Category: Finance & markets
You can’t give her that!’ she screamed. ‘It’s not safe!’ IT’S A SWORD, said the Hogfather. THEY’RE NOT MEANT TO BE SAFE. ‘She’s a child!’ shouted Crumley. ‘ IT’S EDUCATIONAL. What if she cuts herself?’ THAT WILL BE AN IMPORTANT LESSON. CVAs on the rise… So says Terry Pratchett in Hogfather — and he has…
Many public companies, in search of forever-growth, have walked said path. Recent examples include Tesco’s c£250m profit misstatement in 2014, Restaurant Group’s profit warnings in 2016, and, most recently, Dignity’s slightly undignified tumble…
It’s tough out there — the data says so. Coffer Peach shows a flat summer followed by a negative September (LfL sales -0.9%, inflation +2.7%). Surprises: London underperformance (-1.6% vs. -0.7% in the regions) and restaurants faring worse than pubs (given the wetter, colder weather).
A desperate situation?
Film is (or has been) a proxy for Leisure Park attendances.
But data from the US shows both production and demand wilting.
It had been hoped that rebooting 70s classic would revitalise the industry.
In 2016 we experienced a remarkably warm September with a mean temperature across the UK of 14.6°C, up 2.0°C on the average. September 2017 was 12.6°C on average, a whole 2.0°C lower than last year. What effect could this change have had on the market?