Palm oil ethics battle spreads

Nestlé, Unilever, Kellogg and Mars cease trading with IOI

Debenhams turns to Amazon for chief

Retailer banks on fashion specialist’s online experience

M&S fails to fashion a revival in clothing

Like-for-like clothing sales have fallen in each of the past five years

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Tobacco groups lose plain packaging fight

Cigarette companies forced to use dull olive packs

Sneaker wars: pitch battle

The new sports groupies are middle-aged lawyers representing kitmakers

Richemont: time to spend it

The luxury goods manufacturer needs to return its cash pile to shareholders

Richemont destroys stock as sales fall

Cartier owner highlights stresses facing luxury sector

Big Tobacco looks to ecigarettes for growth

Faced with tighter regulation on traditional products the likes of BAT are focusing on the ‘next big thing’

Standardised tobacco packaging - ASH, working in partnership with the Department of Health, has developed the image below which complies with the new regulations - The image conforms to the requirements of the EU Tobacco Products Directive and UK law on standardised packaging.” from ASH press office

Big Tobacco loses case on plain packaging

Judge rejects legal challenge saying new rules are ‘appropriate’

Burberry: not so hot right now

Brand needs to check decline before it ends up in the trenches

China group bids for German robot maker

Home appliance maker’s bid values automation company at €4.6bn, a 60% premium to stock’s last close

Burberry to cut costs as profits dip 7%

Chief says luxury sector remains ‘challenging’

Nike nets Chelsea FC kit deal worth £600m

US company closes in on 10-year contract worth £60m a year

Home Depot, TJX lift 2016 profit guidance

Retailers buck trend of weaker earnings from US department stores

Flurry of deals suggests IPO uplift

Maisons du Monde, Philips and Dong point to renewed listings appetite

Philips sets range for lighting division IPO

Dutch group hoping to raise €844m after sale fell through

Nintendo seeks to leap into movies

Video games group hopes to bring Mario to the big screen

EU legislators dent China trade status bid

No case for granting market economy status, parliamentarians says

SuperGroup shares soar on sales jump

Company behind the Superdry brand posts 21% revenue rise to £589.5m

Adidas and Chelsea blow whistle on shirt deal

Way paved for English club to sign more lucrative sponsorship

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