Courts drops sell-off to pursue regional plans
- 'No offer' says Courts. // Cabinet Maker;4/2/2004, Issue 5382, p5
Reports that Courts has insisted that it has received no approaches for any of its businesses. Response to an article in "The Times" that claimed Steven Cohen, Courts UK md was preparing an offer for its British operation; Venture capital firms approached by Cohen to secure finding for the...
- Help Someone in Need of Helpin'. Sutherland, Paul H. // Spirituality & Health;May/Jun2012, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p92
The article presents questions and answers related to personal finance including what can a mother with two children and two part-time jobs do to help the world, whether one who has a ruined credit score will be without a car and a home, and whether selling a home is the right option for a...
- There's Time To Change. Haaz, Mort // Gifts & Decorative Accessories;Jun99, Vol. 100 Issue 6, p33
Discusses the importance of the open-to-buy system for retailers. Old adage in retailing; Steps in the open-to-buy process; Two factors that control open-to-buy system.
- the GOLDEN egg. Sandlund, Chris // Entrepreneur;May2002, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p44
Discusses the evolution of entrepreneurship in the U.S. since the 1970s. Incentives of the Revenue Act of 1978 and the 1978 Employee Retirement Income Security Act; Emergence of venture capital; Opportunities from consumer credit in the 1980s.
- In-store credit set for uptake boost. // Cabinet Maker;11/18/2005, Issue 5465, p5
Contends on the proposed introduction of annual fees for credit cards in Great Britain. Advantages of the proposal for retail finance houses; Claim of retailers that the proposal could do further damage to consumer confidence; Speculations on the impact of the proposal on furniture retail.
- European consumer credit: point of sale finance makes up a third of market. // MarketWatch: Financial Services;Jan2006, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p14
The article presents information related to the consumer credit industry in Europe. In western Europe, the unsecured personal loans constitute the major portion of the consumer finance market. Over the years, point of sale motor and retail finance has emerged as a major player in the consumer...
- Accounts to close. // Cabinet Maker;06/25/99, Issue 5143, p2
Discloses consumer credit provider First National Tricity Financial's plan to close its accounts with retailers with less than 200,000 pounds worth of annual credit sales by August 1999.
- Credit where it's due. Hemsley, Steve // Cabinet Maker;01/08/99, Issue 5120, p12
Reports on a retail finance trend in Great Britain wherein the emphasis is more on packages that offer better value for money instead of long-term credit deals. NatWest Group's sale of its Lombard Tricity Finance (LTF) subsidiary to Abbey National's First National credit operation; Impact of...
- SECTION 75. Evans, Hugh; Vernor, Jeff // Credit Management;Jun2006, p26
The article presents information on a landmark decision in which the Court of Appeal has reversed an earlier judgment and determined that the liability that section 75 of the Consumer Credit Act 1974 imposes upon credit card issuers applies to transactions made abroad, as well as to those made...