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  1. July 1, 2014

    Greggs reaps benefits of turnround plan as shares near high point

    Greggs the bakers has shrugged off its miserable 2013, posting a 3.2 per cent jump in like-for-like sales for the first half...

  2. April 30, 2014

    Greggs new food offerings are good to go

    Greggs, the UK’s biggest bakery retailer, has said a greater focus on sandwiches and coffee for busy workers helped to...

  1. February 26, 2014

    Greggs’ revamp drags down profits

    Greggs’ pre-tax profit sank 18.9 per cent in 2013, as tough trading conditions and one-off costs resulting from a major...

  2. January 9, 2014

    Greggs to close all 79 in-store bakeries

    Greggs, the UK’s biggest bakery retailer, is closing all of its remaining in-store bakeries and cutting back on management...

  3. October 9, 2013

    Marston’s shrugs off pub industry gloom

    Pint pullers at Marston’s reported a relatively good year on Wednesday, but pie and pasty purveyor Greggs continued to...

  4. August 6, 2013

    Fresnillo hit as miners hold FTSE back

    Intertek was among the London market’s biggest gainers yesterday after RBC advised clients to close short positions. The...

  5. August 6, 2013

    How Sheila’s wheels fell off

    The £1.2bn flotation of Esure, owner of the Sheila’s Wheels car insurance brand, has not been an unqualified triumph. On...

  6. August 6, 2013

    Greggs chief sets out revamp as first-half profits tumble

    Roger Whiteside, the new chief executive of Greggs, set out plans to overhaul the bakery retailer, curbing new store...

  7. May 31, 2013

    Bringing home the bread for 50 years

    Ian Gregg, 74, led the eponymous family business from a single shop in 1964 on Tyneside into a public company in 1984 with...

  8. May 12, 2013

    Pay and short-termism divides industry

    There is widespread consensus that fund manager pay needs to be overhauled to put an end to short-term investment decisions...

  9. April 29, 2013

    Greggs issues profit warning as it veers away from high street

    Britain’s love affair with the sausage roll showed signs of cooling as Greggs released a profit warning following slack...

  10. April 29, 2013

    BT trails on avoid advice before results

    BT Group lagged behind a rising London market on Monday on concerns its results next month may disappoint. Morgan Stanley...

  11. April 29, 2013

    Remuneration: Executive pay comes under greater scrutiny

    Sir Mike Darrington, the former Greggs chief executive who led the UK bakery chain for 25 years, has a theory about why fund...

  12. April 7, 2013

    Boardroom pay model said to be ‘broken’

    Rows over executive pay continue to drive shareholder, public and political debate on both sides of the Atlantic, but there...

  13. April 5, 2013

    Punch hits out at bondholders

    The head of Punch Taverns hit out at disgruntled bondholders for not coming up with a viable alternative to the pub...

  14. March 20, 2013

    Lombard: Budget day a bad news day for Barclays

    Even as Antony Jenkins seeks to make Barclays’ newly acquired halo a better fit for the banking group, the saintly headgear...

  15. March 20, 2013

    Greggs blames wet weather for profit fall

    Greggs, the bakery chain, blamed pressure on disposable incomes and the second-wettest year in the UK on record for a fall...

  16. February 13, 2013

    Poundland case revives ‘slave labour’ row

    Few issues are more emotive than the idea of being forced to stack shelves at somewhere like Poundland, the discount...

  17. January 24, 2013

    No safety in numbers for IPO specialists

    Gregarious lot, investment bankers. When a company is planning a flotation it often starts off with just one lonely advisory...

  18. January 24, 2013

    Blow to Punch as chief goes to Greggs

    The chief executive of Punch Taverns has been poached to run the Greggs bakery chain, dealing a blow to the embattled pub...

  19. January 9, 2013

    Greggs’ like-for-like sales decline 3%

    Record sales of 8.5m mince pies over the Christmas period were not enough to prevent like-for-like sales at Greggs’ bakery...

  20. December 26, 2012

    Boxing Day buyers get online or in line

    International shoppers defied transport strikes and the economic malaise to flood British shops on Boxing Day, with footfall...

  21. December 10, 2012

    ‘Manny’ must bring an ascent for Man Group

    Hedge funds are supposed to produce returns to investors that are uncorrelated to markets. But in the case of Man Group,...

  22. December 10, 2012

    Retail diplomat makes move to Brakes

    Ken McMeikan did not start out as a retailer. He left school at 16 and spent five years in the Navy, where he was an...

  23. December 10, 2012

    Greggs chief quits to join Brakes

    Ken McMeikan, the chief executive of Greggs who brought olive sticks and walnut bread to the bakery chain and fought a...

  24. October 11, 2012

    Greggs warns of price increases

    An unpalatable concoction of reluctant consumers and wet July weather, topped off with floods in parts of the UK, has...

  25. September 17, 2012

    Greggs to supply pies to overseas barracks

    Greggs, Britain’s biggest chain of bakers, which fended off budget proposals to impose a tax on hot snacks, is sending...

  26. August 7, 2012

    Greggs’ pasty tax victory turns soggy

    Record rainfall weighed on sales at established Greggs stores despite the national celebrity achieved by the bakery retailer...

  27. June 24, 2012

    Greggs goes traditional with a modern twist

    Walnut bread, green olive sticks and pasties: it’s Greggs but not quite as we know it. Fresh from its victory in forcing a...

  28. June 22, 2012

    Iceland warms to 20% rise in net profit

    Malcolm Walker’s £1.5bn management buyout of Iceland Foods appears to be paying off, after full year net profits jumped...

  29. June 12, 2012

    Is it good to go public over pay dispute?

    THE PROBLEM Last week Sir Martin Sorrell, chief executive and founder of WPP, the advertising group, defended the size of...

  30. May 29, 2012

    How Greggs turned up the heat

    Ken McMeikan, chief executive of Greggs, insists it is the bakery chain’s customers who are the winners from the...

  31. May 29, 2012

    ‘Pasty tax’ U-turn boosts Greggs

    Shares in Greggs, the baker, bounced back after the government was forced into a £40m U-turn on its proposed “pasty tax”....

  32. May 16, 2012

    Greggs to propose alternative to VAT move

    Greggs stepped up its attack on government proposals to add VAT to all hot takeaway food sold in bakers, saying they would...

  33. April 25, 2012

    Opponents of the ‘pasty tax’ cook up a protest

    Opponents of the Chancellor’s “pasty tax” proposals in the Budget will deliver petitions bearing nearly half a million...

  34. April 2, 2012

    Liberation wars and the Galloway spring

    George Galloway’s hailing of his by-election victory as a “Bradford spring” shows the deaf ear to irony we have come to...

  35. March 30, 2012

    Get more mileage out of your Isa choice

    Right, so you’ve stocked up on petrol. Now, what about your tax-efficient investments? This week, I can’t help but contrast...

  36. March 30, 2012

    A stellar stock? Beware the smoke trail

    What are the 20 best stocks listed in the UK? It’s the kind of thing you want to know before this year’s deadline for...

  37. March 30, 2012

    Rewards among the pizza and pasty makers

    If you wanted a restful night’s sleep all the way through the past two decades of boom and bust, which stock should you have...

  38. March 28, 2012

    Cameron hits back over claims of elitism

    David Cameron has attempted to dispel Labour claims that he leads an elitist “out of touch” government, when he declared his...

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