Market Analysis

14 Jan

I was very sad, but not surprised to hear that Sir Andy Murray, in a very emotional and highly-charged interview, given to the press in Australia, all but announced his retirement from tennis sometime this year. I suspect, because of the excruciating pain he suffers from his hip, it will be sooner rather than later. ...Read More

10 Jan

I shudder to think what proportion of my disposable income I have spent at M&S over the last 40 years. It would be very significant. I would hazard a guess that it might be as high as about 8% and probably more than that 30 years ago, when I was not pear-shaped and at a time when M&S’S fashions were great and affordable. ...Read More

08 Jan

Many of you have been watching markets for many years.  Therefore, you will recall when the redoubtable and ebullient Sir Ken Morrison first made overtures to buy Safeway in 2004.  This was a bold move. Morrison was a Bradford based supermarket, which had no presence south of the Trent. ...Read More

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David Buik

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