Dr Clive Black is head of research at Shore Capital Stockbrokers.
Stories by this contributor.
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…
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
25 Nov 2015
”The FSA deserves credit for the way it has gone about seeking to tackle the serious issue of campylobacter”
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.
Get ready for the return of inflation Subscription
07 Jan 2016
From the high economic skies we see a Britain that continues to grow quite robustly, circa 2% GDP
11 Sep 2014
The horsemeat scandal was a dark moment for the British food industry, and the meat industry in particular…
How will Black Friday evolve? Subscription
04 Feb 2016
Black Friday poses opportunities for grocers in that it is an event that can provide a basis to sell complementary product
Is food speculation a good thing? Subscription
31 Mar 2012
Spring is in the air and the speculative season for soft commodities begins. It’s not just farmers, flour buyers, grain importers and bakers watching the crop reports with interest.
Is Iceland about to melt away? Subscription
14 May 2011
If Malcolm Walker and co decide not to buy Iceland, it could well disappear.
Is Ocado playing with fire talking to Morrisons? Subscription
12 May 2013
Morrisons’ talks with Ocado raise questions about Morrisons’ capabilities and Ocado’s business model.