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.... “There’s still much more to be done, but we’re clearly headed in the right direction,” says McMillon. Well, OK, the first quarterly rise in sales for three years is plainly an improvement, but let’s not overstate matters. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....The state claims that Amazon owes the state $12. 5m in taxes, penalties and interest from first quarter of last year alone, according to the complaint obtained by the Associated Press. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....B&Q and Screwfix owner, Kingfisher, Europe’s largest home improvement retailer, reported on Thursday that second quarter sales had slumped, driven by a 10. 7% decline in the sale of seasonal goods such as barbecues and garden furniture at B&Q, following a strong first quarter boosted by better weather. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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. Asda has reported its first quarterly rise in sales for three years as the UK’s third largest supermarket chain said customers were responding to price cuts and store improvements. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....5bn a year. He said: “Profit performance in the first quarter remained comfortably within our strategic target range and, after allowing for one-off items, was broadly consistent with the prior period. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Bunnings beware: the Homebase revolution is failing to shape up image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 17th of August 2017 06:45:27 PM
.... “There’s still much more to be done, but we’re clearly headed in the right direction,” says McMillon. Well, OK, the first quarterly rise in sales for three years is plainly an improvement, but let’s not overstate matters. ...
Asda returns to sales growth thanks to price cuts and inflation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 17th of August 2017 12:17:23 PM
. Asda has reported its first quarterly rise in sales for three years as the UK’s third largest supermarket chain said customers were responding to price cuts and store improvements. ...
Rising inflation leads to sales falls in all UK retail sectors apart from food image
....B&Q and Screwfix owner, Kingfisher, Europe’s largest home improvement retailer, reported on Thursday that second quarter sales had slumped, driven by a 10. 7% decline in the sale of seasonal goods such as barbecues and garden furniture at B&Q, following a strong first quarter boosted by better weather. ...
Amazon stock market value falls by $5bn after critical Trump tweet image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of August 2017 04:15:14 PM
....The state claims that Amazon owes the state $12. 5m in taxes, penalties and interest from first quarter of last year alone, according to the complaint obtained by the Associated Press. ...
Nationwide sounds note of caution over lending in run-up to Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 11th of August 2017 04:06:30 PM
....5bn a year. He said: “Profit performance in the first quarter remained comfortably within our strategic target range and, after allowing for one-off items, was broadly consistent with the prior period. ...
Paddy Power Betfair blames bad results on bad results image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of August 2017 10:12:14 AM
.... The company said it also lost out as customers backed winning favourites in April and May in the Premier League and Champions League football, and at events such as the Grand National and the US Masters. In the first quarter, revenue rose by 23% as the company benefited from more favourable sports results, particularly at Cheltenham Festival. ...
Two pints of best and an English rosé as wine comes to the beer festival image
.... Time will tell whether the drinkers agree. Is Pets at Home still in the doghouse? The retailer has had a tumultuous time of late and investors will no doubt be listening closely on Tuesday when its management gives a trading update for the first quarter of the year. ...
Asda posts worst annual figures since Walmart takeover image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 2nd of August 2017 01:21:34 PM
.... The Kantar data showed Asda’s sales for the period grew by 1% compared with the same period last year. In May, the grocer also reported sales in the first quarter had fallen 2. ...
BT profits dive by 40% after £225m payout over Italian scandal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 28th of July 2017 06:49:04 AM
. BT’s profits fell more than 40% in the first quarter of its new financial year after it was forced to pay out £225m to two shareholders following the accounting scandal at its Italian operation. ...
Foxtons blames economic uncertainty as profits plunge by 64% image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 27th of July 2017 09:25:24 AM
....Sales revenue crashed 29% to £22. 2m in the period, with Foxtons saying the performance was set against a surge in the first quarter last year, when transactions were brought forward ahead of the stamp duty surcharge on buy-to-let investments and second homes. ...
Inheritance tax grab: HMRC swipes MORE money in 'aggressive' raid on grieving families image
. IHT receipts surged by almost 23 per cent in the first quarter of the tax year. ...
UK factory output grows at fastest rate since mid-1990s image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of July 2017 03:24:14 PM
....“It’s great to see the benefits from the decline in sterling for UK exporters feeding through. But the flipside is the broader hit to consumer spending power across the economy from stronger inflation, which is likely to have fuelled the slowdown in the economy in the first quarter and is expected to pull down growth in the second quarter. ...
