Retail Stocks

M&S (LON: MKS) to fully exit Russian operation: Should you invest now?

 M&S (LON: MKS) to fully exit Russian operation: Should you invest now?

The British multinational retailer Marks and Spencer Plc (LON: MKS), which specialises in selling clothes, beauty, home, and food products, is in the news after the retailer announced that it is completely leaving its Russian franchise business. It...

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KGF, HWDN, DFS: 3 furniture and household equipment stocks to watch

KGF, HWDN, DFS: 3 furniture and household equipment stocks to watch

Highlights  The annual inflation in the UK rose to 6.2% in February 2022, which is the highest level in the last three decades and above the market forecast of 5.9%. The increase in energy cost triggered the last month’s rise in infl...

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MKS, OCDO, NXT, SDRY, ASC: How inflation is impacting retail stocks?

MKS, OCDO, NXT, SDRY, ASC: How inflation is impacting retail stocks?

Highlights Food and clothes retailer Marks and Spencer Group has said that clothes and food sold through its retail outlets could get expensive amid a significant rise in energy prices. The Bank of England warned last week that the inflation in...

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Boohoo Group reports growth in net sales. Should you go for it?

Boohoo Group reports growth in net sales. Should you go for it?

Highlights  Online fashion Boohoo Group Plc reported a 7% growth in net sales in Q4 2021 to 28 February and 14% for the full year. Over the past year, Boohoo’s shares have plummeted nearly 75%. British online retailer Boohoo Gro...

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AutoStore mulls appeal over patent row: Should you hold Ocado (OCDO)?

AutoStore mulls appeal over patent row: Should you hold Ocado (OCDO)?

Highlights AutoStore, the warehouse robot technology company is mulling to appeal in a US federal court against an International Trade Commission’s (ITC) decision for the Federal Circuit. The online grocery retailer Ocado Group Plc had ea...

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Tesco, Ocado, M&S: Stocks you may buy as shop prices rise at highest rate

Tesco, Ocado, M&S: Stocks you may buy as shop prices rise at highest rate

British shoppers were hit by a sudden spike in prices from major retailers in January 2022 adding to fast-rising inflation. The British Retail Consortium (BRC) revealed on Wednesday that shop prices jumped at their fastest rate since November 2011 ...

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FRAS, NXT, MKS: Will lower consumer confidence impact these stocks?

FRAS, NXT, MKS: Will lower consumer confidence impact these stocks?

Highlights    Consumer confidence in the United Kingdom declined to the lowest level since January 2021. According to the latest monthly survey conducted by GfK, consumer confidence dipped by seven points to -26 compared to the previ...

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JD Sports fined over £4 mn for breaching rules: Should you hold?

JD Sports fined over £4 mn for breaching rules: Should you hold?

Highlights JD Sports and Footsylum have been fined a combined £4.7 million by the Competition and Market Authority (CMA). The competition regulator announced that the two retailers exchanged commercially sensitive information and failed t...

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Amazon gets grocery retailer status in UK: 3 supermarket stocks to buy

Amazon gets grocery retailer status in UK: 3 supermarket stocks to buy

Highlights  The e-commerce marketplace, Amazon.com, Inc., which sells several products through its online portal, could face tougher regulations in the UK as the company has been put under the grocery retailer category. Amazon’s stat...

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WH Smith, Next: Should you buy these stocks amid rising inflation?  

WH Smith, Next: Should you buy these stocks amid rising inflation?  

Highlights According to a BCC survey, 73% of the firms are increasing the prices to offset the impact of high wages, increased cost of raw materials, and soaring energy bills. Contracts worth around £7.1 billion with suppliers have been c...

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How Brexit affected Britain's trade with EU

How Brexit affected Britain's trade with EU

Highlights According to the report published by Public Account Committee, trade between UK and EU has been knocked by Brexit and has increased the costs for businesses. The UK left the EU to support its businesses by maximising their productivi...

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