Nick Bubb

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Nick Bubb said ( about Daily ) : “McColl’s Morrisons Daily stores continue to deliver strong performance post-rollout, fortunately, and the company’s banks remain ‘supportive’, but shareholders who stumped up £30m-£35m in emergency funding back in August may not be so happy” External link

guardian Wednesday, November 17, 2021 6:47:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “287p is a great price, given the supply chain problems of the supermarket industry and the fact that Morrisons was stuck at 170p-180p for several years” External link

standard Tuesday, October 19, 2021 7:28:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “After the recent shocks from Boohoo, AO and In the Style etc and the share price pressure on THG, Made.com and Moonpig etc, online retailer shareholders will be disturbed to hear that ASOS have thrown the proverbial cat amongst the pigeons with the shock news that Beighton is stepping down” External link

standard Monday, October 11, 2021 3:07:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "It is a surprise that losses actually increased slightly, given new customer acquisition costs, but investors will be reassured to hear that sales are still increasing" External link

heart Friday, June 11, 2021 3:26:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “It is a surprise that losses actually increased slightly, given new customer acquisition costs, but investors will be reassured to hear that sales are still increasing” External link

standard Friday, June 11, 2021 2:06:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “It is a surprise that losses actually increased slightly, given new customer acquisition costs, but investors will be reassured to hear that sales are still increasing” External link

thecourier Friday, June 11, 2021 12:31:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “It is a surprise that losses actually increased slightly, given new customer acquisition costs, but investors will be reassured to hear that sales are still increasing” External link

independent-UK Friday, June 11, 2021 11:38:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “It is a surprise that losses actually increased slightly, given new customer acquisition costs, but investors will be reassured to hear that sales are still increasing” External link

pressandjournal Friday, June 11, 2021 11:32:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “It is a surprise that losses actually increased slightly, given new customer acquisition costs, but investors will be reassured to hear that sales are still increasing” External link

independent-ie Friday, June 11, 2021 11:26:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “If he wanted to leave as he didn’t get the top job it is unclear to me why he merited such a large pay off,” External link

guardian Friday, April 23, 2021 4:51:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “You would have thought that management would by now have had the foresight to start to develop an Online alternative for its shoppers, ahead of the next lockdown” External link

standard Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb says : “He is enough of a gambler to try to throw good money after bad and buy Debenhams if he can get it for peanuts and then slash the cost base,” “I would not rule out a move” External link

telegraph Thursday, August 6, 2020 2:16:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “A renewed lockdown would be bad news for the already hard-pressed UK clothing manufacturing and footwear industries based in Leicester” External link

standard Monday, June 29, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “Investors will not be happy to hear that the loss for y/e March is expected to be slightly higher than expected, because of gross margin pressure, but they should be reassured by the 62% sales growth achieved over the last two months and by the news that the company has the cash resources to withstand the current crisis” External link

standard Tuesday, June 9, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “It looks like a massive U-turn by Primark, after the outcry over its brutal treatment of Bangladeshi suppliers. Investors should be pleased that Primark is doing the right thing and not screwing its suppliers” External link

standard Monday, April 20, 2020 2:51:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said ( about John Lewis ) : “The John Lewis Partnership can’t afford to pay a same-again 3% [which was down from 5% in 2017-18], but it would be pointless to pay only 1%, so the effective choice is between 0% and 2%. It’s a tough call,” External link

guardian Monday, March 2, 2020 4:49:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "We look forward to Hammerson explaining next week why the rest of its portfolio shouldn't be subject to a 22% asset value discount," External link

bbc Friday, February 21, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb wrote : "Zano was one of the nicest guys anyone could ever hope to meet and a strong, reliable and wonderful team mate," External link

msn-uk Saturday, January 4, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb wrote : "Zano was one of the nicest guys anyone could ever hope to meet and a strong, reliable and wonderful team mate," External link

heart Saturday, January 4, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb wrote : "Zano was one of the nicest guys anyone could ever hope to meet and a strong, reliable and wonderful team mate," External link

skynews Saturday, January 4, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said ( about Jane Norman ) : “Jane Norman was doing relatively well six to 12 months ago. What we’re seeing now is companies you wouldn’t have expected to be in trouble, struggling. The combination of falling sales and rising rents is proving tough” External link

themirror Monday, December 30, 2019 10:16:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said ( about Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer ) : “The top lawyers Freshfields have been brought in to lead an independent inquiry into the issue, which leaves the credibility of the new management team and its control systems wearing dangerously thin” External link

