Tag Archives: Competition and Markets Authority

Scott Longley – Help the aged…the bookies’ demographic crunch

SBC News Scott Longley - Help the aged...the bookies’ demographic crunch

As the industry pushes forward with a higher emphasis  on omni-channel strategies Scott Longley examines why legacy bookmakers have to look to overturn the ageing demographic of their retail betting customer base. With a view of modernising its shops and retail points what can the industry learn from other sectors… Much of the to and fro in the submissions to …

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Deal agreed for £2.3bn Ladbrokes Coral merger

SBC News Deal agreed for £2.3bn Ladbrokes Coral merger

The boards of Ladbrokes and Coral have managed to agree on a merger deal which will create ‘a leading multi-channel and internationally diversified business with a compelling strategy to accelerate online growth, deliver substantial synergies and drive value’. Ladbrokes Coral plc will have net revenue of £2.1 billion and £392 million of EBITDA (excluding cost synergies of at least £65 …

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