Gold sales surge at the Royal Mint in the festive period

The gift of gold: Royal Mint saw a huge surge in precious metal sales in run-up to Christmas which could result in profits surge Royal Mint says 1g and 5g gold bar sales surged 53% during Christmas Turbulence in 2020 saw the popularity of both digital and physical gold go up Investors aged between 22 … Read more Gold sales surge at the Royal Mint in the festive period

Britons fall back in love with jam and marmalade during lockdown, sending sales of preserves soaring

Lockdown means more of us are tucking into toast for breakfast sending sales of jam and marmalade soaring Sales of preserves and spreads soared by £120million during lockdown Peanut butter was the biggest winner, in terms of growth in demand, followed by jam, honey, chocolate spread, yeast spread, marmalade and curd The figures are thought … Read more Britons fall back in love with jam and marmalade during lockdown, sending sales of preserves soaring

Britons fall back in love with jam and marmalade during lockdown, sending sales of preserves soaring

Lockdown means more of us are tucking into toast for breakfast sending sales of jam and marmalade soaring Sales of preserves and spreads soared by £120million during lockdown Peanut butter was the biggest winner, in terms of growth in demand, followed by jam, honey, chocolate spread, yeast spread, marmalade and curd The figures are thought … Read more Britons fall back in love with jam and marmalade during lockdown, sending sales of preserves soaring

New year sees housing sales soar, says Rightmove

Number of housing sales agreed so far this month up 9% on last year, as pent-up demand continues to filter through, according to Rightmove By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 00:01 GMT, 18 January 2021 | Updated: 00:01 GMT, 18 January 2021 The number of housing sales agreed so far this month is … Read more New year sees housing sales soar, says Rightmove

Sales of flats HALVE as housing market is crippled by fire risk fears brought on by Grenfell

Sales of flats HALVE as housing market is crippled by fire risk fears brought on by Grenfell cladding crisis Flat prices halved amid fears over cladding similar to that on Grenfell Tower  In September last year flat transactions also fell by around 5,600, or 48 per cent Earlier was revealed homeowners could face £40,000 bill … Read more Sales of flats HALVE as housing market is crippled by fire risk fears brought on by Grenfell

Sales of flats HALVE as housing market is crippled by fire risk fears brought on by Grenfell

Sales of flats HALVE as housing market is crippled by fire risk fears brought on by Grenfell cladding crisis Flat prices halved amid fears over cladding similar to that on Grenfell Tower  In September last year flat transactions also fell by around 5,600, or 48 per cent Earlier was revealed homeowners could face £40,000 bill … Read more Sales of flats HALVE as housing market is crippled by fire risk fears brought on by Grenfell

Wetherspoon set to announce sales plunge as lockdown forced bars to close over key Christmas period

Pub giant JD Wetherspoon is set to announce a dramatic sales slump over the key Christmas period after being impacted by coronavirus restrictions. Investors in the pub group will be keen to see the full extent of the impact of November’s lockdown in England as well as tighter tiered restrictions in December when it posts … Read more Wetherspoon set to announce sales plunge as lockdown forced bars to close over key Christmas period

MARKET REPORT: Taylor Wimpey’s shares lift 2.5% as it forecasts ‘robust house sales’ for 2021 

MARKET REPORT: Taylor Wimpey’s shares lift 2.5% as it forecasts ‘robust house sales’ for 2021 By Matt Oliver City Correspondent For The Daily Mail Shares in housebuilder Taylor Wimpey rose after the firm said it expects UK sales to remain ‘robust’ this year.  In a bullish trading update, the company said it was on track … Read more MARKET REPORT: Taylor Wimpey’s shares lift 2.5% as it forecasts ‘robust house sales’ for 2021 

Halfords benefits from lockdown cycle boom with bike sales up 34%

Halfords benefits from lockdown cycle boom with bike sales up 34% By City & Finance Reporter for the Daily Mail Published: 21:45 GMT, 14 January 2021 | Updated: 21:45 GMT, 14 January 2021 Halfords has benefited from a lockdown cycle boom with bike sales up from last year Halfords has benefited from a lockdown cycle … Read more Halfords benefits from lockdown cycle boom with bike sales up 34%

Lockdowns to wipe £1bn off Primark sales… but Boohoo booms

Lockdowns to wipe £1bn off Primark sales… but Boohoo booms as internet shoppers stock up on casualwear Boohoo enjoyed a bumper Christmas but Primark suffered as stores closed Primark’s refusal down the years to move online looks like a grave error  Boohoo generated £661 million in sales in the four months to December 31  By … Read more Lockdowns to wipe £1bn off Primark sales… but Boohoo booms