Ted baker, the British designer brand, has reported a rise of 14.9 percent in its revenues for the year ended January 28, 2012 at £215.6 million, compared to £187.7 million in the previous year. The group's profit before tax increased by 0.1 percent to £24.3 million and basic earnings per share rose by 1.7 percent to 42.2 pence.
Kingfisher, the home improvement retailer is keen on to re-position its business as the industry leader and expects to deliver FY profits in line with analysts' expectations for the year ended January 28, 2012 on Thursday.
Cairn Energy, the independent oil, gas exploration and production company has reported a record profit after tax of $4.6 billion for the year ended 31 December, 2011 with a cash balance of $4.7 billion.
Debenhams, the leading multi-channel retailer, has reported an increase of 1.4% in its H1 gross transactions, mainly driven by the successful winter sale as well as an encouraging start to the new season.
J Sainsbury, the retailing and financial services and property investment group, expects customers to spend cautiously in 2012, particularly in first half of the year. Although the short term remains challenging, key events later in the year, such as the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games provide opportunities for growth.
Mears Group, a holding company engaged in the provision of a range of outsourced services to the public and private sectors, is delivering a strategy that will join its leadership within the developed markets of social housing and care.
Berkeley Group, the residential-led property developer is well placed to double its profits before tax around £220 million by 30 April 2013, two years earlier than originally planned and to enhance the value of its land bank to £3 billion by April 2015.
Cairn Energy, the independent oil, gas exploration and production company is excited by the potential of its multi-basin acreage in Greenland offers and the management team is focused on accessing new opportunities that provide material growth for the company and its stakeholders.
Debenhams, the seller of fashion clothing, accessories, cosmetics and products, expects to benefit from lower input prices in the H2 of FY 2012. Britain's No. 2 department store group is scheduled to release its H1 trading update on Tuesday.
Britain's slow and steady economic growth helps it in avoiding recession, followed by upbeat data and last week's Greek debt restructuring. The Bank of England holds its asset purchase programme at £325 billion, as economists predicted 0.2 per cent growth in the current quarter.
EMIS Group Plc, the UK's leading supplier of clinical software and related services, has reported a total revenue of £73.2 million for the year ended 31 December 2011, up £61.9 million in 2010 and EPS from continuing operations at 28.71 pence as compared to 23.31 pence in 2010.
Tullow Oil, an independent oil and gas company, announced that it has successfully encountered oil in very good quality sandstone reservoirs in the Enyenra-4A appraisal well, in the Deepwater Tano licence offshore Ghana.
The Berkeley Group Holdings, known for its savvy London land purchases, is confident of its ability to meet its targets, buoyed by a pipeline of forward sales that grew 15.2 percent in the six months to October 31, 2011. The group is scheduled to release its interim management statement on March 19, 2012.
Britain's household goods retailer, Home Retail Group, focuses on robust cost management along with cash positions due to ongoing uncertainty surrounding the UK economy. It will also prioritise its investment in the ongoing development of its multi-channel capabilities.
Aegis group, the marketing services company in the areas of media communications and market research, expects the environment to remain competitive but it remains well positioned to make continued progress.
Premier Farnell, a multi-channel service distributor of information products and technology solutions, is confident that its strategy will deliver sustainable and profitable growth across the economic and product cycles and is scheduled to release its 2011 Q4 earnings on Thursday.
SIG, a leading distributor of specialist building products in Europe, expects to continue to gain market share from the branches opened in recent years, but also from other growth initiatives, in spite of weak macroeconomic outlook for the UK and mainland Europe.
Close Brothers Group, a specialist financial services company, has reported that its adjusted operating profits for the six months to 31 January, 2012 were broadly unchanged at £63 million due to the difficult economic and financial market uncertainty for securities.