David Burrows

For more than 25-years, Dave has written for a wide range of newspapers and broadcasters including The Times, The Financial Times, The Independent, The Wall Street Journal, Reuters and Sky News. Previously nominated as National Financial Media Journalist of the Year, Dave specialises in investment features and business profiles.

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Melrose ups the ante in pursuit of GKN

Manufacturing turnaround specialist Melrose plans to meet GKN shareholders to convince them of the benefits of its £7bn takeover offer, rejected by GKN management last week.

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Premier Foods
Premier Foods plays down potential sale of Batchelors'

Premier Foods has played down media reports that it is close to a deal to sell its Batchelors' brand to Nissin Foods.

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Carrefour shares rise on back of online fashion deal

Shares in Carrefour rose following the European supermarket retailer’s agreement to buy 17% online fashion retailer Showroomprive.com for £70.4m, from Steinhoff-owned furniture chain Conforama.

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Market bullish on B&M after record Xmas trading

B&M, the bargain retailer, saw its share price rise almost 3% in early morning trading on the back of record Christmas trading numbers.

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Lighthouse Group
Lighthouse Group expects improved pre-tax profits

Lighthouse Group, the AIM-listed the national financial adviser expects to report revenue, EBITDA and profit before taxation ahead of market expectations for the year to end of December.

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Mitchells & Butlers
Decent Xmas trading for Mitchells & Butlers but brokers cautious

Pub and restaurant operator Mitchells & Butlers reveals that strong trading levels through the core three-week festive season was strong, with like-for-like sales growth of 3.9%.

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No sulking from Boohoo as Xmas revenues raise a smile

Online clothing retailer boohoo.com reports record revenues for all brands in a highly successful four-month trading period including Christmas.

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Car plant
Services companies enjoy better Q3 profits than manufacturing firms

Latest figures from the Office of National Statistics show that UK manufacturing companies' profitability fell in the third quarter 2017 whilst those of services companies increased by 2.5%.

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House of Fraser
Little cheer for House of Fraser over Xmas sales period

There was not much festive cheer for House of Fraser as the UK department store saw sales slump 2.9% in the run up to Christmas.

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Card Factory
Share price slump as Card Factory feels impact of cost pressures

Card Factory shares fell sharply early morning – down 18.2% to 231.12 following the greeting card retailers latest trading update.

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Supportive Govt policy boost to Barratt first half numbers

UK housebuilder Barratt Developments has delivered a strong first half performance, with good customer demand driven by a positive market backdrop.

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John Lewis
Strong Xmas sales for John Lewis but tough times ahead

Retailer John Lewis has reported strong Xmas sales but warns of volatile year with exchange rate blamed for higher costs and squeezed margins.

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Bitcoin prices slide as South Korea plans crypto trading ban

The South Korean government plans to ban cryptocurrency trading, has sent bitcoin prices plummeting.

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FCA concerns over CFDs send provider shares down

There are “areas of serious concern” in the UK’s contracts for differences (CFDs) market, according to the UK’s financial watchdog following its latest review of the sector.

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Marshalls reports good numbers after CPM acquisition

Marshalls, the manufacturer of natural stone and concrete landscaping products, reports group revenue up 8% to £430m for the year to end of December 2017.

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