Dr Clive Black is head of research at Shore Capital Stockbrokers.
Stories by this contributor.
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?…
Dancing around the handbags Subscription
29 Oct 2011
The Big Price Drop initiative is not radical enough to herald a price war, says Dr Clive Black
Developments may leave investors worse off Subscription
28 Apr 2012
The UK supermarket industry has entered a phase of development where existing stores are the battlefield.
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…
07 Jan 2012
For all the uncertainty, there are still major opportunities to be grasped.
Farming after EU exit - what would happen? Subscription
09 Jun 2013
There remains much chatter about the UK possibly leaving the EU…
Fears for Morrisons figures Subscription
23 Jun 2012
Sir Kenneth Morrison CBE is one of the world’s greatest grocers. When he speaks, people listen…
Food lags behind on growth Subscription
28 Oct 2013
Much of the talk from economic commentators is that the economy is back in growth and about to take off…
Get ready for the big VAT debate Subscription
29 Aug 2009
The Grocer has been championing the need for a more sensible timetable to the return of VAT to prior rate levels.