Next suffers first fall in profits for eight years
Next has forecast a “really tough” 2017 with the clothing sector squeezed by price inflation due to sterling’s devaluation, as the fashion retailer posted its first fall in annual profits in eight years.
A planned new distillery with historic links to Robert the Bruce has launched a bid to raise £17 million and appointed independent chartered accountants Campbell Dallas amid plans to be operational in 2019.
Whyte & Mackay toasts British & Irish Lions tie-up
Whisky giant Whyte & Mackay has unveiled its biggest-ever global sport partnership with the British & Irish Lions, saying it will support the players on their much-anticipated tour of New Zealand this year.