Clive Black

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Dr Clive Black is head of research at Shore Capital Stockbrokers.

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  • A land of milk and no money Subscription

    18 Aug 2012

    Tempers have been flaring across pastoral Britain as farmers, far from a radical bunch in the main…

  • Aldi and Lidl are major opportunity for brands Subscription

    21 Jun 2014

    In the Valleys what the lads mean for the props may be a discussion about forwards and backs…

  • Aldi: why is it doing so well? Subscription

    29 Sep 2013

    Aldi has been trading in the UK for nearly 20 years. In the last three or four it has delivered phenomenal sales growth…

  • An idle Adjudicator must go Subscription

    26 May 2012

    Given the structural issues facing the British economy, it is surprising that the government sees fit to prioritise a Grocery Adjudicator Bill in the Queen’s Speech.

  • An uplifting harvest Subscription

    01 Sep 2013

    How different this green and pleasant land is in 2013 compared with last year, with its perpetual deluges…

  • Big four supermarkets' plight can be exploited

    26 Apr 2014

    We struggle to recall when each of the big four all lost market share on such a sustained basis…

  • Brand Match vs Price Promise Subscription

    23 Nov 2013

    Sainsbury’s has taken considerable umbrage at the decision by the ASA to ignore its complaints surrounding Tesco’s Price P…

  • Bratislavans want bargains, too Subscription

    09 Jul 2011

    That’s why Tesco is shipping from the UK rather than paying Continental prices, says Dr Clive Black

  • Can Britain remain a nation of shopkeepers? Subscription

    16 Feb 2013

    Is Britain still a nation of shopkeepers? For the third year in a row, we have seen a plethora of shop closures…

  • Can we expect a little quiet on the farming front? Subscription

    13 Apr 2013

    Could 2013 be a ‘quieter’ one for all those involved in and depending on the output of arable farming?…

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