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  1. October 22, 2014

    Homebase plans to cut quarter of stores in digital shift

    Homebase plans to close a quarter of its stores by 2018 as part of a strategy to cut costs and become more digitally...

  2. September 19, 2014

    Highlights from this week’s Investors Chronicle

    Buy: Home Retail Group (HOME) Given the cash pile and the scope for margin improvement, particularly at Homebase, we...

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  1. September 12, 2014

    Home Retail Group shares hit despite sales growth at Argos

    Shares in Home Retail Group fell more than 7 per cent on Thursday despite a ninth consecutive quarter of positive...

  2. September 4, 2014

    Bertrand Bodson: Argos digital supremo aims to ape his previous successes

    I am at Argos’s digital hub to meet Bertrand Bodson, the extrovert entrepreneur who once went on reality television show The...

  3. July 25, 2014

    Ladbrokes becomes a political football

    In theory, any stock promising a cash flow-covered dividend yield greater than 6 per cent should merit attention. In...

  4. April 30, 2014

    Shoppers turn to Argos’s digital catalogue

    Home Retail Group will expand its “digital” concept stores – where iPads have replaced its catalogues – as the Argos-owner...

  5. March 25, 2014

    Mudslinging is the worst fate failed floats need fear

    How different to the home life of our dear Queen. Nat Rothschild tweeted that Indonesian miner PT Bumi Resources resembled a...

  6. March 13, 2014

    Home Retail Group and Shop Direct make mis-selling provisions

    The high street has become embroiled in the payment protection insurance scandal after it emerged that Argos-owner Home...

  7. March 13, 2014

    European shares flat as supermarkets weigh

    UK supermarkets were sold off heavily on Thursday after Wm Morrison, Britain’s fourth biggest grocer, reported its lowest...

  8. January 16, 2014

    Christmas cheer at Argos boosts Home Retail Group

    Argos expects half of its sales to be online from the next financial year as the Home Retail Group-owned retailer reported...

  9. January 16, 2014

    Online sales boost range of UK retailers

    UK retailers delivered a batch of strong Christmas trading figures on Thursday, with growing numbers of shoppers moving...

  10. January 3, 2014

    The UK retail sale with no bargains

    A walk down the high street is a walk into Alice in Wonderland. At first glance, everything seems upside down. The stores...

  11. Business Blog

    November 27, 2013

    Can Argos out-Amazon Amazon?

    Inside Britain's 'everything store'. Photo: Bloomberg A no-frills retailer offering a keenly priced range from AA batteries...

  12. November 26, 2013

    Argos swaps ‘book of dreams’ for iPads in new stores

    Argos took a step into a catalogue-less future as the retailer swapped its “laminated book of dreams” for iPads in its...

  13. October 23, 2013

    Ineos’s Grangemouth move a poor reflection on UK manufacturing

    It would be comforting to believe that the impending closure of the Grangemouth petrochemicals plant is the result of an...

  14. October 23, 2013

    UK retailers report strong results

    Sales up 39 per cent, profit before tax up 37 per cent – shares down almost 4 per cent. It looks like investors in Asos have...

  15. September 12, 2013

    Next chief calls end of credit crunch

    Lord Wolfson, chief executive of Next, declared that the credit crunch was over, but warned that a sustained economic...

  16. September 5, 2013

    Retailers on a roll as MPC makes no change

    Well-received news from UK retailers provided a timely reminder of the challenges posed by the economic recovery to the Bank...

  17. September 4, 2013

    Home Retail Group chief to step down

    Terry Duddy, the long-serving chief executive of Home Retail Group, has announced he is to step down next year, less than 12...

  18. August 30, 2013

    Highlights from this week’s Investors Chronicle

    Buy: Regus (RGU) Regus is riding the flexible working wave and its expansion prospects, underpinned by established centres...

  19. August 9, 2013

    Slimmed down groups attract new admirers

    Breaking up can be a relief. Since News Corp split itself in two in June, shares in the film and television business that...

  20. July 1, 2013

    Mopowered shops for £2m ahead of listing

    Mopowered, which helps retailers such as Next optimise their websites for sales on mobile devices, is launching a funding...

  21. June 13, 2013

    Rolls-Royce lags recovery in UK stocks

    Cashflow worries led Rolls-Royce to lagg behind a recovering London market yesterday. Rolls slipped 1.9 per cent to £11.67...

  22. June 13, 2013

    Home Retail Group shares fall as Argos growth misses forecasts

    Terry Duddy, chief executive of Home Retail Group, defended the performance of the owner of the Argos and Homebase chains,...

  23. June 4, 2013

    Home Retail chief Terry Duddy forfeits third of bonus

    Terry Duddy, chief executive of Home Retail Group, sacrificed a third of his bonus after a fall in profits, but his total...

  24. May 1, 2013

    Home Retail Group: click and collect?

    Delete as applicable: Argos stores are irritating/surreal/essential. Home Retail Group, which owns Argos and Homebase, is...

  25. May 1, 2013

    Argos owner insists high streets will survive online onslaught

    High streets have a future despite the onslaught of online shopping, insisted Terry Duddy, chief executive of Argos and...

  26. March 14, 2013

    Horsemeat scandal sheds light on tastes

    One man’s horsemeat is another man’s gold mine. While British shoppers are spurning frozen beefburgers and ready meals, they...

  27. March 14, 2013

    Contract win helps Aggreko top ranking

    A contract win pushed Aggreko to the top of the FTSE 100 risers on Thursday. News that the generator hire group had won a...

  28. March 14, 2013

    Profit outlook boosts Home Retail shares

    Shares in Home Retail Group swung back into favour with investors after the owner of the Argos and Homebase brands increased...

  29. February 20, 2013

    Argos to close TV shopping channel

    Argos is to close its television shopping channel less than two years after its launch, as the retailer’s strategy of...

  30. January 28, 2013

    Capita lags behind after growth concerns

    The FTSE 100 remained on track for its best start of the year in more than two decades on Monday, but Capita was left...

  31. January 24, 2013

    Retailers call for action on tax avoidance

    High street retailers are putting pressure on the government to deliver a level playing field on tax, or at the very least...

  32. January 18, 2013

    Flurry of closures chills the high street

    It was the 10 days that shook the high street. Since January 9, a tumultuous period for the UK retail sector has seen HMV,...

  33. January 17, 2013

    High street undergoing ‘seismic’ change

    The high street is undergoing “seismic” change, the chief executive of Dixons warned, as the electricals chain and rival...

  34. January 9, 2013

    Big companies resist prompt payment code

    Fewer than a fifth of Britain’s biggest listed companies have pledged to pay suppliers promptly, despite a Whitehall push to...

  35. December 28, 2012

    Insurers lead FTSE 100 declines

    The FTSE 100’s fall from some of its best levels of 2012 broadened on Friday, as traders continued to sell riskier holdings,...

  36. December 27, 2012

    From sangria to a winter warehouse

    For nine sun-drenched months of the year, 24-year-old Scott Rettigan works as a holiday adviser for Tui Travel, on the...

  37. December 18, 2012

    Shutl agrees nationwide deal with Argos

    Shutl, an online courier service offering rapid delivery, has signed a major deal with Argos, giving the start-up nationwide...

  38. December 13, 2012

    Tullow Oil bucks trend as FTSE loses steam

    The FTSE 100 broke a six-day winning streak Thursday, but Tullow Oil outperformed the weak trend. The oil explorer extended...

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