standard Monday, December 2, 2019 3:23:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “Weak footfall may be a problem for many High Street retailers, but Greggs is having no problem in pulling in customers and today’s unscheduled update flags that the business is still on a roll” External link

cityam Monday, November 11, 2019 11:21:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “Given the natural business they get every year from the birth rate and wealthy grandparents it’s all a bit of a tragedy, but Amazon must have taken a big chunk of the market” External link

standard Monday, November 4, 2019 2:49:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said ( about Ken Murphy ) : "the bigger question is why Tesco overlooked an array of internal candidates for the new CEO position, and has gone outside and appointed Ken Murphy from Boots" External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 3, 2019 4:58:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb said ( about Ken Murphy ) : “The bigger question is why Tesco overlooked an array of internal candidates for the new chief executive position and have gone outside and appointed Ken Murphy from Boots (aka Ken who?) as the new Tesco boss” External link

cityam Wednesday, October 2, 2019 3:42:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “The JD Sports share price has had an extraordinarily good run, propelling the market cap of the group over the £6bn mark, but there is no sign of the growth slowing down” External link

cityam Tuesday, September 10, 2019 10:31:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb said ( about Melanie Smith ) : "The only real surprise is the news that the MD Lawrence Hene is not staying with the business and is moving back to Ocado and that the Ocado Retail business will now be run by the M&S strategy director, the ex-McKinsey consultant Melanie Smith. " External link

birminghammail Monday, August 5, 2019 1:44:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said ( about Melanie Smith ) : "The only real surprise is the news that the MD Lawrence Hene is not staying with the business and is moving back to Ocado and that the Ocado Retail business will now be run by the M&S strategy director, the ex-McKinsey consultant Melanie Smith. " External link

tamworthherald Monday, August 5, 2019 12:31:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "The admission that the self-inflicted problems of House of Fraser are probably 'terminal' and that it makes it impossible to provide any earnings growth target this year was unsettling, as was the news that brand relationships with Nike and Adidas have deteriorated again" External link

thenorthernecho Tuesday, July 30, 2019 1:32:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “The admission that the self-inflicted problems of House of Fraser are probably ‘terminal’ and that it makes it impossible to provide any earnings growth target this year was unsettling, as was the news that brand relationships with Nike and Adidas have deteriorated again” External link

irishexaminer Monday, July 29, 2019 2:34:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “The admission that the self-inflicted problems of House of Fraser are probably ‘terminal’ and that it makes it impossible to provide any earnings growth target this year was unsettling, as was the news that brand relationships with Nike and Adidas have deteriorated again” External link

chroniclelive Monday, July 29, 2019 1:53:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “The admission that the self-inflicted problems of House of Fraser are probably ‘terminal’ and that it makes it impossible to provide any earnings growth target this year was unsettling, as was the news that brand relationships with Nike and Adidas have deteriorated again” External link

independent-ie-regional Monday, July 29, 2019 12:51:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “The admission that the self-inflicted problems of House of Fraser are probably ‘terminal’ and that it makes it impossible to provide any earnings growth target this year was unsettling, as was the news that brand relationships with Nike and Adidas have deteriorated again” External link

independent-ie Monday, July 29, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb dit : "HoF est clairement une zone sinistrée, donc la situation est grave" External link

challenges Monday, July 15, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “The way in which the increasingly beleaguered Philip Green quickly made sweeping concessions on the proposed rent cuts to the landlords resisting his Arcadia CVA shows how desperate he is to avoid the business falling into administration,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, June 12, 2019 2:12:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “The way in which the increasingly beleaguered Philip Green quickly made sweeping concessions on the proposed rent cuts to the landlords resisting his Arcadia CVA shows how desperate he is to avoid the business falling into administration,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, June 12, 2019 12:07:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb added : “The profit warning is buried in what looks like a routine trading update, which begins with good-looking revenue growth. However, gross margins have been weak across the board” External link

standard Wednesday, April 17, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said ( about Sergio Bucher ) : “There is no mention of the rumoured company voluntary arrangement plan, but Bucher makes a point of repeating his claim that the struggling business needs support from landlords” External link

standard Tuesday, March 5, 2019 2:40:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "They could still afford to pay a 3% bonus - which would cost circa 45 million - but they have softened the staff up for nothing" External link

heraldscotland Monday, March 4, 2019 9:19:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "They could still afford to pay a 3% bonus - which would cost circa 45 million - but they have softened the staff up for nothing" External link

tamworthherald Monday, March 4, 2019 3:21:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "They could still afford to pay a 3% bonus - which would cost circa 45 million - but they have softened the staff up for nothing" External link

birminghammail Monday, March 4, 2019 2:26:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "They could still afford to pay a 3% bonus - which would cost circa £45 million - but they have softened the staff up for nothing" External link

msn-uk Monday, March 4, 2019 2:11:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “They could still afford to pay a three per cent bonus - which would cost circa £45 million - but they have softened the staff up for nothing” External link

