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U.K. stocks close lower Monday, with shares in retailers and home builders losing ground and helping to pull back London’s blue-chip benchmark from the prior session’s record high.
By Helen Reid and Kit Rees LONDON (Reuters) - Ripples through the retail sector dented British stocks on Monday as small-cap Mothercare sank by a third after a profit warning, while software firm Micro ...
Ripples through the retail sector dented British stocks on Monday as small-cap Mothercare sank by a third after a profit warning, while software firm Micro Focus dropped nearly 17 percent after cutting ...
Shares (Berlin: DI6.BE - news) in Mothercare (Other OTC: MHCRF - news) have plunged by almost 28% after the retailer issued a profits warning following a sharp drop in UK sales. UK like-for-like sales fell by 7.2% during the Christmas period as the children's goods retailer struggled with "lower footfall and spend". Despite a growing push by retailers on web trade, the firm's online sales - which represent 42% of its UK sales - also tumbled by 6.9%.
Mothercare said adjusted group profit for the year ending March was likely to be in the range of 1 million pounds to 5 million pounds, sharply lower than the 10 million pounds it previously expected. Mothercare, which has been trying to revive its British business that has come under pressure from tough competition, said UK like-for-like sales fell 7.2 percent in the 12 weeks to Dec. 30. Online sales in the UK fell 6.9 percent during the 12 weeks to Dec. 30, including the key Christmas season.
Mothercare Plc reported a sharp drop in U.K. sales over the holiday season, underlining the depths of the country’s retail crisis as store owners wrestle with higher costs and shrinking disposable incomes....
Shares crash 17% at the open, as investors remain jittery about UK retail. LONDON — Mothercare has become the latest British retailer to warn of difficult trading conditions, sending shares crashing 17% at the open on Thursday. Mothercare published half-year results on Thursday, showing it slipped to a loss of £700,000 in the first six months of the year, compared to a £5.9 million profit in the first six months of last year.
Frankie & Benny's chain owner Restaurant Group named Kirk Davis as chief financial officer on Friday, scooping him from pub firm Greene King, where he oversaw the company's Spirit Pub Company acquisition. ...