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Sears’ top shareholder pitches break-up plan

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 17:39:48 GMT

Eddie Lampert seeks to extend bet on US retail by buying Kenmore and SHIP brands









Kimberly-Clark lifts full-year sales forecast

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 13:03:31 GMT










Hong Kong IPOs give foreigners access to China education

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 03:29:02 GMT

Half world’s largest listed education companies are now from the mainland



Buddhist activists halt Chinese holy mountain IPO

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 03:12:00 GMT

Application withdrawn after claims listing amounted to forbidden ‘marketing of faith’



How JD Sports won the UK ‘athleisure’ race

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 09:00:26 GMT

Since chairman Peter Cowgill was installed in 2004, the stock has risen 3,000%



Banning straws not enough to solve plastic pollution, May warned

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 03:00:31 GMT

Waste management and fouling of oceans are the core priorities, critics say



British purveyors of quality food and kit to overseas pet lovers

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 03:00:28 GMT

Brands hope to make a tidy sum from a dog’s dinner thanks to growing global market



The tenacious Canadian who reshaped Royal Mail

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 23:08:14 GMT

Moya Greene shifted focus to compete with Amazon, drove through privatisation and brought along unions



Week in Review, April 21

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 21:59:14 GMT

Strong results from US banks; Netflix and Unilever also in the news



Starbucks: America’s culture wars come to the café

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:09:39 GMT

The arrest of two black men in a Philadelphia branch of the chain highlights US companies’ struggle to find the right response to social issues as sensitive as race 






Reckitt Benckiser shares slide on stagnant sales growth

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10:25:08 GMT

Shares fall as core health business weighs on first-quarter results



Chinese demand brings relief to Nestlé

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 08:35:58 GMT

World’s largest food and drinks group battles to improve performance






Royal Mail boss Moya Greene to step down

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 06:55:55 GMT

CEO’s 8 year-tenure included the postal service’s controversial privatisation



Warren Buffett heads for board exit at pivotal moment for Kraft Heinz

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 04:01:29 GMT

Company has had a miserable year since its thwarted $143bn bid for Unilever



Philip Morris International: light my fire

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:05:26 GMT

US tobacco group has a problem with older smokers



Skechers tripped up by soft guidance

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 21:40:12 GMT




Jana tucks into Pinnacle Foods with 9.1% stake

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 21:05:03 GMT