The rise of the “MAMIL” helps Rapha in the next phase of its sportive

Surely no one can have failed to notice the increasing presence of cyclists on our roads over the last few years, a trend which is mirrored by M&A activity in the cycling sector.

Deals that I now completely understand and can relate to!

My move into the world of mobile payments this week appears to mirror an increasing level of M&A interest in this area.

A good first half of the year, despite everything

The fact that global M&A activity has remained remarkably robust in H1 2017 shows that despite ongoing geopolitical turbulence the M&A juggernaut continues to roll on.

Amazon & Whole Foods Market deliver a big surprise

Friday’s announcement that Amazon is to acquire Whole Foods Market will have traditional grocery retail chains watching with interest and some trepidation.

Struggling fashion chains to be offered in a half-price summer sale?

Everyone knows that if you are prepared to wait towards the end of a season you get the latest fashions at a discounted price, and in the case of struggling fashion chains Coast, Oasis and Warehouse, business seems to be imitating life with the reported reduction in price that potential buyer, Edinburgh Woollen Mill (EWM) is considering offering.