Reach Plc , publisher of Britain's Daily Mirror newspaper, reported a rise in digital revenue on Friday and said it had quit plans to bid on assets of JPI Media, publisher of the i newspaper, The Scotsman and other titles.
Nov 29 Reach Plc, publisher of Britain's
Daily Mirror newspaper, reported a rise in digital revenue on
Friday and said it had quit plans to bid on assets of JPI Media,
publisher of the i newspaper, The Scotsman and other titles.
Mitchells & Butlers delivered slightly better-than-expected full-year profits on Wednesday as strong sales for both food and drinks offset rising costs, sending the restaurant and pub operator's shares to multi-year highs.
* Shares hit a 4-1/2-year high after FY results beat
(Adds shares, CEO comments on wages, Brexit plans)
Carpetright said it has agreed to be taken private by its largest shareholder, Meditor, in a deal to rescue Britain's biggest floor coverings retailer and pay down debt.
* Stock rises 14%; Crashed 50% on initial offer of same
(Recasts; adds analyst comment, shares, details)
Premier Foods will launch a new range of mince pies, cherry bakewells and fruit pies packaged as Mr Kipling mini cakes ahead of Christmas, after a relaunch of the popular sweet treats brand helped it bounce back to profit.
* Cuts debt; shares jump 10%
(Adds CEO comment, shares, background)
Holiday Inn-owner InterContinental Hotels Group blamed lower business bookings in China and Hong Kong protests for a 0.8% fall in third-quarter revenue per room on Friday, the latest company to be pinched by weaker global travel.
Domino's Pizza Group Plc , Britain's biggest pizza delivery company, on Thursday said it would quit its loss-making international operations, sending shares higher in early trade.