Sebastian McCarthy

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Reporter covering retail and property. Email stories to seb.mccarthy@cityam.com

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February 2019 articles

Tech giant Apple has said that a bug which allowed for eavesdropping on the firm’s FaceTime software has been fixed. [...]

8 February

The government’s method used to assess the number of homes needed to fix Britain’s housing crisis is "flawed", according [...]

8 February

French beauty group L’Oreal trumped sales forecasts towards the end of last year, as Chinese demand for high-end skincare products [...]

8 February

London landlord Shaftesbury said this morning that demand for retail space had been resilient over the crucial Christmas trading [...]

8 February

The war of words between one of London’s largest landlords and a Hong Kong billionaire has escalated this morning in the run-up [...]

7 February

Ocdo’s share price suffered a 12 per cent dip this afternoon as investors continued to digest the news of a 48-hour blaze that [...]

7 February

Superdry suffered a dip in sales over the crucial Christmas trading period, citing unseasonably warm weather for a fall in demand [...]

7 February

Bellway said this morning that it was expecting a rise is sales over the year ahead, despite echoing the cautious sentiment [...]

7 February

Restaurant goers continued to show an appetite for dining out towards the end of last year, with net spending in the UK’s leisure [...]

6 February

Carlsberg trumped expectations this morning after a bumper summer and appetite from Asia helped boosted sales, despite the brewing [...]

6 February

A major fire at one of Ocado’s key robotic distribution centres is expected to dent sales growth after worsening overnight, [...]

6 February

Housebuilder Redrow hailed record half-year profits before tax this morning, striking a resilient tone despite fears of greater [...]

6 February

Investment in the UK’s private rented sector (PRS) is expected to nearly double in size over the next six years, as home-ownership [...]

5 February

HMV is set to shut its flagship London stores in Westfield and Oxford Street as part of a swathe of closures following a rescue [...]

5 February

Jewellery maker Pandora’s share price soared in early morning trading today, as investors welcomed a radical cost-cutting plan [...]

5 February