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Synthomer Np100.007.64 %
Good Enrg150.005.63 %
Horizon Discvry170.205.06 %
Vectura84.554.32 %
Alliance Pharma70.004.32 %
Contourglbl183.003.98 %
Iqe59.053.78 %
Fulcrum Utility28.503.64 %
Loopup Group142.503.64 %
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Boostwtioil3l52.30-8.81 %
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Hurricane Energ47.84-5.27 %
Finablr146.80-4.80 %
Hochschild194.00-4.62 %
Premier Oil77.74-3.98 %
Ite Grp.72.00-3.87 %
Numis Corp252.00-3.63 %
Wood Grp(j)512.20-3.07 %
Johnson Matthey3,284.00-3.04 %
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M&S Embarks on Another Recovery Plan


Monday, 7th January 2019

Bolland’s departure saw his replacement, Steve Rowe, introduce a new recovery plan, which was then revised by Archie Norman to become another ‘new plan’. That plan appears to not be working out, as the company is struggling in a challenging environment where consumers are reluctant to spend, business rates are rising, high street rents are rising, and retailers are falling left and right.

Next, Marks & Spencer’s younger and more fashionable rival, has seen sales fall by 9.2 percent, and endured a very difficult Christmas period. Next was able to cling to life thanks to a boost for its online division, but M&S has never been a strong contender when it comes to innovations. The company has seen a wave of store closures, and is pushing its Simply Food stores, as well as revamping its clothing lines in a bid to lure back younger shoppers.

M&S is a high street icon in the UK, and there are many who want to see it survive. The company’s chairman, Archie Norman, is a former Asda executive, and he is joined by several other Asda alumni on the board, including Justin King who was formerly the boss of Sainsbury’s. There is speculation that if Rowe were to depart, King would become interim boss. Given Sainsbury’s successes in differentiating itself from the other major supermarkets in recent years, that could be a smart move. The question is whether any changes will be quick enough for a recovery plan.


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Stock Market Update

Tuesday, 16th July 2019

UK stocks maintained momentum in mid-morning trading on Tuesday, led by an upbeat sales report from luxury fashion group Burberry.  At 1200, the benchmark FTSE 100 index was up 28.88 points, ...
Tuesday, 16th July 2019

UK stocks posted modest gains in early trading on Tuesday, led by an upbeat sales report from luxury fashion group Burberry.  At 0835, the benchmark FTSE 100 index was up 5.68 ...
Friday, 12th July 2019

The FTSE 100 ended the week on a lacklustre note, slipping back to around the 7,500 level with earlier gains wiped out in afternoon trading.  Housebuilders and insurers were in vogue ...

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