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Burberry rises on Chinese sales Luxury fashion retailer reports a 19% rise in half-year revenues in the same week that it opens a flagship store in Shanghai, to tap a growing market
Financial Times | Apr 16, 2014 09:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tesco: unexpected item in bagging area As the UK supermarket chain suffers a stream of hits, chief executive Philip Clarke is starting to look like a man under pressure
Financial Times | Apr 16, 2014 08:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Carlyle closes Africa fund at $698m There is growing interest from private equity money because of oil and gas finds and the emergence of a consumer class on the continent
Financial Times | Apr 15, 2014 6:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Tesco investor wants chief Clarke to quit Top-20 shareholder claims the company made an error in not challenging discounters sooner and that the legacy of Sir Terry Leahy is being dismantled
Financial Times | Apr 15, 2014 6:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Five steps to heaven for Tesco chief Clarke There are five important concerns that underfire Tesco chief executive Philip Clarke must grapple with to turn round Britains biggest retailer
Financial Times | Apr 15, 2014 4:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Imperial Tobacco to shut two factories Drop-off in smoking across Europe has left the tobacco groups factories in Nottingham and Nantes running well below their capacity
Financial Times | Apr 15, 2014 4:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
House of Fraser heads to Asia The Chinese conglomerate Sanpower will pay 155m to take control of 89% of the 164-year-old privately owned UK department store
Financial Times | Apr 15, 2014 4:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
SABMiller considers selling Tsogo Sun stake London-listed brewer says that it is reviewing its strategic options for the $1bn shareholding, which is one of its few non-core assets
Financial Times | Apr 15, 2014 3:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Zalando defends work practices German TV report reveals conditions at the online fashion retailers Erfurt logistics centre, describing it as a climate marked by constant fear
Financial Times | Apr 15, 2014 3:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Co-op pushed to adopt softer reforms Three board members water down Lord Myners radical proposals to a regime that is more acceptable to the groups regional representatives
Financial Times | Apr 15, 2014 1:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend