Three companies reported to the market in January, and first up was Cambria with a trading update. With the background of lockdowns, the report noted that the first quarter’s trading (year ending 31...

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  PENDRAGON’S BUSY WEEK HAWCO VOLKSWAGEN IN COVID LOSS POWELLS TO CLOSE AFTER 67 YEARS NFDA WARNS OF TRADE PLATE DELAY FORD RECRUITS EBAY MARKETING BOSS JOE MALLON IS RENAULT IRELAND DEALER OF...

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  Showroom facemasks law clarity New logo means showroom upgrade for Nissan dealers Toomey in profit as merger complete Arnold Clark used sales soar in Scotland BCA app gets Bid Now tool...

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  Lotus retailer network ‘to be 75% new’ Vertu reports surge in Scottish demand Marshalls adds Aylesbury VW Indoor masks to become mandatory Coronavirus Job Retention Bonus explained Subprime...

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  DATA SHOWS BOOMING JUNE ‘ONE METRE PLUS’ TO HELP TEST DRIVES VAUXHALL CLOSED FOR PERRYS, ARNOLD CLARK, DONNELLY FORD’S BARRATT WARNS ON DEMAND TG HOLDCROFT, DRIVE MOTOR RETAIL IN PROFIT...

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  LOOKERS SEEKING EXTRA INTERNAL AUDITORS PPI CLAIMS FIRMS NOW TARGETING AUTO RETAILERS USED CAR PRICES: UP OR DOWN? LIPSCOMB OPENS, ARNOLD CLARK CLOSURE? VROOM DOUBLES AFTER IPO HOLDEN AND...

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  RETAILERS AWAIT CLARITY ON SHOWROOM REOPENING FORD MD WARNS OF ‘SANITISED SALES’ PWC PREDICTS V-SHAPE RECOVERY CAFFYN FAMILY GIFT SHARES CORONAVIRUS: AUTO INDUSTRY ROUNDUP RETAILERS REOPEN...

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A number of retailers reported in November, with mixed sets of results. First out of the trap was Lookers on 6 November with a trading update for its Q3 ending 30 September 2019. The report started by...

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November saw Lookers making a trading update for the nine months to 30 September which, considering the state of the market, the company is pleased with. Lookers said that a third of its gross profit...

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  VAUXHALL AIMS TO REGAIN SECOND PLACE VOLATILE 2019 PREDICTED FOR CAR SALES  COMPANY CARS FACE HIGHER TAX COSTS TESLA IN PROFIT AS UK SALES ALMOST DOUBLE FORD TRANSIT OUTSELLS MOST CARS WORLD...

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For months the news for the UK’s automotive retail sector has been grim. Where the continent has been growing new car sales by double digits, the UK has been falling by the same amount. The SMMT’s...

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Brexit, what Brexit? The uncertainly facing the UK economy has been clearly illustrated by the steady stream of conflicting economic data released through October – culminating in the double whammy...

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As we enter the final countdown before Britain goes to the ballot box on 23 June, the decision to stay in or leave the European Union is possibly one of the most important in setting the direction for...

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The impact of the general election on UK stock prices was illustrated nowhere better than in the automotive retail market, with prices dipping pre-election only to soar to new highs as the result...

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South-east based auto retail group, Caffyns, has reported a 17.1% increase in revenue to £193.2m for the year to end of March 2014. Like for like revenue increased by 28.1% as the group consolidated...

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Uncertain sentiment about global economies and confusing signals over consumer confidence were reflected in global auto retail stock values last month. There were strong gains by the major retailers...

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South-coast retail group, Caffyns, reported falling turnover and profit in the half-year to 30 September 2011 as it continues to restructure. The company said revenue has reduced to £86.7m...

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Caffyns has reported a 39% rise in new car sales for the first quarter ending 30 June 2010. Used car unit sales fell by 1% in the same period and prices were generally lower. http://bit.ly/d1uBnI...

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Business restructuring and a focus on used car sales has enabled Caffyns to record a full year (to March 31) pre-tax profit of £970,000, against a loss in the previous period of £4.4m. The...

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