Tag: retail investing
over 1 year ago
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Exclusive: High Street queen Mary Portas says retail's 2022 race to the bottom is finally over

City A.M. sits down with the 'Queen of retail', or Madam High Street, retail consultant and broadcaster Mary Portas.

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almost 2 years ago
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Investors reach for the bottle as inflation soars

Nervous investors are turning to wine as a steady store of value as inflation climbs.

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almost 2 years ago
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Short selling on the rise as rosy retail investors go gloomy

Sceptical retail investors are betting on a sustained slide on forex and commodity markets this year as short positio...

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almost 2 years ago
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US investors get the jitters as global market confidence plummets

Investor confidence has plunged this month as rampant inflation and global political uncertainty continues to batter ...

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almost 2 years ago
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Stamp seller Stanley Gibbons sets out plans to delist from AIM

Collectable stamp seller Stanley Gibbons today put forward plans to pull itself off of London’s Alternative Investmen...

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almost 2 years ago
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Sale of swimming pools and paddleboards skyrocket by 200 per cent as heatwave intensifies

There has been an increase in sales of swimming pools by more than 210 per cent due to the heatwave. Lee Bagnall, CEO...

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almost 2 years ago
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Brits turn to ice cream, paddling pools, BBQs and fans as temperatures climb further with heat wa...

Sales of paddling pools and fans are soaring and ice cream is set to break a record for the amount bought in a single...

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about 2 years ago
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Watches of Switzerland hails 'tremendous' growth as profits hit £126m

Boss of luxury goods retailer Watches of Switzerland said it had been a “tremendous” year for the firm today as it re...

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about 2 years ago
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Currys commits to price freeze as full year profits jump

Electrical retailer Currys committed to a price freeze on dozens of products today as it reported a jump in profits t...

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about 2 years ago
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Exclusive: 'Government must give clarity on Venture Capital Trusts' or risk start-up growth, says...

The government risks jeopardising funding for early-stage UK startups if it fails to provide clarity on the future of...

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about 2 years ago
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Global Britain spreads its Brexit wings as UK retailers plan to expand overseas with EU and Austr...

A range of British retail giants is eyeing to expand internationally as they are seeking to spread their wings amid a...

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about 2 years ago
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Hospitality crisis: Fewer pubs in England and Wales than ever before with less than 40,000 for fi...

Fresh analysis that sheds light on the ruinous impact of the pandemic and soaring business costs shows this a.m. that...

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about 2 years ago
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High Street footfall nosedives by staggering 25 per cent with London commuters and foreign travel...

High street footfall fell 25 per cent in May, from the previous month, according to RSM UK’s analysis of the latest d...

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about 2 years ago
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Fast-growing spectacles boutique Kirk & Kirk eyes UK-wide launch with chain of pop-up shops

Kirk & Kirk – founded by husband and wife duo Jason and Karen Kirk 30 years ago – confirmed this morning it is planni...

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about 2 years ago
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Arts and crafts giant Hobbycraft's expansion drift undiminished with new stores and recruitment d...

Several new stories and a recruitment drive are on the agenda of arts and crafts retail chain Hobbycraft as the compa...

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about 2 years ago
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Investors pile into real assets amid equity market turbulence

Investors are piling into so-called real assets this year as equity markets plunge amid soaring inflation and rising ...

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about 2 years ago
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Marks & Spencer's CFO urges Chancellor Rishi Sunak to firmly reject online sales tax

Marks and Spencer has reportedly warned the Government that an online sales tax would do more harm than good for the ...

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about 2 years ago
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From Boxpark to Punch Pubs: Cash influx for leisure sector as UK private equity deals double in j...

The number of UK private equity deals for companies in the leisure sector has more than doubled from 12 to 26 in the ...

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about 2 years ago
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Post-pandemic expansion push for Screwfix as DIY giant goes on hiring spree for 800 people to sta...

As part of plans to open 80 new shops across the UK and Ireland, home improvement business Screwfix said this morning...

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about 2 years ago
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Generation AI: Breakthrough for automation as robot 'chef' in Cambridge can taste food at differe...

A robot “chef” has been trained to taste food at different stages of the chewing process to check if it is salty enou...

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about 2 years ago
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UK retail investors hold their nerve despite rising inflation, commodities and Ukraine war raging on

UK retail investors have remained composed in the face of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, despite significant concerns a...

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about 2 years ago
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Retail reality check: High Streets have too many shops which cannot all be saved, says retail gur...

Retail giant Sir John Timpson said there are too many shops in most towns and there needs to be more variety on the h...

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about 2 years ago
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Let Brits pick value brands over own-branded products to beat cost of living crisis, Cabinet mini...

A Cabinet minister suggested shoppers could choose value brands to help cope with rising food prices. Environment Sec...

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over 2 years ago
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Retail and hospitality face growing army of whistleblowers reporting national minimum wage breaches

The number of whistleblower reports relating to alleged National Minimum Wage breaches in the retail sector saw a 37 ...

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