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  1. Fast FT

    June 16, 2016

    Poundland braces for further same store sales drop

    Poundland, the latest European retailer to attract the attention of acquisitive South African conglomerate Steinhoff,...

  2. June 15, 2016

    South Africa’s Steinhoff considers bid for Poundland

    South African conglomerate Steinhoff is making its third attempt this year to buy a European business after it acquired...

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    June 15, 2016

    Steinhoff takes 15% stake in Poundland, mulls takeover

    Third time lucky? South African conglomerate Steinhoff has acquired a 15.3 per cent stake in struggling UK discount...

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    June 15, 2016

    Steinhoff considering takeover bid for Poundland

    South African conglomerate Steinhoff is considering a possible takeover offer for Poundland in its latest attempt to...

  5. June 10, 2016

    Home Retail to have new top manager

    J Sainsbury executive John Rogers is to take charge of Home Retail Group once the UK supermarket group’s acquisition of...

  6. Fast FT

    June 10, 2016

    Sainsbury's to move its CFO over to Home Retail

    Sainsbury’s chief financial officer, John Rogers, it to take charge of Argos-owner Home Retail group once the...

  7. June 9, 2016

    Home Retail reports sales growth ahead of Sainsbury’s takeover

    Home Retail Group, the company behind the Argos chain, has reported its strongest quarterly sales growth in two years,...

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    June 9, 2016

    Fast Europe Open: feeling negative

    Lenders in Europe and Japan are rebelling against their central banks’ negative interest rate policies. Commerzbank is...

  9. April 27, 2016

    Barclays’ woes leave it low in the pecking order

    England’s last wild eagle is reckoned to have died. He was a magnificent beast. That is more than you can say for...

  10. April 27, 2016

    Argos owner Home Retail Group hit by impairment charge

    Home Retail Group posted a hefty loss for its full year, as a large one-off impairment charge weighed on the owner of...

  11. Fast FT

    April 27, 2016

    Home Retail Group pushed to loss by impairment hit

    In one of its last earnings reports as an independent company, Argos owner Home Retail Group said it was pushed to a...

  12. Fast FT

    April 27, 2016

    Fast Europe Open: earnings and UK GDP

    Sales at Apple and Twitter have disappointed but there’s barely a moment to pause for breath, with a slew of major...

  13. April 1, 2016

    Home Retail accepts Sainsbury’s £1.4bn takeover bid

    The board of Home Retail Group has recommended a cash-and-share takeover offer from J Sainsbury, ending a saga that...

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    March 21, 2016

    Markets Live: Monday, 21st March, 2016

    This Markets Live session ended at 12:02 on 21 Mar 2016. Participants in this session were: Paul Murphy and Bryce...

  15. March 18, 2016

    Sainsbury takes pole position for Home Retail Group

    J Sainsbury tightened its grasp on Home Retail Group on Friday after rival bidder Steinhoff abandoned its pursuit of...

  16. March 18, 2016

    Steinhoff prefers £673m Darty deal to HRG

    Darty, the French white-goods retailer listed in London, has accepted an all-cash offer from Steinhoff International’s...

  17. Fast FT

    March 18, 2016

    Sainsbury lifts costs savings from Home Retail bid

    Sainsbury’s expects to wring far more cost savings from a possible takeover of Home Retail Group, which it’s now in...

  18. Fast FT

    March 18, 2016

    Steinhoff drops Home Retail bid; buys Darty

    Steinhoff, the South African retailer that was competing with Sainsbury to buy Home Retail Group, the owner of Argos,...

  19. Fast FT

    March 17, 2016

    Takeover Panel clarifies bid deadlines for Home Retail

    UK supermarket chain Sainsbury’s and South African retail conglomerate Steinhoff have been released from their...

  20. March 15, 2016

    Sainsbury and Ocado boosted by online shopping

    J Sainsbury reported like-for-like sales growth for the first time in two years but still struck a cautious tone about...

  21. March 15, 2016

    A gunfighting grocer’s dilemma

    Gunfighters must have many dilemmas. Plain bullets or dumdums? Stetson or topper for the big shootout? The original...

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    March 15, 2016

    Opening Quote: Sainsbury; Avon calling; 'Fags'; nags

    Sainsbury is showing really rather skinny signs of improvement as its £1.3bn deal to acquire Home Retail Group looms....

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    March 15, 2016

    FT Opening Quote - Sainsbury's skinny recovery

    Sainsbury is showing really rather skinny signs of improvement as its £1.3bn deal to acquire Home Retail Group looms....

  24. March 10, 2016

    Argos owner hopes higher cash balance will draw higher bids

    Home Retail Group stoked the bidding war surrounding its catalogue business by revealing that Argos had significantly...

  25. Fast FT

    March 10, 2016

    Fast Europe Open: all eyes to the ECB

    Today’s the day….but not all are happy at the prospect of further easing from the European Central Bank. Some of...

  26. March 2, 2016

    Steinhoff: out of Africa

    Last year, the Frankfurt stock exchange had its best year for new listings since 2007. But the biggest company to float...

  27. Fast FT

    March 1, 2016

    Steinhoff unit mulls bid for Darty

    A unit of South African retailing group Steinhoff International is considering a bid for UK-listed white-goods chain...

  28. March 1, 2016

    Steinhoff’s Conforama eyes competing Darty bid

    A unit of South African retailing group Steinhoff International is considering a bid for UK-listed white goods chain...

  29. March 1, 2016

    Supermarkets target boost from click-and-collect deals

    Rock bottom prices alone no longer cut it. Britain’s biggest grocers are being forced to try new tactics to hold on to...

  30. February 24, 2016

    Home Retail bid fits Steinhoff’s bold strategy for expansion

    Steinhoff International, the furniture retailer seeking to outmuscle J Sainsbury in its bid for Home Retail Group, has...

  31. February 22, 2016

    Steinhoff propels Home Retail stock higher

    J Sainsbury has been given three additional weeks to come up with a firm offer for Home Retail Group, whose shares rose...

  32. February 22, 2016

    Sainsbury’s: tasting no difference

    Shoppers in Sainsbury’s supermarkets can choose between value, standard and premium ranges for many popular products....

  33. Fast FT

    February 22, 2016

    Sainsbury has until March 18 on Home Retail offer

    UK supermarket chain J Sainsbury has been granted more time from a UK regulator to decide whether to make a firm offer...

  34. Fast FT

    February 22, 2016

    Home Retail up 12.6% on Steinhoff vs Sainsbury

    Shares in Home Retail Group have leapt 12.6 per cent this morning with Sainsbury’s and South Africa-based retailer...

  35. February 21, 2016

    Sainsbury’s chief under pressure to deliver

    For nearly two months, Mike Coupe has defied scepticism among J Sainsbury shareholders to champion a takeover that...

  36. February 19, 2016

    Suitors chase Argos’s logistics expertise

    If J Sainsbury tables a firm bid for Argos owner Home Retail Group by Tuesday’s deadline, at least one member of its...

  37. February 19, 2016

    Home Retail receives rival bid from South Africa’s Steinhoff

    Steinhoff, the South Africa-based retailer, opened a bidding war for Home Retail Group with a proposed all-cash offer...

  38. Fast FT

    February 19, 2016

    Steinhoff makes approach to Home Retail Group

    South African retailer Steinhoff has made an approach to Home Retail Group, the UK chain that owns Argos and Homebase...

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