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FOR A proud man like Lord Wolfson, yesterday's profits warning from Great Universal Stores must have really stuck in the craw. It was not the first, as he tried to describe it, but GUS's third in three years. With the shares at their lowest point since 1993, the City is beginning to ask serious questions about this company. The threat of takeover and an early exit for the Great Lord can no longer be ruled out.

The Investment Column: MEPC looks attractive with its new focus on business parks

IN THE GOOD old days, making a pretty penny from property was a cinch. Developers could ride the inflation wave, bailing out as heroes just before the market crashed. But according to Jamie Dundas, chief executive of MEPC, the UK's second largest property group, that's all changed.

Peacock prices float at 163p a share

PEACOCK GROUP, the discount clothes retailer, priced its institutional and retail offering at 163p a share yesterday, towards the top end of the 140p to 170p range it outlined earlier this month.

The Investment Column: Peacocks

PEACOCKS, THE high street discount retailer, has timed its flotation well. The combination of the "rip-off Britain" campaign and the supermarket price war is making consumers increasingly value conscious. The result is a polarisation of the high street, between discounters like Matalan and New Look and the more expensive groups. The middle ground, dominated by the likes of Marks & Spencer and Bhs, is struggling.

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