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Bid target Home Retail releases disappointing Christmas figures

Home Retail (LON:HOME), the subject of a high-profile takeover bid from Sainsbury's, saw sales fall by more than expected in the 18 weeks to...
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Tesco shares soar on “strong Christmas” results

Tesco (LON:TSCO) reported a "strong Christmas", with sales rising 1.3 percent making the Group one of the best performers of the Big Four supermarkets. Transactions...

A promising year ahead sees Shoe Zone shares soar

Footwear retailers Shoe Zone (LON:SHOE) saw shares soar over 10 percent this morning, as upgrading of its stores and international expansion increase investor sentiment. The...
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Sports Direct shares rise after taking stakes in US sports brands

Sports Direct (LON:SPD) saw shares rise this morning, after announcing the acquisition of stakes in two US sports companies, Iconix and Dick's Sporting Goods. Sports...

Sainsbury’s shares fall despite better-than-expected results

Sainsbury's reported a 0.4 percent drop in sales over the Christmas period, a better-than-expected figure in a tough market. Sales in the week before Christmas were...

Morrisons shares soar on surprise Christmas results

Supermarket chain Morrisons (LON:MRW) saw shares soar over 10 percent this morning after the company reported better than expected sales over the Christmas shopping...
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Sports Direct shares drop after Christmas sales slump

Sports Direct (LON:SPD) have seen shares plummet over 15 percent today, after disappointing sales in the run-up to Christmas led to the issuance of...

FedEx, TNT receive merger approval from the EU

Couriers FedEx (NYSE:FDX) and TNT Express (AMS:TNT) have received unconditional approval for a merger from the European Commission, who concluded that the deal would not present any...
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Tesco shares soar on positive recommendation

Big Four supermarket Tesco (LON:TSCO) is one of the biggest risers on the FTSE 100 this morning, gaining over 5 percent after a positive...
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Global stocks up as China regains ground

Global stocks rose on Friday, regaining the ground lost by the suspension of trading in China yesterday for the second time in a week. Trading...