Retail and leisure - Archive

February 2018 articles

Times are tough in the restaurant sector. A supply glut offers diners a vast number of options, with hungry consumers not just [...]

20 February
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The Colonel is still trying to deliver Londoners their finger lickin’ good chicken. [...]

19 February
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Sir Philip Green has been asked to get the all-clear from the pensions watchdog before selling his retail empire, but he has denied that [...]

19 February
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Shares in Merlin Entertainments were sent higher after the entertainment giant revealed activist hedge fund ValueAct had taken [...]

19 February
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Jamie Oliver today pulled together a last-minute deal to save his City restaurant as a West End venture crashed into administration. [...]

19 February
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Shares in Dart Group, the owner of Jet2 holidays, climbed over 16 per cent today after the group upgraded its expectations for [...]

19 February
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KFC has admitted while the chicken may have crossed the road, it hasn't made it into many of its UK restaurants. [...]

19 February
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French fashion house Chanel has bought a stake in London-based fashion retail platform Farfetch, as speculation grows around [...]

19 February
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Shares in convenience chain McColl's plummeted this morning after the firm said it working to minimise the fallout from last [...]

19 February
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Lego is teaming up with Chinese schools, as the Danish toymaker hopes a stronger foothold in the classroom will arrest declining [...]

19 February
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You might be hard-pressed to identify anyone sat on the front row at Mulberry’s spring/summer fashion show last Friday. [...]

19 February
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The latest instalment in the Call of Duty franchise helped to boost physical sales of games during the festive period and January [...]

19 February
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One of Westminster's most dogged MPs is hoping to lock horns once again with retail tycoon Sir Philip Green following reports [...]

19 February
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Investors are betting on a tough year ahead for pub group Greene King, as short-selling hits a three year high. [...]

18 February
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Jamie Oliver's steak restaurant Barbecoa is on the brink of collapse, as the company scrambles to avoid administration. [...]

18 February
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