The IMF is right to downgrade its forecast for the UK | Larry Elliott and Nils Pratley image
....2% expansion that was eventually announced. Even if the second, third and fourth quarters live up to the IMF’s expectations, the weaker first quarter arithmetically feeds through into growth for 2017 as a whole of 1. ...
Ryanair profits take off but airline reissues Brexit warning image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 24th of July 2017 08:55:10 AM
.... The average fare rose by 1% to just over €40 (£35. 80) between April and June, its first quarter. ...
'Britain is fast becoming the sick man of Europe' – experts debate Brexit data image
.... A year on, Britain is the slowest-growing country in both the G7 and the EU28. In the first quarter of 2017, the UK grew 0. ...
Asda considers bid for B&M that would give it access to local stores image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of July 2017 04:11:01 PM
.... It claims to have enjoyed its rapid growth on the basis of word-of-mouth, with virtually no advertising spend. Its revenues grew 18% in the first quarter of 2017. ...
Budget deficit leaps as Brexit-fuelled inflation troubles Hammond image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of July 2017 11:29:19 AM
....There is growing pressure on the chancellor, Philip Hammond, to loosen the public purse strings but some analysts said the figures are likely to toughen his stance on pleas from ministers for extra funds. There was good news for the chancellor after data indicated that the dramatic slowdown in the economy during the first quarter had so far failed to reduce tax receipts. ...
The cost of living crisis is down to Brexit. The chickens are coming home to roost | David Blanchflower image
....2% in the three months to May 2017 compared with the three months to February 2017. In the first quarter of 2017 the UK economy was the slowest growing economy in the G8 and the EU28. ...
Cost of UK car insurance leaps 11% to record high image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 17th of July 2017 11:01:03 PM
....The 11% increase is the biggest year-on-year rise since the ABI began tracking premiums for private cars in 2012. The price paid for comprehensive motor insurance was £462 in the first quarter of 2017. ...
UK business confidence at lowest point for six years, say forecasters image
....1% next year, while with the household saving ratio at a record low of 1. 7% in the first quarter of 2017, consumers will have limited scope to mitigate the impact. ...
Low-paid should receive inflation-only rises, say business leaders image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 16th of July 2017 06:13:15 PM
....One of the main effects of rising inflation has been to cut disposable incomes, which, along with sluggish wages growth and rising debt levels, has meant the biggest decline in consumer confidence in more than two years, according to the Consumer Tracker report from Deloitte. The quarterly survey of 3,000 people, carried out from 16-18 June, saw overall consumer confidence fall to -10% in the second quarter of 2017, deteriorating from -7% in the first quarter. ...
Channel 4 chief David Abraham receives record pay package image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of July 2017 01:25:12 PM
....”. The broadcaster expects the “tough” audience performance in the first quarter of this year to recover thanks to upcoming shows including Bake Off, star-studded sci fi series Electric Dreams, based on stories by Philip K Dick, and Isis drama The State. ...
Trump's growth problem: jobs boost masks trouble ahead for US economy image
....6% in 2016, its worst performance since 2011, and this year is hardly off to a roaring start. The commerce department released its third – and final – estimate of GDP growth for the first quarter last month, and it came in at a measly 1. ...
Household income falls at fastest pace for five years  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Thursday 6th of July 2017 03:42:00 PM
. The latest official figures revealed that adjusted for inflation real household disposable income per head dropped by 2 per cent year-on-year in the first quarter - the steepest decline since the end of 2011. ...
UK faces tightest squeeze on household incomes for five years image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 6th of July 2017 12:57:38 PM
.... A basic-rate taxpayer now pays £1,000 less income tax than in 2010 and, thanks to the national living wage, the poorest households have seen their wages rise more than in any other G7 economy,” he said. In its latest healthcheck on household finances, the ONS said that despite the hit to real incomes, consumer confidence had brightened in the first quarter of this year. ...
UK productivity falls to pre-crisis level image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of July 2017 02:16:37 PM
....Economists have warned that the UK's productivity continues to lag behind its major trading partners such as the US, France and Germany. ONS head of productivity Philip Wales said: "UK labour productivity growth has struggled since the 2008 economic downturn, and the fall in the first quarter of 2017 brings to an end a recent run of quarters of positive growth. ...
