Flybe boss Jim French, credited with turning the regional carrier into a major player in the European aviation market, is stepping down as chairman after more than 20 years with the company.
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Friday 26 July 2013
No Pain, No Gain
Thursday 03 May 2012
Supermarket group Morrisons posted its first decline in sales in nearly a decade today after it refused to square up to rivals with promotions "at any cost".
Saturday 24 December 2011
No Pain, No Gain
Sunday 08 May 2011
Genius Foods, a gluten-free bread and cakes company set up in Edinburgh in 2009 by Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne, a food writer and chef, is to go stateside.
Sunday 16 January 2011
Monday 10 January 2011
Saturday 01 January 2011
Iintend to make some significant changes to the no pain, no gain portfolio. The new year provides an ideal opportunity for such an exercise which will, I hope, allow my little collection of shares to face the vicissitudes that probably lie ahead.
Thursday 04 November 2010
Supermarket group Morrisons said it had delivered another solid performance after a 1.3% rise in like-for-like sales in its most recent quarter.
Friday 04 June 2010
Morrisons veteran Sir Ken Morrison has delivered a typically blunt verdict on the former boss credited with reviving the UK's fourth biggest grocer.
Monday 11 January 2010
The pub group Mitchells & Butlers has recommended that shareholders vote against the election of two of the four board directors put forward by Piedmont, the investment vehicle of its largest shareholder Joe Lewis, after intensive negotiations over the past month. M&B urged shareholders to vote against the appointment of Michael Balfour and Jeremy Blood, on the grounds that a single shareholder, with a 23 per cent stake, should not be in a position to decide the majority of the board.
Thursday 22 January 2009
The supermarket chain Morrisons continued to outperform its rivals today after it revealed like-for-like sales jumped 8.2 per cent over Christmas.
Thursday 06 November 2008
Friday 12 September 2008
Morrisons emerged as one of the clear winners of the credit crunch yesterday as it reported a rise in profits of almost 19 per cent during the first six months of the year.
Thursday 11 September 2008
Supermarket chain Morrisons today said its value ranges had helped it bring in half a million more customers every week as hard-pressed shoppers looked to cut food bills.
Wednesday 23 April 2008
The Office of Fair Trading today apologised to Morrisons and agreed £100,000 damages after the retailer was wrongly identified in a price-fixing probe.
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