Bad weather in the UK, problems in Germany, rising fuel prices and problems with its recent acquis...
Bad weather in the UK, problems in Germany, rising fuel prices and problems with its recent acquisition Rugby made 2000 a "year of transition" as the chief executive Stuart Walker said. The sale of DIY chain Great Mills bumped up the figures. However, measures taken both last year and this to continue streamlining the group should pay off in the long term regardless of the outlook for the global economy. Moreover, the fall in the share price last week makes the company look cheap in comparison to its competitors.
Third completed acquisition of 2018
March sales figures revealed
Three big drivers
No easy answers
Whatever the weather