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Friday 30 September 2016 loc: GB

Finance

Sainsbury’s sales slip over first half

Sainsbury’s saw trading slip in the first half of the year, with retail sales down 0.4% in the 16 weeks to 24 September.

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 No Comments »

Diageo on track for good performance, CEO says

Diageo has reported a good start to its financial year on the back of the momentum it created last year, its chief executive has said.

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Morrison reports positive progress, despite flat turnover

UK multiple Morrisons has reported flat turnover in the first half of the year, despite the stabilisation of like-for-like sales in the six months to 31 July.

Thursday, September 15th, 2016 No Comments »

US spirits company snaps up UK whisky business

One of America’s largest private distillers, The Sazerac Company, has snapped up one of the UK’s “most exclusive” spirits businesses, The Last Drop Distillers.

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 No Comments »

US and Spain boost Pernod Ricard’s growth

Acceleration in the USA and Spain helped boost Pernod Ricard’s annual sales by 2%, it announced this morning, with Jameson and Ballantine’s offsetting flat growth across some of its top 14 spirits brands.

Thursday, September 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Wal-Mart reaffirms commitment to Asda amid falling sales

Falling footfall at Asda has contributed to a 7.5% drop in sales, the UK retailer’s parent company reported, but it said it remained committed to turning around the business.

Friday, August 19th, 2016 No Comments »

Treasury Wine Estates’ profits more than double

Treasury Wine Estates’ full-year net profits have more than doubled compared to last year, with its business said to be accelerating in all regions, according to its full year 2016 results.

Thursday, August 18th, 2016 1 Comment »

Accolade Wines moves closer to listing

The owner of Accolade Wines has confirmed its intent to offload its majority interest in the wine giant as it moves towards an initial public offering on the Stock Exchange

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016 No Comments »

Conviviality md joins board

Conviviality has appointed new md David Robinson, who joined the company from Home Retail Group last month, to the board of directors.

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Brexit ‘not a big deal for us’ says Diageo chief

Brexit “is not a big deal” for Diageo, according to its chief executive, who believes there will be benefits if the transition is approached in the right way.

Friday, July 29th, 2016 No Comments »

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