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  • Form 8.3 - J Sainsbury Plc - Ordinary shares Business Wire - 1 hour 22 minutes ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.3 PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”) ...

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  • Three charged with selling horsemeat as beef in Britain Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Aug 26, 2016 15:20 BST

    Three men have been charged with fraud for allegedly selling horsemeat as beef in Britain in 2012, prosecutors said on Friday. Eating horsemeat is culturally taboo in Britain and in 2013 the country's food industry was rocked by scandal when it emerged that horsemeat was being sold in some imported beef products. Investigations …

  • Form 8.3 - J SAINSBURY PLC Business Wire - Fri, Aug 26, 2016 14:37 BST

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.3 PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”) ...

  • Form 8.3 - HOME RETAIL GROUP PLC Business Wire - Fri, Aug 26, 2016 14:36 BST

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.3 PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”) ...

  • 3 Neil Woodford bargain picks Fool.co.uk - Fri, Aug 26, 2016 10:50 BST

    Here are three Woodford blue chips on cheap earnings ratings.

  • £14tn City Group Takes Aim At Sports Direct Sky News - Thu, Aug 25, 2016 14:28 BST
    Ashley Faces Personal Revolt Over Sports Direct Leadership

    A powerful City group whose members manage assets worth £14tn has taken the rare step of publicly criticising corporate governance and working practices at Sports Direct. The Investor Forum said it said it had gone public after exhausting other attempts to persuade the retailer to respond to the concerns of independent …

  • Investor group rebukes Sports Direct, wants review of management Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Aug 25, 2016 14:19 BST

    An investor group whose members manage 850 billion pounds ($1.1 trillion) of UK equities has taken the unusual step of publicly rebuking the management of Sports Direct and calling for an independent review. The Investor Forum, which speaks for some 12 percent of the retailer's equity, called on Thursday on the Sports …

  • How safe is J Sainsbury plc’s dividend? Fool.co.uk - Thu, Aug 25, 2016 14:19 BST

    Are dividends built to endure at J Sainsbury plc (LON: SBRY), or is trouble ahead?

  • Form 8.3 - J Sainsbury - AMENDMENT Business Wire - Thu, Aug 25, 2016 09:27 BST

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.3 - Amendment to s2(a) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE Rule 8.3 of the Takeover ...

  • Ashley Faces Personal Revolt Over Sports Direct Leadership

    A powerful City group whose members manage assets worth a staggering £14tn‎ will on Thursday take the unprecedented step of publicly criticising corporate governance and working practices at Sports Direct International (Other OTC: SDIPF - news) . Sky News has learnt that the Investor Forum, which was set up in 2013 following …

  • Ashley Faces Personal Revolt Over Sports Direct Leadership

    A powerful City group whose members manage assets worth a staggering £14 trillion‎ will on Thursday take the unprecedented step of publicly criticising corporate governance and working practices at Sports Direct International.

  • Tesco To Offer Same Day Click And Collect In 300 Stores Sky News - Wed, Aug 24, 2016 22:10 BST
    Tesco To Offer Same Day Click And Collect In 300 Stores

    Britain’s biggest supermarket Tesco (Frankfurt: 852647 - news) is planning to offer a new same day "click and collect" service on grocery orders at nearly 300 stores nationwide. It will be available in 90% of Tesco stores which already offer the "click and collect option". Supermarkets are now competing to offer the …

  • Ashley Faces Personal Revolt Over Sports Direct Leadership

    A powerful City group whose members manage assets worth a staggering £14trillion‎ will on Thursday take the unprecedented step of publicly criticising corporate governance and working practices at Sports Direct International (Other OTC: SDIPF - news) . Sky News has learnt that the Investor Forum, which was set up in 2013 …

  • Form 8.3 - HOME RETAIL GROUP PLC Amendment Business Wire - Wed, Aug 24, 2016 17:19 BST

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.3 Amendment to s2(a) PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE Rule 8.3 of the Takeover ...

  • WPP sees signs of post-Brexit recovery in British ad market Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Aug 24, 2016 10:36 BST

    WPP (Frankfurt: A1J2BZ - news) , the world's largest advertising group, reported a better than expected jump in first-half net sales and said its British operations showed signs in July of a "post-Brexit recovery", sending its shares to a record high. Run by high-profile businessman Martin Sorrell, the UK group said investments …

  • Are these 2 blue chip turnarounds set to soar? Fool.co.uk - Wed, Aug 24, 2016 07:42 BST

    After years of spilling red ink could these two mega-caps finally be on the cusp of stellar returns?