YorkshirePost Sunday, March 3, 2019 9:49:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “They could still afford to pay a 3 per cent bonus, which would cost circa £45 million, but they have softened the staff up for nothing” External link

TheScotsman Sunday, March 3, 2019 2:45:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "They could still afford to pay a three per cent bonus - which would cost circa 45million - but they have softened the staff up for nothing" External link

gloucestercitizen Saturday, March 2, 2019 3:58:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "They could still afford to pay a 3% bonus - which would cost circa 45 million - but they have softened the staff up for nothing" External link

heraldscotland Friday, March 1, 2019 11:39:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "They could still afford to pay a 3% bonus - which would cost circa 45 million - but they have softened the staff up for nothing" External link

birminghammail Friday, March 1, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “They could still afford to pay a 3% bonus – which would cost circa £45 million – but they have softened the staff up for nothing” External link

independent-ie Friday, March 1, 2019 2:38:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "They could still afford to pay a 3% bonus - which would cost circa £45 million - but they have softened the staff up for nothing" External link

msn-uk Friday, March 1, 2019 2:13:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “They could still afford to pay a 3% bonus – which would cost circa £45 million – but they have softened the staff up for nothing” External link

independent-ie-regional Friday, March 1, 2019 2:11:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “Retailing is changing quickly given the inroads being made online. "I suspect the developers are now having second thoughts about both the choice of anchors and the major space users in the centre” External link

msn-uk Thursday, February 14, 2019 5:59:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “Retailing is changing quickly given the inroads being made online. "I suspect the developers are now having second thoughts about both the choice of anchors and the major space users in the centre” External link

standard Thursday, February 14, 2019 5:41:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “M&S has been doing some online food trials in London ... so either they have worked well enough, in terms of being able to make rapid delivery work, or Steve Rowe has been overruled by the ambitious new food MD, Stuart Machin, who has the ear of [chairman] Archie Norman,” External link

businessday Monday, January 28, 2019 10:19:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "M&S has been doing some online food trials in London ... so either they have worked well enough, in terms of being able to make rapid delivery work, or Steve Rowe has been over-ruled by the ambitious new food managing director Stuart Machin, who has the ear of (Chairman) Archie Norman," External link

4-traders Monday, January 28, 2019 1:27:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said ( about Carol Kane ) : "Director share selling is never easy to time well, but yesterday's share sale by Boohoo's joint CEO Carol Kane seems to have hit a nerve in the City, given the concerns about margin pressure" External link

breakingnews-ie Thursday, September 28, 2017 4:04:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said ( about Carol Kane ) : “Director share selling is never easy to time well, but yesterday’s share sale by Boohoo’s joint CEO Carol Kane seems to have hit a nerve in the City, given the concerns about margin pressure” External link

independent-ie Thursday, September 28, 2017 12:44:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "The interims today from the embattled French Connection are accompanied by a separate announcement about 'Directorate Change', but activist investors looking for a shake-up of the executive management team will be disappointed to see that it simply refers to two old non-execs being replaced by two heavyweight new non-exec directors" External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, September 19, 2017 11:18:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “The interims today from the embattled French Connection are accompanied by a separate announcement about ‘Directorate Change’, but activist investors looking for a shake-up of the executive management team will be disappointed to see that it simply refers to two old non-execs being replaced by two heavyweight new non-exec directors” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, September 19, 2017 2:12:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “The interims today from the embattled French Connection are accompanied by a separate announcement about ‘Directorate Change’, but activist investors looking for a shake-up of the executive management team will be disappointed to see that it simply refers to two old non-execs being replaced by two heavyweight new non-exec directors” External link

independent-ie-regional Tuesday, September 19, 2017 2:04:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said ( about Dixons Carphone ) : "The Dixons Carphone share price has been drooping even lower in recent days, as if something was possibly amiss, so it's good that the company has cleared the air today. " External link

