Dr Clive Black is head of research at Shore Capital Stockbrokers.
Stories by this contributor.
What prospects now for the supermarkets? Subscription
02 Oct 2015
Clive Black of Shore Capital warns investors to be patient
Aldi flies the Union flag for Rio Olympics Subscription
02 Sep 2015
Will Aldi’s sponsorship of British athletics prompt other retailers to start shouting more about their British credentials?
Milk protests: Sympathy works two ways Subscription
10 Aug 2015
Instead of lashing out at supermarkets, dairy farmers need careful, balanced analysis of their situation
Food price deflation will ease at best Subscription
29 Jul 2015
British food is grappling with deflation, which has been part of the trading scene for all of 2015
04 Jul 2015
Non-protected government spending is set to be substantially cut as budgetary policy seeks balance…
05 Jun 2015
What prospects now for the UK consumer economy and the big supermarkets after a general election that surprised the pollsters?
10 Apr 2015
Complacency has changed the structure of the British grocery market and the discounters are now a firm part of its future
Discounters force SKU hierarchy reappraisal Subscription
16 Mar 2015
Private-label development in the UK has been characterised for some years now by the ‘good, better, best’ hierarchy…
There's light at the end of the grocery tunnel Subscription
14 Feb 2015
After about four years of perpetual gloom and doom for the British superstore scene…
19 Jan 2015
We feel pretty confident in asserting 2015 will be a very good year for shoppers, at least the first half of it…