Next’s store sales and profits keep falling

Image copyright Reuters Next says annual profits at its High Street stores have fallen by just over 20%, while online profits jumped by nearly 14%. Sales in its stores fell nearly 8% to £1.95bn, while…


Housebuilder Persimmon’s profits top £1bn

Image copyright Reuters Housebuilder Persimmon has reported annual profits of £1.091bn and named Dave Jenkinson as chief executive after last year’s row over his predecessor. The firm’s previous chief executive, Jeff Fairburn, left last year…

Northern: Rail firm receives extra £11m subsidy as profits fall

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Northern has faced intense criticism from passengers over delays and the ongoing industrial action by the RMT union The RMT union has criticised the government’s decision to pay Northern…

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