heraldscotland Thursday, August 24, 2017 10:14:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "It's early days yet for Bunnings in the UK with Homebase, but trading performance seems to have worsened as the business gets 'back to basics'" External link

heraldscotland Thursday, February 16, 2017 12:32:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "It's early days yet for Bunnings in the UK with Homebase, but trading performance seems to have worsened as the business gets 'back to basics'" External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, February 15, 2017 2:13:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "The CMA will have a field day with this, as although Tesco is mainly a retailer in the UK and Booker a wholesaler, Tesco does own the One Stop convenience store chain that competes with Booker's interest in symbol groups and convenience store retailing. " External link

msn-uk Friday, January 27, 2017 3:21:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "The CMA will have a field day with this, as although Tesco is mainly a retailer in the UK and Booker a wholesaler, Tesco does own the One Stop convenience store chain that competes with Booker's interest in symbol groups and convenience store retailing. " External link

icWales Friday, January 27, 2017 3:17:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "The CMA will have a field day with this, as although Tesco is mainly a retailer in the UK and Booker a wholesaler, Tesco does own the One Stop convenience store chain that competes with Booker's interest in symbol groups and convenience store retailing. " External link

wandsworthguardian Friday, January 27, 2017 1:59:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "The CMA will have a field day with this, as although Tesco is mainly a retailer in the UK and Booker a wholesaler, Tesco does own the One Stop convenience store chain that competes with Booker's interest in symbol groups and convenience store retailing. " External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, January 27, 2017 1:45:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "With net revenue of 77 million US dollars in the year ended 1 February 2016, Nasty Gal would be an apparently cheap deal, although it remains to be seen what the underlying scale of the business will be post-bankruptcy" External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, December 28, 2016 1:28:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "With net revenue of 77 million US dollars in the year ended 1 February 2016, Nasty Gal would be an apparently cheap deal, although it remains to be seen what the underlying scale of the business will be post-bankruptcy" External link

msn-uk Wednesday, December 28, 2016 1:15:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "Given their recent troubles, the embattled Philip Green and Mike Ashley could do with some good news and they may find some in today's finals, which show a continuing recovery, as reflected in the recent recovery in the share price" External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, September 28, 2016 1:38:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb added : “Mid-market high street clothing chains are being squeezed between discounters like Primark and edgier chains like Zara” External link

standard Friday, August 26, 2016 1:08:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb commented ( about Mike Ashley ) : "It remains to be seen how 'open' Sports Direct will be at its 'open day' on 7 September, but management have clearly calculated that the company's reputation is so low that it can only get better, despite the constant risk that Mike Ashley says something stupid" External link

bbc Thursday, August 25, 2016 11:49:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb commented ( about Mike Ashley ) : "The reason Mike Ashley is normally kept away from the press is that he speaks his mind too freely, so it will be interesting to see if the MPs goad him into letting his guard slip" External link

bbc Tuesday, June 7, 2016 2:38:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb commented ( about Mike Ashley ) : "The reason Mike Ashley is normally kept away from the press is that he speaks his mind too freely, so it will be interesting to see if the MPs goad him into letting his guard slip" External link

bbc Tuesday, June 7, 2016 11:23:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb says : "Well, we're not complaining, but it is extraordinary that we have just received yet another set of '£12 off a £60+ spend' Nectar coupons from Sainsbury, straight on from the last generous set of discount coupons... #QuantitativeVouchering" External link

bbc Monday, March 16, 2015 7:00:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said ( about Card Factory ) : “The high-profile ones like Pets at Home and B&M tended to be very fully valued and the low profile ones, like Shoe Zone, turned out to be very undervalued. Card Factory was a bit in-between: it suffered from the ‘private equity’ perception problem. But the strength of the business model eventually got through to investors” External link

independent Wednesday, February 25, 2015 4:22:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "It's still too early to try a float and they must continue to work on rebuilding the track record," External link

independent-ie Wednesday, February 11, 2015 6:00:00 AM EAT



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Nick Bubb

Last updated on 2017-05-05T14:07+0300.

