Retail Stocks

M&S (MKS) & WH Smith (SMWH): Should you buy these 2 FTSE retail stocks?

 M&S (MKS) & WH Smith (SMWH): Should you buy these 2 FTSE retail stocks?

Highlights Marks and Spencer is considering the closure of select stores in France after the imposition of Brexit border controls and byzantine regulations that caused supply chain issues. Causeway Capital Management increased its stake in WH S...

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Should you invest in these 5 high street retail stocks?

Should you invest in these 5 high street retail stocks?

The UK’s high street retailers have witnessed the closure of 83% of the total department stores since the fall of the British Home Stores (BHS) in 2016. The trend underlines the change in the high street retail sector as the COVID-19 accelera...

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Sports Direct owner’s new boss to get £100m bonus: What can investors expect?

Sports Direct owner’s new boss to get £100m bonus: What can investors expect?

Frasers Group Plc (LON: FRAS), owner of famous brands like Sports Direct and House of Fraser, has proposed new bonus plans and remuneration package for its incoming CEO Michael Murray. As per the proposed remuneration plan, Mr. Murray will be award...

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Lens on 3 FTSE retail stocks as supply chain disruptions hit food retail

Lens on 3 FTSE retail stocks as supply chain disruptions hit food retail

Highlights Greggs Plc was the latest establishment to get hit by disruptions in supply the chain which has crippled retail and hospitality businesses across Britain. It has been reported that Greggs was hit by a supply crunch in their popular c...

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Boohoo’s (LON: BOO) eyes global expansion through £500-million investment

Boohoo’s (LON: BOO) eyes global expansion through £500-million investment

HIGHLIGHTS Boohoo in its first-ever Economic Impact Report announced, plans to invest £500 million to grow its customer base in the UK and international markets. The company plans to create over 5,000 new jobs across purchase, technology,...

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Focus on 4 FTSE retail stocks as UK retail sales growth slows in July

Focus on 4 FTSE retail stocks as UK retail sales growth slows in July

Summary  The UK’s retail sales growth was at its slowest pace in July month as per the British Retail Consortium-KPMG. The slow pace of retail growth was mainly due to change in consumer spending behaviours after lockdown ease and po...

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Morrisons (LON: MRW) shares surge on increased Fortress offer

Morrisons (LON: MRW) shares surge on increased Fortress offer

Summary UK’s supermarket giant Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc agreed to an acquisition offer valued at £6.7 billion ($9.3 billion) from Fortress Investment Group. Morrisons and Bidco announced an increased cash offer value of 272 penc...

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Greggs, M&S and Next in focus as July retail footfall drops further

Greggs, M&S and Next in focus as July retail footfall drops further

Summary  As per the British Retail Consortium-Sensormatic IQ tracker, UK’s retail footfall was 28% lower in July compared to two years ago. The easing of restrictions in the last week of July led to the retail sector’s best wee...

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Robust earnings of Games Workshop and Moonpig amid fall in UK’s July retail sales

Robust earnings of Games Workshop and Moonpig amid fall in UK’s July retail sales

Summary  Retail sales in the United Kingdom saw a marginal dip in July 2021. Still, sales numbers are in line if compared with the pre-pandemic levels as per the Confederation of British Industry. Demand in the retail sector looks sust...

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Spotlight on 3 FTSE listed grocers as ‘pingdemic’ causes food scarcity anxiety

Spotlight on 3 FTSE listed grocers as ‘pingdemic’ causes food scarcity anxiety

Several UK supermarkets, and other wholesale companies are facing an unprecedented shortage of food supplies after the NHS test and trace app sent out a rising number of covid-19 alerts to British residents. Recipients of such alerts are supposed ...

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Needle on 3 FTSE listed Supermarkets amid fall in online sales

Needle on 3 FTSE listed Supermarkets amid fall in online sales

Summary  Online grocery sales saw a decline of 2.6% in the four weeks leading to 11 July. Reopening of the hospitality sector and consumer spending on non-essential items were the major reasons for the dip in online grocery sales. ...

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