Ocado's growth will continue to outpace the online grocery market, predicted its boss

Ocado to grow ahead of online grocery market

By Michael Stones

Online retailer Ocado will continue to grow ahead of the online grocery market, predicted its boss Tim Steiner, as it posted group sales up by 19.2% for the 12 weeks to February 22.

Waitrose competes with Ocado, with initiatives such as Click & Collect

Doubts persist about Ocado’s Waitrose contract

By Rod Addy

Fears remain over the long-term viability of Ocado’s contract with Waitrose as the upmarket supermarket looks set to develop as a direct competitor to the online retailer, a leading analyst claims.

Ocado's business model will not work, claimed Shore Capital analysts

Ocado ‘doesn’t deliver earnings’: City analyst

By Michael Stones

Online grocery business Ocado “doesn’t work” when measured by its ability to deliver earnings, City analyst Shore Capital has concluded, after the business delivered its interim business statement for the 12 weeks to February 23.

Ocado has reported a pre-tax loss of £12.5M for the year to December 1 2013, despite boosting sales by 17.2%

Ocado profit doubt ‘casts long shadow’ as losses rise

By Michael Stones

Rising pre-tax losses at Ocado, the online grocer and logistics business, are casting “a long shadow over the firm”, according to one retail consultant, as the firm’s commercial director announces his decision to leave the firm.

The business prospects for Ocado divided City opinion

Ocado cash flow growth ‘not expected anytime soon’

By Michael Stones

Online grocery distribution business Ocado will not deliver cash flow growth in the short term, according to City analyst Shore Capital, after the online grocery distribution business released its results for the 16 weeks to December 1 2013.

Bolland must take M&S online to compete with Waitrose

Bolland must take M&S online to compete with Waitrose

By Elaine Watson

If Marks & Spencer wants to compete with Waitrose in the long-term it should embark on a radical restructure of its property portfolio, develop a full-range convenience offer at its high street stores and make a serious move into online food shopping,...


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