George Weston (Associated British Foods PLC)

Type: Person
Name: George Weston (Associated British Foods PLC) (George Weston)
Title: Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
company: Associated British Foods PLC
Nationality: United Kingdom
Fact Sheet: Biography for George Weston
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

ABF stock soars as Penneys has a 'wow moment'

The conglomerate also unveiled a solid set of first-half results but the news of the Primark Stateside expansion pushed shares in the group almost 10pc higher at one stage.Analyst Andrew Wood at Sanford C Bernstein described the US move as a "wow moment" ... [Published Irish Independent - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 11 reports

Primark’s performance lifts food and retail giant after sugar price slump

The owner of Peterborough-based British Sugar has seen its profits rise by one per cent - despite being hit by a slump in sugar prices.Associated British Foods saw its adjusted profits for the first half of the financial year rise to £497 million.But ... [Published Peterborough Evening Telegraph - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

The Business: Thursday April 24 2014

Company news, markets and financial talking points, available from 8am Monday to Friday BENEFIT CUTS ‘CREATE ENTERPRENEURS’ Benefit cuts have sparked a new generation of entrepreneurs, says the Bank of England. It argues that one of the most “striking” ... [Published The First Post: Latest - 6 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

ABF revenue down, but Allied Bakeries stays strong

Associated British Foods, the group behind Kingsmill, has announced that group revenue is down 2% to £6,206m in the 24 weeks to 1 March, due to food commodity deflation.It revealed in its interim report that revenue in its food business was lower than ... [Published Bakeryinfo.co.uk - 19 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

2014 interim results announcement

Associated British Foods delivers 10% growth in earnings per shareHighlightsGroup revenue down 2% to £6,206m Adjusted operating profit up 1% at £497m * Adjusted profit before tax up 4% at £468m * Adjusted earnings per share up 10% at 45.8p * Dividend ... [Published Associated British Foods - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 6 reports

AB Foods Gains Most in 14 Years as Primark Plans U.S. Entry

(Updates with CEO comments starting in 12th paragraph.)April 23 (Bloomberg) -- Primark, the U.K. budget fashion chain owned by Associated British Foods Plc, plans to open its first stores in the U.S. from next year, providing a new avenue for growth at ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

ABP's first half revenues down 2pc, but operating profit up 1pc

Associated British Foods (ABP) said today that its group revenue for the 24 weeks to 1 March 2014 fell by 2pc to £6,206m. However, adjusted operating profit was up 1pc to £497m. Adjusted pre-tax profits were up 4pc to £468m, driven by strong growth in ... [Published Business & Leadership - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Woolworths inks new bread deal

Woolworths has signed a three-year private label bread agreement with UK-owned George Weston Foods as it seeks to shore up long-term arrangements for its store brand products, according to The Australian Financial Review.The deal follows on the heels ... [Published Business Spectator - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Britain's Seven Biggest Family-Owned Businesses

Britain’s family-owned small businesses are among the fastest growing of all enterprises in the country, new research suggests, and will contribute more than £200 billion a year to the UK economy by 2018.Barclays Bank says Britain now has more than two ... [Published Forbes.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 2 reports

GEORGE WESTON : Announces 2014 First Quarter Earnings Release and the Annual Meeting of Shareholders

/CNW/ - George Weston Limited (TSX: WN) announcedtoday that it will release its first quarter 2014 results on TuesdayMay 6, 2014 , at 6:30 a.m. (EST) . This release will be followed by aconference call at 9:00 a.m. (EST) , as well as an audio webcast.  ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

3 Picks From One of Canada’s Top Dividend Funds

When investing, finding new ideas is always tricky. One good starting place is to find funds that have a great track record and look at what they currently hold.One such fund is the Trimark Canadian Plus Dividend Class . The fund has a five-year annual ... [Published Motley Fool - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

George Weston : Completion of Private Placement

George Weston Limited announces purchase of additional $500 million inLoblaw Companies Limited common shares used to finance a portion ofLoblaw's acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart CorporationTORONTO , March 28, 2014 /CNW/ - George Weston Limited (TSX: ... [Published 4 Traders - Mar 28 2014]

Quotes

...It could have as many as half a dozen US stores by 2016. "we are looking at the north-east from washington to maine" said chief executive George Weston
Weston said: "the reception we received in france has been really remarkable, that’s a market that others have found difficult."
Company chief executive George Weston said: "the group as a whole has delivered a very resilient operational and financial result at a challenging time of transition for our european sugar business."
"We are looking at the north-east from Washington to Maine," said chief executive George Weston. "that’s a big market with a young population, great links to the uk and ireland and, importantly, four fashion seasons a year."

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Primark’s performance lifts food and retail gia... [Published Peterborough Evening Telegraph - 5 hours ago]
Primark is poised to break into the lucrative U... [Published This Is Money - 5 hours ago]
The Business: Thursday April 24 2014 [Published The First Post: Latest - 6 hours ago]
Dublin-based Primark to fill Filene’s space [Published Boston Herald - 8 hours ago]
ASSOCIATED BRITISH FOODS : Primark to start ope... [Published 4 Traders - 8 hours ago]
Will expansion into the US make cents for Penneys? [Published Irish Times - 9 hours ago]
ABF stock soars as Penneys has a 'wow moment' [Published Irish Independent - 11 hours ago]
Austerity won't be going away [Published Telegraph - 16 hours ago]
Primark targets US market after profit jump [Published The Scotsman - 16 hours ago]
ABF revenue down, but Allied Bakeries stays strong [Published Bakeryinfo.co.uk - 19 hours ago]
ABF's Primark heads for the US [Published Campden FB - 20 hours ago]
2014 interim results announcement [Published Associated British Foods - 21 hours ago]
3 Penneys heads Stateside, but as Primark [Published Irish Times - 21 hours ago]
Associated British Foods reports revenue decline [Published Insider Media Limited - 23 hours ago]
Sugar drags on ABF sales but Primark bounds ahead [Published Grocer - Apr 23 2014]
ABF: Sugar slump offset by Primark and grocery [Published Food Navigator - Apr 23 2014]
Primark to open its first US stores as profits ... [Published The Independent - Apr 23 2014]
Primark to open first US stores with Boston cho... [Published Brand Republic - Apr 23 2014]
Primark targets U.S. with first store openings [Published 4 Traders - Apr 23 2014]
AB Foods Gains Most in 14 Years as Primark Plan... [Published Washington Post - Apr 23 2014]
AB Foods share price jumps as Primark’s first-h... [Published Invezz - Apr 23 2014]
Primark owner ABF appoints second woman to its ... [Published CFO World - Apr 23 2014]
ABP's first half revenues down 2pc, but operati... [Published Business & Leadership - Apr 23 2014]
Revenue fall for Associated British Foods [Published Insider Media Limited - Apr 23 2014]
Primark beats expectations with profits up 26% [Published Drapers - Apr 23 2014]
Associated British Foods H1 Profit Climbs As Pr... [Published RTTNews.com - Apr 23 2014]
Primark's new US store is 'where bargains were ... [Published Management Today Magazine - Apr 23 2014]
Associated British Foods : Primark growth offse... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 23 2014]
Primark profit growth offsets sugar woes at AB [Published Telegraph - Apr 23 2014]
Woolworths inks new bread deal [Published Business Spectator - Apr 15 2014]
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