Retail Stocks

Why is WH Smith (LON: SMWH) in news?

 Why is WH Smith (LON: SMWH) in news?

The FTSE 250-listed high street news, books, and convenience retailer, WH Smith Plc (LON: SMWH) has been in the news after it announced a trading update for the 20-week period to 15 January 2022 and shareholders’ revolt over the remuneration ...

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Next (LON: NXT) & Asos (LON:ASC): Should you buy these stocks?

Next (LON: NXT) & Asos (LON:ASC): Should you buy these stocks?

Highlights  Next PLC changed its policy and reported that it will slash its unvaccinated workers’ sick pay if they contract Covid-19. In December 2021, the UK government had relaxed the official self-isolation rules for the vaccinate...

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Why did Tesco (TSCO) shares drop despite improved full-year guidance?

Why did Tesco (TSCO) shares drop despite improved full-year guidance?

Highlights  Tesco PLC’s shares fell over 1.5 per cent on Thursday, despite increasing its earnings estimates following a strong Christmas performance. Its group retail sales improved by 3.2 per cent during Christmas on a 1-year LFL b...

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Marks & Spencer’s (LON: MKS) sales growth beat peers. Buy alert?

Marks & Spencer’s (LON: MKS) sales growth beat peers. Buy alert?

Highlights Marks & Spencer outpaced other food retailers such as Aldi and Lidl in the run-up to the holiday period, according to a NielsenIQ report. Marks & Spencer’s sales growth was at 9.4 per cent, compared to 8.5 per cent for ...

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2022 to be tough for retailers: Are these 2 AIM stocks still a buy?

2022 to be tough for retailers: Are these 2 AIM stocks still a buy?

UK based retail companies are expected to be impacted by multiple headwinds including soaring energy bills, an increase in national insurance later this year, a rising inflationary environment, and consumer spending seeing a hit due to rising cost ...

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Could these car dealership stocks be multibaggers of 2022?

Could these car dealership stocks be multibaggers of 2022?

Highlights The new car registration in the United Kingdom rose by 1% in 2021, indicating a slow recovery after the Covid-19 pandemic. Industry experts are of the view that the overall demand for new cars continues to remain high. However, the s...

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Which retail stocks can you buy in 2022?

Which retail stocks can you buy in 2022?

Highlights The UK’s retail sector has been hit hard due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Omicron variant has again hit the sector’s recovery yet again. Retail spending in the UK went up by 6.3% in October 2021 alone as c...

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Is it the right time to buy these 3 apparel retailers’ shares?

Is it the right time to buy these 3 apparel retailers’ shares?

Highlights  There will be proper paperwork requirements for the free trade of all goods as the grace period between the UK and European Union for goods trade, and customs will end from 1 January 2022. As per industry experts, the European ...

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3 FTSE home improvement stocks to buy amid a rise in consumer spending

3 FTSE home improvement stocks to buy amid a rise in consumer spending

Highlights  As per the latest consumer spending data, homeowners spent more on home improvement and renovation after lockdown. Companies that supply innovative home improvement products to their customers witnessed significant growth and i...

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Omicron impacts UK high street: Are these 2 retail stocks still a buy?

Omicron impacts UK high street: Are these 2 retail stocks still a buy?

Highlights  Shoppers’ visits to UK High Street were higher by only 0.8 per cent on Saturday and down by 1.8 per cent on Sunday, compared with the previous week. The number of overall shoppers’ visits fell by 25.2 per cent on Su...

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2 non-food retail stocks to buy amid rising sales

2 non-food retail stocks to buy amid rising sales

Highlights UK’s November retail sales rose by a better-than-expected reading of 1.4 per cent, compared to an increase of 0.8 per cent in October. The higher reading was due to Black Friday and early Christmas shopping by UK shoppers. The...

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