WH Smith said on Thursday that it will acquire the US travel retailer Marshall Retail Group for $400 million (roughly £312 million). Shares in the British retailer, and household name on the UK high street, (LON:SMWH) were up during trading on Thursday. WH Smith will use the acquisition as a way to drive...
The UK's largest bakery firm Greggs plc (LON: GRG) saw its sales slow on the previous quarter, but continue to grow each quarter of 2019 thus far, in comparison to the previous financial year. Total sales for the first three quarters bounced 13.9% year-on-year, with sales during the third quarter...
Investment Management Trust (focusing on small cap companies) Scotgems PLC (LON: SGEM) posted NAV and profit growth, but recognised doubts about the time frame of returns on its clients' investments. The Company noted in its update that its objective is to provide long-term growth through a portfolio of small cap...
Today pub company J D Wetherspoon (LON: JDW) posted its pre-close trading statement for the financial year ending 28 July 2019, and announcement revealed an overall positive set of results and a continuation of Brexit commentary by Chairman Tim Martin. The Company announced growth in like-for-like sales and total sales for...
Associated British Foods announced on Thursday that its trading outlook remains unchanged after a strong performance from Primark. Its adjusted operating profit and adjusted earnings per share for the year are expected to be in line with results from last year. Shares in the company edged up by almost...