News and events
Company Watch, the corporate financial health monitoring specialists, is launching Company Watch International, a new platform offering greater coverage of European companies worldwide. Read Release.
The conference brings together 600 of the world’s top insolvency & restructuring experts, who will be discussing key issues as the after effects of the global financial crisis and the ongoing Eurozone debacle continue to impact on the world’s banking system and adversely affect even the healthiest businesses. Read Release.
Based in Scotland, Icetech were a market leader in the design and manufacture of chest freezers until they went into Liquidation in April 2013, unable to recover from the reported loss of 50% of its business after its major customer, Comet failed late in 2012. Read more.
Fashion pundits were shocked by the appointment of administrators to leading independent retailer, Coggles. But Nick Hood reveals the financial pressures behind the failure.
In the news last week, 3 giants of the motor industry, namely: Toyota, Aston Martin and Jaguar Land Rover, announced that they are to join forces to launch a new multi-level supply chain system which will identify and manage the risk of their combined supplier base. Read more.
WH Smith is a financial success story but a constant disappointment for retail operations experts. Nick Hood comments as it closes the largest of its five stores in Hull.
Company Watch reviews what went wrong with the Private Equity owned business. Read more.
Following the announcement of further high street travel agency closures by Thomas Cook, Nick Hood considers the challenges for CEO Harriet Green as she wrestles with a still bloated store portfolio. This feature also appeared in the April issue of Insolvency Today.
Leading retail Leading retail pundit, Ian Middleton comments on Company Watch figures on the scale of the damage being inflicted on employees, suppliers, landlords and the taxpayer. Read more.
As doubts for the branded young fashion market for men grow, our Business Risk Analyst, Nick Hood discusses the issues facing this market sector.