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UK health targets threaten size of chocolate bars

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:01:24 GMT

Report highlights portion control as most effective way to reduce sugar content

LSE free to move in its own clear direction

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 18:37:24 GMT

Exchange’s refusal to budge on EU competition concerns may show where it wants to be

Game Digital’s profits slump 30% on weak releases

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:09:56 GMT

High street chain cheers second-half sales uplift spurred by Nintendo Switch launch

Fosun affirms investments as it rejigs management

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:10:26 GMT

Chinese conglomerate to press on with M&A despite renminbi fall and capital controls

Tui’s customers desert Turkey and north Africa

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:08:44 GMT

Tour operator sees increased demand for Mediterranean and Caribbean destinations

Saga targets fivefold increase in travel profits

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 08:40:58 GMT

Insurance group pins hope on new ship as shift from underwriting gathers pace

Moss Bros lifts profits despite slower sales growth

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:10:59 GMT

Retailer boosted by refurbished stores and better product range

Wolseley loses its old name on transatlantic trip

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:09:14 GMT

Plumbing group quits Nordic climes and adopts US moniker

Amazon launches grocery pick-up stores in Seattle

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:41:12 GMT

Online retailer attempts to drive into the $800bn US grocery market

AC Milan set for Hong Kong listing

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:29:49 GMT

Asian investor plans IPO as an exit for Elliott which has helped fund €740m purchase

Tesco: discounted justice

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:12:47 GMT

Punishment points to a trend to levy penalties because it is easy rather than right

Cargill chief warns against protectionist policies

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:31:32 GMT

Head of US’s largest privately owned group points to risk of a trade war with China

The existential questions posed by lab-grown meat

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:31:03 GMT

Notebook: Cellular agriculture means dietary choice will go the way of Starbucks drinks

Greece uplift helps Thomas Cook boost sales

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:27:37 GMT

Tour operator sees signs tourists returning to Egypt and Turkey as summer bookings up 10%

Ladbrokes Coral pledges higher savings from merger

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:44:24 GMT

Group reports a pro-forma loss for last year because of one-off costs from £2.2bn deal

Tesco UK arm to pay £129m accounts scandal penalty

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:00:23 GMT

Supermarket to set up £85m scheme to compensate investors

Huishan Dairy confirms it missed interest payments

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:01:30 GMT

Chinese group says it cannot reach executive in charge of relationship with bankers

Diageo confident it has the perfect blend for growth

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 04:01:22 GMT

Chief executive of world’s largest distiller says efficiency drive will allow it to reinvest

Tesco shareholders highlight risks of Booker deal

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 04:00:41 GMT

Two top shareholders express concerns over price and distraction from turnround strategy

Tesco may need to speak up to land Booker prize

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:13:43 GMT

Retailer chose winning the communications battle rather than winning people over

Poundland places 99p Stores into administration

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:31:19 GMT

Group blames previous management for failure of 60 ‘unprofitable’ outlets

Two big Tesco shareholders oppose Booker purchase

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:03:36 GMT

Schroders and Artisan Partners, which hold 9%, voice concerns over £3.7bn takeover

Huishan Dairy: high curdle rate

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:58:44 GMT

Jitters are contagious, with Ping An Bank confirming indirect exposure

Fallout from China Huishan Dairy spreads

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:22:05 GMT

Ping An Bank faces 2% hit to pre-tax profit from indirect holding in struggling group

Asia sales power up Dyson’s profits

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 04:02:46 GMT

UK engineering cum technology company also benefits from its expanded product line-up