Cineworld has announced a fully underwritten rights issue to raise £1.7bn to finance its $3.6bn (£2.6bn) acquisition of [...]

17 January
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Last week, high-street retail giant H&M found itself in the middle of a race controversy. [...]

17 January
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In a tasty confectionery deal, The Ferrero Group – manufacturer of Kinder sweets and Nutella – has announced it will acquire Nestle's [...]

16 January
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Shares in fashion brand Hugo Boss rose today after the company posted better than expected results. [...]

16 January
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Dunelm’s shares fell today after it took a margin hit on its acquisition of Worldstores. [...]

16 January
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