Dr Clive Black is head of research at Shore Capital Stockbrokers.
Stories by this contributor.
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.
Is online shopping penalising the poor? Subscription
15 Sep 2012
We were struck by a comment from Morrisons CEO Dalton Philips at the group’s meeting for analysts…
Is the space race really over? Subscription
24 May 2014
First Tesco announced it was cutting its store-opening programme down to a bare minimum of convenience and dark stores…
Is the tunnel in sight, if not the light? Subscription
03 Mar 2012
The new year has brought disappointment in financial markets with downgrades to profit expectations - not just for Tesco…
20 Jul 2014
Sainsbury’s decision to enter the British Limited Assortment Discount (LAD) market came as quite a surprise…
Our organic food is in a quandary Subscription
01 Oct 2011
But it needn’t be – the movement just needs to play more to its strengths, says Dr Clive Black
Predictions for next year: expect a stronger 2014 Subscription
23 Dec 2013
The supermarkets are battling with a very low tide of activity as Christmas 2013 approaches…
Rainy days for food inflation Subscription
21 Jul 2012
The definition of ‘summer’ may have permanently changed in Britain with yet another inclement July…
18 Apr 2009
Forget the headlines - the industry's margins and returns are too low to justify a price war, says Dr Clive Black