The gross payouts will be £2.25bn less in 2014 than in 2013
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Friday 16 January 2009
Thursday 15 January 2009
Currys and PC World owner DSG International today revealed a 10 per cent drop in quarterly sales after shoppers put off purchases until after Christmas.
Sunday 11 January 2009
Further pressure is likely to be heaped on John Browett, the chief executive of the struggling electronics chain DSG, if City expectations of a disastrous Christmas trading period are confirmed this week.
Saturday 10 January 2009
Tesco, the world's third-largest retailer, is expected to post its worst UK festive sales for a number of years on Tuesday, although many other big retail names are expected to unveil far worse figures next week.
Tuesday 30 December 2008
Yule Catto, the chemical group, is the latest UK company to scrap its dividend in the face of economic uncertainty and the need to conserve cash.
Tuesday 23 December 2008
Tuesday 16 December 2008
Electrical goods chain Comet piled on the misery for the UK retail sector today after crashing to first-half losses of £8.1 million.
Saturday 13 December 2008
The broadcaster Ed Stourton said he was "shattered" yesterday after being told that his contract as a regular presenter of the BBC's Today programme will end next year.
Wednesday 10 December 2008
Tuesday 09 December 2008
Sunday 07 December 2008
Sunday 30 November 2008
Friday 28 November 2008
Outlook First housebuilding, now retailers. After banking, these are the industries in the front line of the deepening economic and financial crisis, though there are plenty of others fast following up the rear. Perhaps oddly, no major housebuilder has yet gone bust, but in retailing they are already dropping like flies. Woolies may be the biggest and most iconic name to have bitten the dust so far, but it is only the outsized tip of the iceberg. Scores of smaller retail chains have been forced to quit the high street over the past year.
Friday 28 November 2008
Thursday 27 November 2008
Administrators were today sifting through the wreckage of Woolworths on another day of misery for the UK retail sector.
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