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    1. September 15, 2014

      Greggs sales rise prompts profit upgrade

      Shares in Greggs rose 14 per cent after the UK’s largest bakery chain guided that its full-year profits would be “materially...

    2. July 30, 2014

      Greggs enjoys rebound in sales on low-calorie push

      Greggs’ new low-calorie sandwiches are “giving permission” to people who previously shunned its pasties and sausage rolls to...

    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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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,...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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”....

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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