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Nick Bubb said ( about Daily ) : “McColl’s Morrisons Daily stores continue to deliver strong performance post-rollout, fortunately, and the company’s banks remain ‘supportive’, but shareholders who stumped up £30m-£35m in emergency funding back in August may not be so happy” External link

guardian Wednesday, November 17, 2021 6:47:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “287p is a great price, given the supply chain problems of the supermarket industry and the fact that Morrisons was stuck at 170p-180p for several years” External link

standard Tuesday, October 19, 2021 7:28:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “After the recent shocks from Boohoo, AO and In the Style etc and the share price pressure on THG, Made.com and Moonpig etc, online retailer shareholders will be disturbed to hear that ASOS have thrown the proverbial cat amongst the pigeons with the shock news that Beighton is stepping down” External link

standard Monday, October 11, 2021 3:07:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "It is a surprise that losses actually increased slightly, given new customer acquisition costs, but investors will be reassured to hear that sales are still increasing" External link

heart Friday, June 11, 2021 3:26:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “It is a surprise that losses actually increased slightly, given new customer acquisition costs, but investors will be reassured to hear that sales are still increasing” External link

standard Friday, June 11, 2021 2:06:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “It is a surprise that losses actually increased slightly, given new customer acquisition costs, but investors will be reassured to hear that sales are still increasing” External link

thecourier Friday, June 11, 2021 12:31:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “It is a surprise that losses actually increased slightly, given new customer acquisition costs, but investors will be reassured to hear that sales are still increasing” External link

independent-UK Friday, June 11, 2021 11:38:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “It is a surprise that losses actually increased slightly, given new customer acquisition costs, but investors will be reassured to hear that sales are still increasing” External link

pressandjournal Friday, June 11, 2021 11:32:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “It is a surprise that losses actually increased slightly, given new customer acquisition costs, but investors will be reassured to hear that sales are still increasing” External link

independent-ie Friday, June 11, 2021 11:26:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “If he wanted to leave as he didn’t get the top job it is unclear to me why he merited such a large pay off,” External link

guardian Friday, April 23, 2021 4:51:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “You would have thought that management would by now have had the foresight to start to develop an Online alternative for its shoppers, ahead of the next lockdown” External link

standard Tuesday, November 3, 2020 12:52:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb says : “He is enough of a gambler to try to throw good money after bad and buy Debenhams if he can get it for peanuts and then slash the cost base,” “I would not rule out a move” External link

telegraph Thursday, August 6, 2020 2:16:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “A renewed lockdown would be bad news for the already hard-pressed UK clothing manufacturing and footwear industries based in Leicester” External link

standard Monday, June 29, 2020 1:50:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “Investors will not be happy to hear that the loss for y/e March is expected to be slightly higher than expected, because of gross margin pressure, but they should be reassured by the 62% sales growth achieved over the last two months and by the news that the company has the cash resources to withstand the current crisis” External link

standard Tuesday, June 9, 2020 2:36:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “It looks like a massive U-turn by Primark, after the outcry over its brutal treatment of Bangladeshi suppliers. Investors should be pleased that Primark is doing the right thing and not screwing its suppliers” External link

standard Monday, April 20, 2020 2:51:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said ( about John Lewis ) : “The John Lewis Partnership can’t afford to pay a same-again 3% [which was down from 5% in 2017-18], but it would be pointless to pay only 1%, so the effective choice is between 0% and 2%. It’s a tough call,” External link

guardian Monday, March 2, 2020 4:49:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "We look forward to Hammerson explaining next week why the rest of its portfolio shouldn't be subject to a 22% asset value discount," External link

bbc Friday, February 21, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb wrote : "Zano was one of the nicest guys anyone could ever hope to meet and a strong, reliable and wonderful team mate," External link

msn-uk Saturday, January 4, 2020 3:25:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb wrote : "Zano was one of the nicest guys anyone could ever hope to meet and a strong, reliable and wonderful team mate," External link

heart Saturday, January 4, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb wrote : "Zano was one of the nicest guys anyone could ever hope to meet and a strong, reliable and wonderful team mate," External link

skynews Saturday, January 4, 2020 2:09:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said ( about Jane Norman ) : “Jane Norman was doing relatively well six to 12 months ago. What we’re seeing now is companies you wouldn’t have expected to be in trouble, struggling. The combination of falling sales and rising rents is proving tough” External link

themirror Monday, December 30, 2019 10:16:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said ( about Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer ) : “The top lawyers Freshfields have been brought in to lead an independent inquiry into the issue, which leaves the credibility of the new management team and its control systems wearing dangerously thin” External link

