Dr Clive Black is head of research at Shore Capital Stockbrokers.
Stories by this contributor.
05 Dec 2014
The big four will be saying “good riddance” to yet another year. That is the price of taking one’s customers for granted…
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…
10 Apr 2015
Complacency has changed the structure of the British grocery market and the discounters are now a firm part of its future
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?
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…
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…