B&Q stores owner Kingfisher missed forecasts for sales growth in its latest quarter, held back by the weak performance of its French businesses.
Thu, 16 May, 2019
Shares in Sweden’s H&M, the world’s second-biggest fashion retailer, fell after quarterly sales growth matched forecasts but failed to allay longer-term market concerns over margins and inventory.
Sat, 16 Mar, 2019
Shares in B&Q owner Kingfisher fell up to 5.8% yesterday, taking losses for the year to more than 30%, after it reported weak quarterly sales and said it would be pulling out of a number of European markets.
Thu, 22 Nov, 2018
Shares in H&M have risen after the fashion retailer reassured investors that it would not need to cut costs further to shift unsold clothing despite a bigger-than- expected 20% fall in quarterly profit.
Fri, 28 Sep, 2018
Retailer Marks & Spencer said improving profit margins and steady market share showed its struggling clothing business was on the mend, despite a 10% drop in annual earnings and sliding sales in the latest quarter.
Thu, 25 May, 2017
Next has lowered its sales forecast for the year, sending its shares plunging the most since the dot-com bubble burst in 2000, as slowing growth in consumers’ incomes threatens to hit spending at the UK clothing retailer.
Fri, 25 Mar, 2016
Australia's main national newspaper is facing a worldwide volley of criticism over an obituary calling the nation's most famous author "plain" and "overweight".
Sat, 31 Jan, 2015
Australian author Colleen McCullough, whose 1977 best-selling novel The Thorn Birds became a smash hit television miniseries, has died at the age of 77.
Fri, 30 Jan, 2015
Your guide on what to look out for on the box this evening.
Thu, 27 Feb, 2014
Police restrained Zimbabwe villagers from slaughtering and eating a giraffe that strayed into the outskirts of Harare, the official media reported today in a country suffering chronic food shortages.
Sat, 22 Sep, 2007
AN Irish movie is being tipped for Oscar nominations after sweeping the board at a prestigious American film festival.
A FILM shot entirely in Cork, featuring Hollywood stars Richard Chamberlain and Patrick Bergin, is to get its US premiere on September 19.
Fri, 07 Sep, 2007
TALKS to secure worldwide distribution rights for a movie shot in Cork are at an advanced stage following its premier in Cannes last week.
Wed, 30 May, 2007
OSCAR nominee Leonardo DiCaprio is in talks to star in a €30 million movie to be filmed in Ireland.
Thu, 15 Feb, 2007
THE operators of Kinsale’s new €35 million, 120-bedroom Carlton Hotel are targeting an initial 40,000 overnight guests in its first year of operation.
Fri, 15 Sep, 2006
HOLLYWOOD legends will hit the town tonight before getting down to work filming a new movie in Cork next week.
PATRICK BERGIN is the latest big Hollywood name to join the star-studded cast of a movie being shot in Cork later this month.
Fri, 08 Sep, 2006
HOLLYWOOD is heading for Cork — again.
Thu, 27 Jul, 2006
THE Hollywood scriptwriters are already lining up to pen the screen version of an audacious €54.75m heist uncovered in north-eastern Brazil.
Thu, 11 Aug, 2005
Thieves spent three months tunnelling under a busy city avenue in north-eastern Brazil to break into a Central Bank vault and pull off one of the world’s biggest robberies.
Wed, 10 Aug, 2005
The Daleks have been voted Britain’s most evil TV villains.
Thu, 16 Oct, 2003
Dr Kildare star Richard Chamberlain spoke for the first time today about being gay.
Fri, 30 May, 2003
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