Lloyds and the FCA must give full story on HBOS Reading fraud | Nils Pratley image
.... Really? The 2. 3% like-for-like improvement in the first quarter may be the highest figure in ages but, if we’re talking “best,” one should adjust for the inflationary breezes now blowing through grocery-land. ...
Household income falling at fastest rate since 1976 as UK savings rates crash image
.... With services accounting for 79% of the economy, this raised the prospect of GDP growing in the second quarter. Darren Morgan, ONS head of GDP, said growth in the first quarter of 2017 was driven by business services and construction, with declines in some consumer-focused industries, such as shops and hotels. ...
US growth rate revised higher image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of June 2017 02:15:41 PM
...."The economy is expanding at a solid, if unspectacular pace," said Gus Faucher, chief economist at PNC Financial Services. Growth estimates in the first quarter are often weak, a quirk some say is due to the difficulty of measuring the effect of seasonal changes. ...
Britons’ disposable income drops 1.4 per cent in first three months of 2017 image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Thursday 29th of June 2017 12:01:00 AM
....The savings ratio also sank to 1. 7% in the first quarter, down from 3. ...
BT tops complaints league for broadband and pay-TV users image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of June 2017 12:12:21 PM
....Telecoms regulator Ofcom, which publishes complaints data every three months, also found BT to be the most criticised pay-TV company, with almost four times the industry average complaint level. BT received 34 complaints per 100,000 subscribers about its broadband service in the first quarter, well ahead of the UK industry average of 21. ...
Luxury cat hotels and 'fur-jazzles': pet care goes upmarket image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 15th of June 2017 09:45:36 AM
.... “We always have a preliminary meeting [in the home] and for many clients it’s a question of whether the pet gets on with the sitters. ” Irvine says the business grew by around 20% in the first quarter of this year alone, and customers increasingly include young professionals. ...
Debt warning: Cash-strapped Brits adding a TENNER a day to their burdens - this is how image
. Detailed analysis showed that the average person’s debt grew by £560 in the first quarter of 2017. ...
UK industrial output weaker than expected image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 9th of June 2017 10:05:52 AM
....2% in the first three months of 2017. That made the UK the worst performer among the G7 nations in the first quarter of the year after outpacing them in 2016. ...
Boohoo co-founder sells £80m in shares as he reveals 'supersite' plan image
.... The shares were floated at 50p three years ago and fell to 23p in the first year, but over the past 12 months they have risen more than 300%. Mahmud Kamani and Kane, joint chief executives, said the business had performed well across all brands and locations in the first quarter. ...
UK economy falls to bottom of EU growth league image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 8th of June 2017 05:33:45 PM
China trade healthier than expected image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 8th of June 2017 08:22:28 AM
....However, many analysts warn that China's growth is likely to slow gradually in coming quarters. "Today's trade data surprised on the upside, but has not changed our overall view that real GDP growth likely peaked in the first quarter," investment bank Nomura said in a report. ...
Japan growth rate revised down but business spending improves image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 8th of June 2017 07:28:41 AM
....Gross domestic product (GDP) expanded 0. 3% in the first quarter, compared to 0. ...
South Africa falls into second recession in a decade image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of June 2017 11:29:42 AM
....Analysts had expected GDP to grow by 0. 9% during the first quarter. ...
AO World warns of 'significant' slowdown in UK growth image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of June 2017 07:33:02 AM
. Shares in AO World, the online domestic appliance retailer, have fallen sharply after the firm warned that growth at its UK business was expected to slow "significantly" in the first quarter. ...
US adds fewer jobs than expected image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 2nd of June 2017 12:56:13 PM
....The jobs report is a closely watched barometer of the US economy and one of the metrics the US central bank considers as it sets interest rates. A number of reports have shown that US growth in the first quarter was weak. ...
UK manufacturing in healthy shape despite election uncertainty image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 1st of June 2017 05:24:04 PM
.... Higher prices and slow wage growth have eroded household budgets, denting the main driving force for UK GDP growth. The consumer squeeze was a key factor in the sharp slowdown in economic growth in the first quarter of 2017. ...
Chateau Brexit? Average price of bottle of wine reaches record high image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 1st of June 2017 10:15:00 AM
....50 for the first time towards the end of last year, and hit £5. 56 in the first quarter of 2017, according to the Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA). ...
