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Retail sales on the rise again

Published on November 5th, 2013 | by The GC Team

UK retail sales rose in October after a slowdown in September, providing retailers with an encouraging pre-Christmas pick up. The BRC today reported that sales grew 0.8% on a like-for-like basis and 2.6% on a total ... Read More


WOOX Innovations appoints leader for UK & Ireland

Published on November 4th, 2013 | by The GC Team

Ian Bywater has been appointed Market Leader for the UK & Ireland at WOOX Innovations, a standalone subsidiary of Philips which was established following the Dutch company’s move to terminate its agreement with Funai for the ... Read More


Fagor Electrodomésticos heading for bankruptcy?

Published on November 1st, 2013 | by The GC Team

Reports from the Eurozone suggest that the future of Spanish white goods manufacturer Fagor Electrodomésticos is looking increasingly uncertain, as its parent company, the Basque co-operative Mondragón, has said it cannot rescue the group. Fagor Electrodomésticos ... Read More


Sony cuts full-year profit forecast by 40%

Published on October 31st, 2013 | by The GC Team

Sony today cut its full-year profit forecast by 40%, stating that it expects to make a net profit of ¥30 billion in the financial year to 31 March 2014, down from the ¥50 billion forecast in ... Read More


Sharp posts Q2 net profit

Published on October 31st, 2013 | by The GC Team

Sharp has posted a second-quarter net profit of ¥13.6 billion, against a ¥17.9 billion loss in the first three months of its fiscal year. The company reported a tenfold rise in comparable operating profit, from ¥3 ... Read More

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