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Sberbank and Yandex finalise $1bn ecommerce joint venture

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:56:03 GMT

Russian search group and bank aim to create full-service online retailer



Renault backs magazine publisher ahead of driverless future

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:27:33 GMT

Carmaker expects passengers to want to read as cars pilot themselves



Sports Direct investors block £11m award to Mike Ashley’s brother

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:41:19 GMT

Retailer revealed pay shortfall after probe into family business arrangement



Dixons Carphone: monthly ailments

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:49:16 GMT

The retailer’s mobile phone business needs a rethink



Dixons Carphone climbs on mobile unit rejig

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:06:21 GMT

Shares jump as retailer looks to cut costs and lift profits with overhaul



Tui installs ‘contingency plans’ for Brexit as profits rise

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:53:48 GMT

Strong demand for hotels and cruises drives 12% earnings growth












Discrimination wanes against women in family business

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 05:03:34 GMT

Demographics and better education are helping to end the desire to find a male heir






Westfield sells to France’s Unibail to create $72bn shopping mall group

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:47:00 GMT

Unibail-Rodamco’s $25bn deal for Australia’s Westfield to forge 104-property company



Sberbank and Alibaba abandon joint venture talks

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:26:47 GMT

Efforts to form ecommerce tie-up shelved after year of discussions



Unibail/Westfield: momentum trade 

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:23:42 GMT

Scale is the best way for bricks-and-mortar retailers to defend their position



Nintendo’s Switch console sales hit 10m

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:20:30 GMT

Success of hybrid gaming device marks comeback for Japanese group



Carpetright: more thread than bare

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 17:15:21 GMT

The floor coverings group is starting to recover after strategic errors



Mattel/Hasbro: junk bond Barbie

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:35:15 GMT

A takeover approach at an appropriate premium would bring investors some festive cheer



Odds are against pachinko to steer clear of gambling rules

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:27:04 GMT

Japan no longer seems willing to overlook truth about vertical pinball and slot-machine



Vietnam’s showpiece beer privatisation turns flat

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:07:25 GMT

Only one foreign group, ThaiBev, participates in deal that was a decade in the making









Tencent to take 5% stake in Yonghui Superstores

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 03:37:41 GMT




Beijing makes example of A-lister after failed takeover

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:00:24 GMT

Film star who socialised with Jack Ma caught up in campaign to bring market into line