Finance and Credit

  • Snow joke for Comet parent company

    I've no doubt that Kesa Electricals, parent of electrical retailer Comet, is correct to blame the bad weather for a 7.3% decline in UK revenue for the three months ended 18 January. We all know just how bad the snow was and the effect it had on ...  Continue Reading

  • Credit insurers show their power yet again with HMV

    The channel knows only too well the impact that credit insurers can have on a business so the experiences of HMV will be all too familiar. The high street seller of DVDs and music has seen its stock price drop to a record low after it revealed that ...  Continue Reading

  • All in a flutter over Apple's Jobsworth

    The market has been getting a bit over-excited by the news that Apple CEO Steve Jobs is to take a medical leave of absence. The share price fell 5%, losing $19bn in value after the announcement.  Continue Reading

  • Norris sticks to his guns

    Back in 2002, on the occasion of Microscope's 20th anniversary, Computacenter CEO Mike Norris said: "I've got a great job that I still enjoy doing and get well paid for it...I look forward to being a valuable contributor to your 30th anniversary ...  Continue Reading