standard Monday, December 2, 2019 3:23:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “Weak footfall may be a problem for many High Street retailers, but Greggs is having no problem in pulling in customers and today’s unscheduled update flags that the business is still on a roll” External link

cityam Monday, November 11, 2019 11:21:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “Given the natural business they get every year from the birth rate and wealthy grandparents it’s all a bit of a tragedy, but Amazon must have taken a big chunk of the market” External link

standard Monday, November 4, 2019 2:49:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said ( about Ken Murphy ) : "the bigger question is why Tesco overlooked an array of internal candidates for the new CEO position, and has gone outside and appointed Ken Murphy from Boots" External link

independent-ie Thursday, October 3, 2019 4:58:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb said ( about Ken Murphy ) : “The bigger question is why Tesco overlooked an array of internal candidates for the new chief executive position and have gone outside and appointed Ken Murphy from Boots (aka Ken who?) as the new Tesco boss” External link

cityam Wednesday, October 2, 2019 3:42:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “The JD Sports share price has had an extraordinarily good run, propelling the market cap of the group over the £6bn mark, but there is no sign of the growth slowing down” External link

cityam Tuesday, September 10, 2019 10:31:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb said ( about Melanie Smith ) : "The only real surprise is the news that the MD Lawrence Hene is not staying with the business and is moving back to Ocado and that the Ocado Retail business will now be run by the M&S strategy director, the ex-McKinsey consultant Melanie Smith. " External link

birminghammail Monday, August 5, 2019 1:44:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said ( about Melanie Smith ) : "The only real surprise is the news that the MD Lawrence Hene is not staying with the business and is moving back to Ocado and that the Ocado Retail business will now be run by the M&S strategy director, the ex-McKinsey consultant Melanie Smith. " External link

tamworthherald Monday, August 5, 2019 12:31:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "The admission that the self-inflicted problems of House of Fraser are probably 'terminal' and that it makes it impossible to provide any earnings growth target this year was unsettling, as was the news that brand relationships with Nike and Adidas have deteriorated again" External link

thenorthernecho Tuesday, July 30, 2019 1:32:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “The admission that the self-inflicted problems of House of Fraser are probably ‘terminal’ and that it makes it impossible to provide any earnings growth target this year was unsettling, as was the news that brand relationships with Nike and Adidas have deteriorated again” External link

irishexaminer Monday, July 29, 2019 2:34:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “The admission that the self-inflicted problems of House of Fraser are probably ‘terminal’ and that it makes it impossible to provide any earnings growth target this year was unsettling, as was the news that brand relationships with Nike and Adidas have deteriorated again” External link

chroniclelive Monday, July 29, 2019 1:53:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “The admission that the self-inflicted problems of House of Fraser are probably ‘terminal’ and that it makes it impossible to provide any earnings growth target this year was unsettling, as was the news that brand relationships with Nike and Adidas have deteriorated again” External link

independent-ie-regional Monday, July 29, 2019 12:51:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “The admission that the self-inflicted problems of House of Fraser are probably ‘terminal’ and that it makes it impossible to provide any earnings growth target this year was unsettling, as was the news that brand relationships with Nike and Adidas have deteriorated again” External link

independent-ie Monday, July 29, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb dit : "HoF est clairement une zone sinistrée, donc la situation est grave" External link

challenges Monday, July 15, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “The way in which the increasingly beleaguered Philip Green quickly made sweeping concessions on the proposed rent cuts to the landlords resisting his Arcadia CVA shows how desperate he is to avoid the business falling into administration,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, June 12, 2019 2:12:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “The way in which the increasingly beleaguered Philip Green quickly made sweeping concessions on the proposed rent cuts to the landlords resisting his Arcadia CVA shows how desperate he is to avoid the business falling into administration,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, June 12, 2019 12:07:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb added : “The profit warning is buried in what looks like a routine trading update, which begins with good-looking revenue growth. However, gross margins have been weak across the board” External link

standard Wednesday, April 17, 2019 5:53:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said ( about Sergio Bucher ) : “There is no mention of the rumoured company voluntary arrangement plan, but Bucher makes a point of repeating his claim that the struggling business needs support from landlords” External link

standard Tuesday, March 5, 2019 2:40:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "They could still afford to pay a 3% bonus - which would cost circa 45 million - but they have softened the staff up for nothing" External link

heraldscotland Monday, March 4, 2019 9:19:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "They could still afford to pay a 3% bonus - which would cost circa 45 million - but they have softened the staff up for nothing" External link

tamworthherald Monday, March 4, 2019 3:21:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "They could still afford to pay a 3% bonus - which would cost circa 45 million - but they have softened the staff up for nothing" External link

birminghammail Monday, March 4, 2019 2:26:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "They could still afford to pay a 3% bonus - which would cost circa £45 million - but they have softened the staff up for nothing" External link

msn-uk Monday, March 4, 2019 2:11:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “They could still afford to pay a three per cent bonus - which would cost circa £45 million - but they have softened the staff up for nothing” External link

