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The retailers to watch as the economy opens up

The retailers to watch as the economy opens up

In just a few short months, the COVID-19 pandemic and associated lockdown have triggered seismic shifts across the retail landscape. Some changes are likely to be temporary; others may accelerate previous structural trends.  As we emerge from hibernation, I thought I’d try to identify the businesses that should prove to be better investments in the years ahead.


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Dominic is the Portfolio Manager of the Montgomery Small Companies Fund. Dominic joined Montgomery in August 2019 after spending thirteen years specialising in smaller companies in portfolio management and equities research. Most recently, Dominic was a Portfolio Manager and Senior Research Analyst at MHOR Asset Management in Sydney for three years. Prior to this, he ran Deutsche Bank’s Small Caps Equity Research Team in Sydney for six years. He was also previously Head of Research at Foster Stockbroking.  

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  1. Can you update share prices, as P/E are now significantly different case in point Adairs and SUL

    • Hi Carlos, yes, JB are great retailers currently enjoying a surge in demand for electronics. However, JB are in the ASX-100 Index (Large Cap) and we are analyzing small caps in this blog (stocks outside the ASX100). Cheers.

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