Robert and Richard Hodges, part of the Hodges flooring and carpeting dynasty, have bought troubled retailer Floors-2-Go from administrator Kroll for an undisclosed sum.
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Sales have plummeted. Margins are under pressure. It has a net debt of £124m and a pension deficit of £48.2m. But ailing British retailer Woolworths has still rejected a takeover bid from potential knight-in-shining-armour Malcolm Walker, the entrepreneur behind the Iceland frozen-food chain.
CEO of London Calling Julia Moir-Jones is not downcast by the British Chambers of Commerce’s prediction that the UK is headed for recession. Why? Because last time round, her business fared better than ever.
Mark Robinson opened his first shoe store – Lanson Running – in Kingston last year but future expansion will be in cyberspace, rather than with “real shops”.
The week begins with a grim warning from the British Chambers of Commerce that UK businesses face two years of tough conditions and that imminent recession is a "distinct possibility." Here’s its prognosis.