Company News Archive

  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    CLOSED circuit television provider IndigoVision has seen its shares rise 3.6 per cent after reporting record annual revenue and signalling further growth is on the cards.

  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    SHARES in Cairn Energy have risen 4 per cent following news that more finds have been made on the acreage in India where the company made its name.

  • Thursday 18 September 2014

    FASHION group Inditex, which is the world's largest clothing group by sales and trades through brands such as Zara and Massimo Dutti, has said sales in local currencies rose by 11 per cent in the half year to July.

  • Wednesday 17 September 2014

    JD Sports Fashion said profits doubled as demand for branded athletic footwear powered an "exceptional" performance in its sports shops.

  • Wednesday 17 September 2014

    The world's biggest maker of airport scanners posted lower profits after the pound's strength compounded "disappointing" trading at its X-rays unit.

  • Wednesday 17 September 2014

    HEALTHCARE software company Craneware is working to find more uses for its technology within the NHS, following a record year of sales driven by demand from hospitals in the United States.

  • Wednesday 17 September 2014

    THE share price of Helius Energy has plunged by nearly 30 per cent after a proposed industrial partner rebuffed the chance to invest in and assume an operational role in the company's £380 million renewable energy project in Avonmouth, south west England.

  • Wednesday 17 September 2014

    PHARMACELLS expects to create 12 jobs at its BioCity hub in Lanarkshire after the stem cell company's recent takeover by Precious Cells.

  • Wednesday 17 September 2014

    ACCOMMODATION and events booking company ExecSpace has opened a new office in Aberdeen.

  • Wednesday 17 September 2014

    THE breakdown of a £320 million takeover proposal for Iomart is believed to be a result of a disagreement on pricing.

  • Wednesday 17 September 2014

    ITHACA Energy has said the fourth development well drilled on the Greater Stella field, which it hopes to bring onstream next year, has increased directors' confidence in the production forecasts for the $385 million (£240m) scheme.

  • Wednesday 17 September 2014

    builder Galliford Try has said the Scottish construction market remains strong and hailed the benefits of the recent acquisition of the Miller Construction business.

  • Tuesday 16 September 2014

    Iomart has seen its share price fall more than 13 per cent in early trading.

  • Tuesday 16 September 2014

    SCOTTISH Citylink, the long distance coach operator run and part-owned by Stagecoach, saw profits stabilise last year as it launched innovative new services.

  • Tuesday 16 September 2014

    THE owner of the Thomson and First Choice holiday firms has agreed to merge with its German parent company to create the world's largest tour operator, valued at £5.2 billion.

  • Tuesday 16 September 2014

    TASTE Communications has announced a strategic partnership with London-based food and drink public relations and marketing specialist Sauce.

  • Tuesday 16 September 2014

    MICROSOFT has completed the acquisition of Mojang, the developer of the popular Minecraft computer game, in a deal worth close to £1.5billion.

  • Tuesday 16 September 2014

    WHOLESALER JW Filshill is targeting a £2.5 million annual turnover within five years from a recently-created international arm which aims to help Scottish craft brewers export their beers to Far Eastern and other overseas markets.

  • Tuesday 16 September 2014

    HEINEKEN, which owns former Scottish & Newcastle brands Strongbow and Kronenbourg 1664, has rebuffed a takeover approach from SABMiller.

  • Tuesday 16 September 2014

    SCRAP metal and steel trader John Lawrie Group has posted a fall in annual revenues and profits, though the company has also hired more staff and cut its debt in the past year.

  • Tuesday 16 September 2014

    PINNACLE Technology Group has agreed a partnership with London-based mobile and broadband network-conection provider Easynet.

  • Tuesday 16 September 2014

    SUPERGLASS has seen its shares surge 11.4 per cent after it was revealed fund manager Miton Group has purchased a stake of more than seven per cent.

  • Tuesday 16 September 2014

    HURRICANE Energy has reported encouraging results from work on an oil find west of Shetland, ­highlighting the potential of the area.

  • Tuesday 16 September 2014

    PRIVATE equity group Cinven has ended talks about a proposed £320 million takeover of Scottish cloud computing company Iomart, and declared that it is no longer considering an offer.

  • Tuesday 16 September 2014

    GREGGS has hailed its new range of healthier snacks and a better coffee blend for helping to boost sales more than expected in recent months, pushing its profits for the year ahead of forecasts.

  • Monday 15 September 2014

    Pasty and sausage roll maker Greggs said its profits will beat expectations after customers warmed to its new products and refurbished shops.

  • Monday 15 September 2014

    Phones 4u is to go into administration - placing more than 5,500 jobs at risk - after network operator EE joined Vodafone in cutting ties with the retailer.

  • Monday 15 September 2014

    HUNTER Laing, the Scotch whisky blending and bottling specialist, has invested a "seven figure" sum in a whisky maturation warehouse in East Kilbride.

  • Monday 15 September 2014

    An unpredictable summer for sports retailers following England's miserable World Cup is likely to be highlighted by JD Sports on Wednesday.

  • Monday 15 September 2014

    JIM McColl's Clyde Blowers Capital has launched a global search for senior management to run the former Ferguson's shipyard, which it acquired from administrators last week.