YorkshirePost Sunday, March 3, 2019 9:49:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “They could still afford to pay a 3 per cent bonus, which would cost circa £45 million, but they have softened the staff up for nothing” External link

TheScotsman Sunday, March 3, 2019 2:45:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "They could still afford to pay a three per cent bonus - which would cost circa 45million - but they have softened the staff up for nothing" External link

gloucestercitizen Saturday, March 2, 2019 3:58:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "They could still afford to pay a 3% bonus - which would cost circa 45 million - but they have softened the staff up for nothing" External link

heraldscotland Friday, March 1, 2019 11:39:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "They could still afford to pay a 3% bonus - which would cost circa 45 million - but they have softened the staff up for nothing" External link

birminghammail Friday, March 1, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “They could still afford to pay a 3% bonus – which would cost circa £45 million – but they have softened the staff up for nothing” External link

independent-ie Friday, March 1, 2019 2:38:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "They could still afford to pay a 3% bonus - which would cost circa £45 million - but they have softened the staff up for nothing" External link

msn-uk Friday, March 1, 2019 2:13:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “They could still afford to pay a 3% bonus – which would cost circa £45 million – but they have softened the staff up for nothing” External link

independent-ie-regional Friday, March 1, 2019 2:11:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “Retailing is changing quickly given the inroads being made online. "I suspect the developers are now having second thoughts about both the choice of anchors and the major space users in the centre” External link

msn-uk Thursday, February 14, 2019 5:59:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “Retailing is changing quickly given the inroads being made online. "I suspect the developers are now having second thoughts about both the choice of anchors and the major space users in the centre” External link

standard Thursday, February 14, 2019 5:41:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “M&S has been doing some online food trials in London ... so either they have worked well enough, in terms of being able to make rapid delivery work, or Steve Rowe has been overruled by the ambitious new food MD, Stuart Machin, who has the ear of [chairman] Archie Norman,” External link

businessday Monday, January 28, 2019 10:19:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "M&S has been doing some online food trials in London ... so either they have worked well enough, in terms of being able to make rapid delivery work, or Steve Rowe has been over-ruled by the ambitious new food managing director Stuart Machin, who has the ear of (Chairman) Archie Norman," External link

4-traders Monday, January 28, 2019 1:27:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said ( about Carol Kane ) : "Director share selling is never easy to time well, but yesterday's share sale by Boohoo's joint CEO Carol Kane seems to have hit a nerve in the City, given the concerns about margin pressure" External link

breakingnews-ie Thursday, September 28, 2017 4:04:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said ( about Carol Kane ) : “Director share selling is never easy to time well, but yesterday’s share sale by Boohoo’s joint CEO Carol Kane seems to have hit a nerve in the City, given the concerns about margin pressure” External link

independent-ie Thursday, September 28, 2017 12:44:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "The interims today from the embattled French Connection are accompanied by a separate announcement about 'Directorate Change', but activist investors looking for a shake-up of the executive management team will be disappointed to see that it simply refers to two old non-execs being replaced by two heavyweight new non-exec directors" External link

heraldscotland Tuesday, September 19, 2017 11:18:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “The interims today from the embattled French Connection are accompanied by a separate announcement about ‘Directorate Change’, but activist investors looking for a shake-up of the executive management team will be disappointed to see that it simply refers to two old non-execs being replaced by two heavyweight new non-exec directors” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, September 19, 2017 2:12:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : “The interims today from the embattled French Connection are accompanied by a separate announcement about ‘Directorate Change’, but activist investors looking for a shake-up of the executive management team will be disappointed to see that it simply refers to two old non-execs being replaced by two heavyweight new non-exec directors” External link

independent-ie-regional Tuesday, September 19, 2017 2:04:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said ( about Dixons Carphone ) : "The Dixons Carphone share price has been drooping even lower in recent days, as if something was possibly amiss, so it's good that the company has cleared the air today. " External link