UK comes bottom of G7 growth league as Canada takes lead image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 04:28:02 PM
....However, the latest figures for Canada, which showed that growth accelerated to 0. 9% in the first quarter, putting it top of the G7 performers, has left Britain languishing alongside Italy at the bottom of the table. ...
Hollywood and TV put the squeeze on UK's low-budget film-makers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 08:22:26 AM
....The BFI insists that the small to mid-budget film appears to be in decent health. It says that initial reporting shows that the number of domestic UK features being made in the first quarter this year (17) is the same as in 2016 and that there has been a 30% jump in spend to nearly £32m. ...
UK exports record amount of food and drink image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 11:52:22 PM
. Surging sales of salmon helped the UK to export a record amount of food and drink in the first quarter of 2017, the Food and Drink Federation has said. ...
Higher inflation drives down real wages for British workers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 12:48:46 PM
....“The resulting weakening of household purchasing power will likely translate into weaker consumer spending, which is a key factor behind the slow GDP growth we anticipate for the rest of this year, after the economy expanded by only 0. 2% in the first quarter,” he said. ...
Why help to buy is no help at all to the economy | Jeffrey Frankel image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 09:54:25 AM
. At the end of the first quarter, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, American consumer debt for the first time exceeded its previous peak (in dollars), reached in the third quarter of 2008, just as the global financial crisis erupted. ...
FTSE reaches record high as UK opinion poll spooks sterling image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 26th of May 2017 06:37:09 PM
.... A survey of German business leaders found they expect exports to grow further despite reaching record highs. Surveys of British businesses have added to optimistic forecasts after the UK’s GDP growth in the first quarter was downgraded to 0. ...
US growth rate revised up to 1.2% image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 26th of May 2017 01:36:45 PM
....6%, slower than any quarter since 2009. Ben Herzon, senior economist at Macroeconomic Advisers, said temporary factors, such as lower spending on heating bills thanks to a relatively warm winter, restrained first quarter growth. ...
'Workers are being punished by Brexit' – experts debate the data image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 25th of May 2017 11:14:25 AM
.... Employment growth appears to be picking up again after a slowdown in the second half of last year. The numbers in employment were up by over 120,000 in the first quarter of this year – the biggest quarterly increase since the EU referendum. ...
Brexit economy: workers face squeeze but firms remain upbeat image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 25th of May 2017 11:12:55 AM
Oil price slides as Opec production cuts fail to impress markets image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 25th of May 2017 09:54:49 AM
....Saudi Arabia said the group could have dealt with the oil supply glut by the end of 2017, but was playing it safe. “We would do it in six months but then we’d have a seasonal build [of supply] in the first quarter [of 2018] which could undo what we’ve done – so we went for the safe bet of extending to nine months,” said Khalid al-Falih, the Saudi energy minister. ...
UK economic growth estimate revised down image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 25th of May 2017 08:49:40 AM
....The services sector accounts for almost 80% of the economy, but the ONS now estimates that the sector expanded by just 0. 2% in the first quarter of the year. ...
Aston Martin roars back into profit as DB11 revs up sales image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of May 2017 05:41:58 PM
. Demand for Aston Martin’s first all-new model for a decade – the flagship DB11 coupe – helped the luxury carmaker to double revenues in the first quarter, as it seeks to recover from six years of losses. ...
Further signs of UK property slowdown in April image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 23rd of May 2017 10:32:02 AM
....1%. "Mortgage figures have nosedived following a strong first quarter, with every single region experiencing a notable slump in sales," said John Driscoll, director at Equifax Touchstone. ...
Asda suffers 11th quarter of falling sales image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 18th of May 2017 01:49:20 PM
....". In the US, Walmart said it was a "sold first quarter" for the business, with sales hitting $117. ...
Retail sales in April beat forecasts with a 2.3% rise image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 18th of May 2017 09:01:02 AM
....The retail sales figures come a day after separate ONS figures indicated that wages were rising slower than inflation for first time since mid-2014. Keith Richardson, managing director retail sector at Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, said the retail figures were "welcome news, but it's too early to think that the tide is turning after a dismal first quarter". ...
Unemployment is at its lowest since 1975, so why do people feel worse off? | Larry Elliott image
.... Migration from other EU countries has not fallen off a cliff despite the result of last summer’s referendum: according to the Office for National Statistics, the number of non-UK nationals from the EU working in the UK rose by 171,000 to 2. 32 million between the first quarter of 2016 and the first quarter of 2017. ...

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