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      July 29, 2014

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, NEWS GKN up on strong results, dividend. Thanks to a strong performance at its Driveline auto parts...

    2. January 23, 2014

      Europe primed for fresh wave of  IPOs

      The surge in European initial public offerings in the second half of last year is set to accelerate, according to new...

    1. January 20, 2014

      Retailers join growing IPO shopping list

      Bankers are preparing to list a swelling number of high street retailers on the London Stock Exchange as their private...

    2. 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...

    3. November 6, 2013

      Poundland appoints advisers on stock market listing

      Poundland has fired the starting gun on a possible stock market listing that could value the discount retailer at...

    4. October 30, 2013

      UK’s Supreme Court rules ‘workfare’ legally flawed

      A scheme that requires unemployed people to do unpaid work as a condition of receiving welfare benefits was today ruled...

    5. October 1, 2013

      Pound shops profit from affluent shoppers

      Tightened belts have led to bulging sales at discount retailers and cheap grocers in the past few years. But even those in...

    6. October 1, 2013

      UK’s Poundland mulls float as sales climb 15%

      Poundland is mulling a float early next year after the discount retailer posted another jump in sales and outlined its...

    7. June 27, 2013

      UK business seeks to learn from Germany

      From business banking to apprenticeships, British policy makers are seeking to learn lessons from Germany in the quest for...

    8. June 25, 2013

      Carpetright shareholders miss out on dividend for third year

      Investors in Carpetright should not expect a dividend any time soon after the carpet and bed retailer opted to continue...

    9. May 5, 2013

      Poundland owners look to cash in with sale or float

      The private equity owners of Poundland are eyeing a possible sale or float of the discount retail chain early next year to...

    10. March 10, 2013

      Personal touch is key for lockmaker

      Willenhall may now be best-known as the headquarters of the Poundland chain of discount stores. But the town in the Black...

    11. February 24, 2013

      Banksy murals withdrawn from US auction

      A Banksy mural that was mysteriously removed from a street in north London has been withdrawn from auction following a...

    12. February 22, 2013

      Banksy mural withdrawn from sale

      The mystery of a disappearing piece of street art took a new turn at the weekend as a Banksy mural, taken from the wall of a...

    13. February 20, 2013

      Council probes sale of Banksy mural

      Haringey council in London is investigating how a mural by Banksy, the street artist, was put on sale at a Miami auction...

    14. January 6, 2013

      Morrison loses manager before sales update

      Wm Morrison has lost another manager just as the supermarket chain is expected to confirm on Monday that it was one of the...

    15. November 7, 2012

      Commercial director to leave Wm Morrison

      Wm Morrison, the supermarket group, is set to part company with another senior executive as its sales continue to...

    16. October 15, 2012

      Higginson aims to lead Poundland growth

      Andrew Higginson and his wife June have had a busy year. In May, they cycled from Land’s End to John O’Groats with five...

    17. August 6, 2012

      High Court rules unpaid work scheme legal

      An unemployed graduate who says she was forced to stack shelves unpaid at Poundland, the discount retailer, as part of a...

    18. July 8, 2012

      Homeware serves up winners and losers

      A dispiriting combination of squeezed consumer spending and a stagnant property market has left the homeware sector one of...

    19. July 2, 2012

      Poundland continues to eye mainland Europe

      Strong annual sales made Poundland confident enough to edge up its store opening programme as the discount chain continues...

    20. March 2, 2012

      My welfare plan (no shelf-stacking required)

      The time has come for a change of direction. I’ve seen the way the wind is blowing and so I’m turning myself into a private...

    21. February 24, 2012

      Finding jobs for Britain’s youth

      This week has seen an extraordinary assault on the government’s work experience programme. A scheme designed to help the...

    22. January 25, 2012

      Discounters and supermarkets eye Peacocks stores

      Discount retailers and supermarkets are eyeing Peacocks’ 563-store portfolio in case administrators fail to find a buyer for...

    23. January 22, 2012

      Peacocks sells Bonmarché to Sun European

      Sun European Partners, the private equity firm, has acquired Bonmarché – the division of distressed value fashion chain...

    24. January 20, 2012

      Poundland reports 25% seasonal sales rise

      Poundland, Europe’s biggest single price discount retailer by number of stores, has reported a 25 per cent increase in...

    25. October 14, 2011

      Happy days for Harrods

      Their shoppers might be drawn from opposing ends of the retail spectrum, but this has not prevented Harrods, the luxury...

    26. October 13, 2011

      Poundland continues to coin it in

      Poundland has reported record sales and profits in its first year of ownership by private equity house Warburg Pincus, which...

    27. October 9, 2011

      Poundland owner in talks to buy Europris

      The private equity owner of Poundland, the discount retailer that has grown rapidly on UK high streets in recent years, is...

    28. September 20, 2011

      Pound shops squeezed by inflation

      Inflation is the biggest enemy of the fixed price retailer . The pound shop business model relies on high volumes...

    29. September 20, 2011

      Poundland to open six stores in Ireland

      With Ireland’s economy on its knees, this might not appear to be the best moment to open a retail chain. But Poundland,...

    30. August 21, 2011

      Poundbakery aims to take a bite out of Greggs

      Competition is rising in the bakery world as Poundbakery, the “pound shop baker” based in the North West, plans a...

    31. August 1, 2011

      Poundland to expand in Europe

      Poundland, the discount retailer that has grown rapidly on the high street in recent years, is poised to become the first of...

    32. July 4, 2011

      Planning policy offers key to survival

      When Lord Oakeshott says he believes in the future of Britain’s high streets, he has his money where his mouth is. The...

    33. July 3, 2011

      Bargain stores fill gap on UK high streets

      Shops on UK high streets are still being sought by an array of downmarket retailers who believe they are the best way of...

    34. May 6, 2011

      My First Million: Jim McCarthy, CEO Poundland

      Jim McCarthy, 55, joined Poundland as chief executive in August 2006. In March 2010, the company saw profits increase by...

    35. May 1, 2011

      Discount sector still in vogue

      A year on from Warburg Pincus’s surprise £200m swoop for Poundland, the UK discount sector is still attracting private...

    36. May 1, 2011

      Poundland eyes more affluent clientele

      Poundland claims 11 per cent of its customers are from AB socio-economic groups One might think the novelty of selling...

    37. April 17, 2011

      Budget brands move into shopping malls

      Pound shops, “value” stores and fast-food outlets are springing up in Britain’s shopping centres as they respond to consumer...

    38. January 11, 2011

      Russian oligarch increases HMV stake

      Shares in HMV staged a minor rally on Tuesday on news that Russian oligarch Alexander Mamut has raised his stake in the...

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