Archive | July, 2011

Growth isn’t always what is says on the tin

The shock non-Murdoch news this week is that inflation appears to have fallen. The CPI rate is down from 4.5% to 4.2%. Most analysts would say the culprits are retailers (especially in electronics) thanks to their prevalent early summer sales, but it helps Mervyn King and his posse keep interest rates where they are, which […]

Superdry adds a showpiece

Superdry are one of the darlings of the UK high street. The City loves their stratospheric growth rate and they don’t plan on slowing. They’ve announced a flagship store on London’s Regent Street that’ll be a 59,000 sq ft international showpiece opening towards the end of the financial year. These guys are playing hardball. They […]