  • Britain's FTSE buoyed by resilient Persimmon Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Aug 23, 2016 17:03 BST

    Britain's leading share index rose on Tuesday, helped by a rise in housebuilders after strong results from Persimmon suggested that the sector was coping with the uncertainty from Britain's vote to leave ...

  • Can you afford to miss these 3 rising shares? Fool.co.uk - Tue, Aug 23, 2016 12:56 BST

    Is it time to snap up three of today's winners?

  • Warm Weather Boost For Supermarket Sales Sky News - Tue, Aug 23, 2016 11:27 BST
    Warm Weather Boost For Supermarket Sales

    The market grew by 0.3% to £25bn in the 12 weeks to 14 August according to researchers Kantar Worldpanel, with rises of more than 10% for discounters Aldi and Lidl but Tesco also seeing signs of hope as its sales falls slowed.

  • Can investors afford to ignore this trend? Fool.co.uk - Tue, Aug 23, 2016 10:09 BST

    Is time running out for investors to take advantage of these growth stories?

  • British supermarket sales edge higher -Kantar Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Aug 23, 2016 09:50 BST

    British grocery sales rose 0.3 percent year on year in the 12 weeks to Aug. 14, with the march of the German discounters continuing unabated while market leader Tesco notched its slowest rate of decline ...

  • UK grocery sales get weather boost in August - Kantar Worldpanel Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Aug 23, 2016 08:14 BST

    British grocery sales rose 0.3 percent in the 12 weeks to 14 August, the fastest acceleration since March, boosted by warm weather, according to industry data published on Tuesday. Market researcher Kantar ...

  • FORM 8.3 - SAINSBURY(J) Business Wire - Mon, Aug 22, 2016 15:22 BST

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.3 PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”) ...

  • Form 8.3 - HOME RETAIL GROUP Business Wire - Mon, Aug 22, 2016 15:21 BST

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FORM 8.3 PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”) ...

  • Former Home Retail Chief Sounded Out By Findel After Ashley Snub

    The former Argos and Homebase boss Terry Duddy has been approached about taking over the chairmanship of Findel, the mail order retailer, as it seeks to resolve a row over the influence of Mike Ashley, the tycoon whose sports goods chain is its biggest shareholder.

  • G A Chester looks at a lurking danger for investors in BP plc (LON:BP), Tesco plc (LON:TSCO) and GKN plc (LON:GKN).

  • Need drugs in jail? Try using a drone Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Aug 22, 2016 12:41 BST

    While Amazon and the British government are looking into how to use drones to deliver parcels to customers, criminals are already exploiting the technology to send drugs to accomplices in prison. Police said on Monday they recovered two drones carrying mobile phones and drugs near London's Pentonville prison and have set …

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  • 'I'm 37 and mortgage free. How soon can I retire?' Telegraph - Fri, Aug 19, 2016 11:26 BST

    'I'm 37 and mortgage free. How soon can I retire?'

  • European shares set for biggest weekly fall since mid-June Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Aug 19, 2016 10:26 BST

    European markets fell on Friday putting the STOXX 600 on track to post its biggest weekly loss since the middle of June with all major sectors in the red on the day. The STOXX 600 index fell 0.7, retreating ...

  • Britain's FTSE edges up, helped by miner rally Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Aug 18, 2016 17:06 BST

    UK shares edged up on Thursday, breaking a two-day losing streak after commodity-related stocks gained on the back of a weaker dollar. The blue chip FTSE 100 index was up 0.1 percent to 6,868.96 points ...

  • UK supermarket Asda suffers worst quarterly sales fall Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Aug 18, 2016 16:08 BST

    Supermarket chain Asda warned on Thursday a recovery under its new boss would take time after Wal-Mart's British subsidiary suffered its worst drop in quarterly sales and lost customers to rivals. Sean Clarke, former boss of Wal-Mart's China business, took the helm at Asda last month after CEO Andy Clarke was fired. Asda …

  • Retailers Boosted As Spending Rises After Brexit Vote Sky News - Thu, Aug 18, 2016 13:22 BST
    British Retailers See Best Sales In Six Months

    Shoppers have shrugged off post-Brexit fears as retail sales increased by more than expected in July, according to official figures. Retail sales volumes, including fuel, increased by 1.4% in July compared with June, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said, exceeding all forecasts that pointed towards a 0.2% ris …

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