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EdisonTV | General Retailers | 10/07/2017

Executive interview - Findel

Phil Maudsley, CEO of Findel, and Stuart Caldwell, Acting CFO discuss where the company stands on its strategic journey to become an online-driven value retailer through its Express Gifts division and the Studio brand. Significant progress has recently been logged, with the online proportion of orders jumping to 63%, and recent younger customers placing up to 90% of their first orders online. Phil also discusses the increasing use of Far East based production, not only for Express but in the Education division, where it is part of a strategy to improve competitiveness. Stuart also explains the use of debt as part of the company’s consumer credit model.
Findel comprises market-leading businesses in the UK online value retailing and education supplies markets. The company’s objective is to develop sustainable growth in a marketplace for value-conscious customers who are rapidly moving their purchases online.

Executive interview - Findel

Executive interview - Findel

Phil Maudsley, CEO of Findel, and Stuart Caldwell, Acting CFO discuss where the company stands on its strategic journey to become an online-driven value retailer through its Express Gifts division and the Studio brand. Significant progress has recently been logged, with the online proportion of orders jumping to 63%, and recent younger customers placing up to 90% of their first orders online. Phil also discusses the increasing use of Far East based production, not only for Express but in the Education division, where it is part of a strategy to improve competitiveness. Stuart also explains the use of debt as part of the company’s consumer credit model.
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10/07/2017 | Findel

Analyst interview - WH Smith

Analyst interview - WH Smith

Sohil Chotai from Edison's institutional team accompanies his recent research note on the retailer with this overview of his thesis. He talks about how he values the company and why he expects a re-rating of the stock when WH Smith's results are announced on 3 June.
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01/06/2015 | WH Smith

Analyst Interview - Ted Baker

Analyst Interview - Ted Baker

Ted Baker is a UK-listed global lifestyle brand, famed for its quirky and distinctive fashions and high-quality designs at attractive prices. Ted Baker operates 381 stores and concessions around the world, as well as through wholesale and licence partners. In this interview Edison’s Sohil Chotai discusses Ted Baker’s interim results. The company delivered strong financial performance at home and abroad in all channels. He also comments on Ted Baker’s positioning in the high street, relative to fast fashion companies and luxury brands. In addition, he explains Ted Baker’s growth and dividend policies, as well as its relative valuation compared to peers and the value it offers.
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23/10/2014 | Ted Baker