Can Tesco deliver its acquisition of Booker?

It is quite rare in today’s M&A world that a deal is announced which catches the competitors of the instigating company unaware, but late last week such a deal occurred.

Sainsbury’s fast tracks its click & collect order for Argos

After a year of speculation, the Home Retail Group (Argos to you and me) saw the wrangling for its ownership finally take a clearer direction on Friday, when J Sainsbury Plc tabled a £1.1bn offer for the UK-based general merchandise retailer.

The Indian Tiger Economy becomes fair game for supermarket giants

I can foresee the first rumours breaking imminently

Tesco turning Japanese no longer

It remains to be seen who will come forward with their Clubcard to purchase the Japanese business.

The ongoing rehabilitation of Northern Rock

Imagine the irony if within the next year Northern Rock ended up a public company once again.