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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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JD Sports Expects 2022 Profit to Exceed Pre-Covid Levels

JD Sports Expects 2022 Profit to Exceed Pre-Covid Levels

Source:Sasin Paraksa, Shutterstock Summary JD Sports Fashion expects headline profit before tax will be between £475 million to £500 million for the full year to 29 January 2022. The fashion retailer announced higher revenue of GBP...

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Retail Footfall Witnesses Sharp Uptick on Reopening, but stocks were a no-show

Retail Footfall Witnesses Sharp Uptick on Reopening, but stocks were a no-show

Source: chainarong06, Shutterstock Summary Retail analyst group Springboard’s data up until 10 AM showed 218.2 per cent surge in overall retail footfall. High street footfall remained 31 per cent lower in terms of when compared to the sa...

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Reopening: Most UK Consumers Feel Safe in Returning to The High Street

Reopening: Most UK Consumers Feel Safe in Returning to The High Street

rollout, over one third of consumers are now feeling safe dining out at a restaurant. UK businesses are gearing up for the reopening as non-essential retailers will be opening their doors on 12 April  after the third national lockdown. As ...

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Lens on Top Retail Stocks as UK Retail Footfalls Rise in Easter Week

Lens on Top Retail Stocks as UK Retail Footfalls Rise in Easter Week

Source: gpointstudio, Shutterstock Summary Retail footfall across Britain was up 8.5 per cent last week, a Springboard survey highlighted. Footfalls increased by 9 per cent for high streets and 9.7 per cent for retail parks during the last wee...

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5 Top Retail Dividend Stocks for this Easter

5 Top Retail Dividend Stocks for this Easter

Source: Andrii Yalanskyi, Shutterstock Summary Retail sector has delivered a resilient performance in the last one year. The good run is expected to continue to paradigm shift in consumer behaviour. Investors seeking moderate risk and return ...

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Next's Shares Soar Over 2 Per Cent After Showing Optimism for FY22

Next's Shares Soar Over 2 Per Cent After Showing Optimism for FY22

rsquo;s shares were up 2.19 per cent in the morning trade hours on Thursday.   NEXT Plc (LON: NXT) released its financial results for the year ending 31 January 2021 today. It delivered a profit before tax of £342 million (FY20: &pou...

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3 Retail Stocks in Focus as UK Shop Prices Fall in March

3 Retail Stocks in Focus as UK Shop Prices Fall in March

Source: fiphoto, Shutterstock Summary Shop prices fell by 2.4 per cent in March as the January lockdown led many non-food retailers to discount products, according to the latest British Retail Consortium-Nielsen shop price index. Non-food pric...

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Why Asda May Be Facing A Multi-Million Payout After Losing Equal Pay Case  

Why Asda May Be Facing A Multi-Million Payout After Losing Equal Pay Case  

Source: Makistock, Shutterstock Summary UK-based supermarket Asda has lost the latest appeal in an equal pay case for retail staff, mostly women, which may force Asda to pay up £500 million as compensation. Over 44,000 female workers...

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Feb Retail Sales Recover Slightly, Lens On 3 Diversified Retail Stocks

Feb Retail Sales Recover Slightly, Lens On 3 Diversified Retail Stocks

Source: PattyPhoto, Shutterstock Summary Retail sale volume online and offline rose 2.1 per cent in the month of February. The recovery was driven by robust demand in the household items category, which was up 16%. The ONS said the jump was d...

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Why Retailers Are Seeking A Permanent Rate Cut Despite Another £1.5-Bn Relief Package

Why Retailers Are Seeking A Permanent Rate Cut Despite Another £1.5-Bn Relief Package

Source: Pcess609, Shutterstock  Summary The UK Treasury announced an additional business rates relief worth up to £1.5 billion on 25 March in a bid to support to businesses outside of the retail, hospitality and leisure sector. The ...

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