Green is playing to win with M&S bid
- Carbon footprints in your business. // Supply Management;3/29/2007, Vol. 12 Issue 7, p35
The article reports on the benefits that businesses can get from responsible procurement. Tesco and Marks & Spencer pledged to become carbon neutral by making sure their activities will not result in a net increase of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Carbon footprints affect the role of...
- Green invasion can spark real M&S revival. Smith, Craig // Marketing (00253650);6/3/2004, p28
Marks & Spencer (M&S) PLC outlines its plans to revive its recovery. Two days later Philip Green's ambitions to take over M&S are revived through Revival Acquisitions. When word leaked out that Bhs and Arcadia boss was ready to make another bid, having been rebuffed in 1999, M&S' share price...
- Green Interest, New CEO Boost M&S Share Value. Conti, Samantha // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;6/2/2004, Vol. 187 Issue 114, p8
Reports on the contribution of the appointment of executive Stuart Rose to the increase of the share value of Marks & Spencer PLC in the London Stock Exchange in Great Britain as of June 2, 2004. Plans of retail entrepreneur Philip Green in bidding for the retailer; Career background of Rose;...
- the business. Hosking, Patrick // New Statesman;7/26/2004, Vol. 133 Issue 4698, p35
Comments on British business. Ten reasons to cheer the victory of Marks & Spencer over Philip Green; Discussion of the investment fad, venture-capital trusts; The relentless advertising and junk mail sent out by banks.
- M&S Shares Under Scrutiny. Conti, Samantha // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;6/24/2004, Vol. 187 Issue 131, p8
Reports on the investigation by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) in Great Britain into trading in Marks & Spencer's stock shares prior to the announcement of businessman Philip Green in late May 2004 that he planned to bid for the company. Investors and officials of the company targeted by...
- Kingfisher falls while M&S rises. Friars, Austin // Cabinet Maker;10/14/2005, Issue 5460, p6
Reports on the performance of various furniture retailers in the stock market in Great Britain. Amount of pre-tax loss of the House of Fraser PLC; Percentage of decrease in share price for Marks & Spencer Group PLC; Increase in margins for leather furniture.
- Argos boost lifts GUS by 13p. Friars, Austin // Cabinet Maker;10/27/2000, Issue 5211, p6
Presents a table of stock performance of Great Britain-based furniture retailers and manufacturers as of October 27, 2000. Increase in profit margins of GUS; Drop in Silentnight Holdings' share price; Disappointment of analysts with Marks and Spencer.
- Retailers see falls as Swedes recover. Friars, Austin // Cabinet Maker;6/10/2005, Issue 5442, p6
Focuses on the stock exchange performance of furniture companies in Great Britain. Percentage of decrease in sales at Morgan Stanley and Co. Inc.; Decrease in pre-tax profits at Marks & Spencer Group PLC; Improvement in Nobia's shares.
- Ups and downs of shares hit by bid talks. Friars, Austin // Cabinet Maker;6/11/2004, Issue 5392, p7
Reports stocks performance of several companies in the furniture industry and trade hit by bid talks in Great Britain. Estimates of fantasists on the value of shares for retail store chain, MFI Group PLC; Stock price of Kingfisher PLC for the first quarter of 2004; Range in the share prices of...