heraldscotland Thursday, August 24, 2017 10:14:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "It's early days yet for Bunnings in the UK with Homebase, but trading performance seems to have worsened as the business gets 'back to basics'" External link

heraldscotland Thursday, February 16, 2017 12:32:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "It's early days yet for Bunnings in the UK with Homebase, but trading performance seems to have worsened as the business gets 'back to basics'" External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, February 15, 2017 2:13:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "The CMA will have a field day with this, as although Tesco is mainly a retailer in the UK and Booker a wholesaler, Tesco does own the One Stop convenience store chain that competes with Booker's interest in symbol groups and convenience store retailing. " External link

msn-uk Friday, January 27, 2017 3:21:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "The CMA will have a field day with this, as although Tesco is mainly a retailer in the UK and Booker a wholesaler, Tesco does own the One Stop convenience store chain that competes with Booker's interest in symbol groups and convenience store retailing. " External link

icWales Friday, January 27, 2017 3:17:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "The CMA will have a field day with this, as although Tesco is mainly a retailer in the UK and Booker a wholesaler, Tesco does own the One Stop convenience store chain that competes with Booker's interest in symbol groups and convenience store retailing. " External link

wandsworthguardian Friday, January 27, 2017 1:59:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "The CMA will have a field day with this, as although Tesco is mainly a retailer in the UK and Booker a wholesaler, Tesco does own the One Stop convenience store chain that competes with Booker's interest in symbol groups and convenience store retailing. " External link

belfasttelegraph Friday, January 27, 2017 1:45:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "With net revenue of 77 million US dollars in the year ended 1 February 2016, Nasty Gal would be an apparently cheap deal, although it remains to be seen what the underlying scale of the business will be post-bankruptcy" External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, December 28, 2016 1:28:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "With net revenue of 77 million US dollars in the year ended 1 February 2016, Nasty Gal would be an apparently cheap deal, although it remains to be seen what the underlying scale of the business will be post-bankruptcy" External link

msn-uk Wednesday, December 28, 2016 1:15:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "Given their recent troubles, the embattled Philip Green and Mike Ashley could do with some good news and they may find some in today's finals, which show a continuing recovery, as reflected in the recent recovery in the share price" External link

belfasttelegraph Wednesday, September 28, 2016 1:38:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb added : “Mid-market high street clothing chains are being squeezed between discounters like Primark and edgier chains like Zara” External link

standard Friday, August 26, 2016 1:08:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb commented ( about Mike Ashley ) : "It remains to be seen how 'open' Sports Direct will be at its 'open day' on 7 September, but management have clearly calculated that the company's reputation is so low that it can only get better, despite the constant risk that Mike Ashley says something stupid" External link

bbc Thursday, August 25, 2016 11:49:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb commented ( about Mike Ashley ) : "The reason Mike Ashley is normally kept away from the press is that he speaks his mind too freely, so it will be interesting to see if the MPs goad him into letting his guard slip" External link

bbc Tuesday, June 7, 2016 2:38:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb commented ( about Mike Ashley ) : "The reason Mike Ashley is normally kept away from the press is that he speaks his mind too freely, so it will be interesting to see if the MPs goad him into letting his guard slip" External link

bbc Tuesday, June 7, 2016 11:23:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb says : "Well, we're not complaining, but it is extraordinary that we have just received yet another set of '£12 off a £60+ spend' Nectar coupons from Sainsbury, straight on from the last generous set of discount coupons... #QuantitativeVouchering" External link

bbc Monday, March 16, 2015 7:00:00 PM EAT

Nick Bubb said ( about Card Factory ) : “The high-profile ones like Pets at Home and B&M tended to be very fully valued and the low profile ones, like Shoe Zone, turned out to be very undervalued. Card Factory was a bit in-between: it suffered from the ‘private equity’ perception problem. But the strength of the business model eventually got through to investors” External link

independent Wednesday, February 25, 2015 4:22:00 AM EAT

Nick Bubb said : "It's still too early to try a float and they must continue to work on rebuilding the track record," External link

independent-ie Wednesday, February 11, 2015 6:00:00 AM EAT



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consultant0.56%EN09/19/201719/09/2017
analyst96.11%EN05/05/201705/05/2017
expert1.11%EN09/13/201613/09/2016
independent analyst2.22%EN08/26/201626/08/2016
Names Lang Count
Nick BubbEN99.59%
Nick BubbFR0.41%


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