Reckitt chief says sorry to South Korea

First remarks since protests over products linked to 92 deaths

Down Under data light up cigarettes debate

Plain packaging meets health aims and deters young from smoking, says review

Imperial’s volumes slip despite US boost

Overall revenues lifted by newly acquired Winston cigarette brand

Cigarette packaging rules upheld by ECJ

Tobacco companies must cover two-thirds of box with health warnings

Coty, the fragrance and beauty group also owns nail polish brands Sally Hansen and OPI. Hand out image

Coty upbeat on P&G beauty deal savings

Bart Becht predicts group will generate industry-leading margins

Apple encounters the laws of tech gravity

Go-go growth in the company’s iPhone sales may be coming to an end

What Apple can learn from Dyson

The US tech company should take notes from a British innovator, writes John Gapper

Pop star Rihanna at the FENTY PUMA by Rihanna AW16 Collection during New York Fashion Week earlier this month

Puma says profits and sales on track

German sportswear brand posts strong performance in Asia

Apple’s slowdown hurts Japanese suppliers

Sony, Fanuc and Murata Manufacturing report stalling growth

Mayborn had sales of nearly $40m last year

Ping An buys Tommee Tippee baby brand

Sale to Chinese group will return £135m to private equity owner 3i

Electrolux shares jump on forecast rise

Household appliance maker continuing to turnround US operation

Sir Philip Green’s links to BHS

The retailer has sold the business but could be on the hook

Fnac returns with final bid for Darty

French group raises offer valuing London-listed target at £900m

Property problems about more than Brexit

Pessimists worry that this springtime slowdown is deeper

Kering sales miss expectations

Gucci revenues considerably lower than forecast but Bottega Veneta bigger disappointment

Darty at centre of rapid fire bidding war

Fnac and Conforama trade increased offers for French white goods retailer

Conforama buys stake and raises Darty bid

Steinhoff unit’s improved offer values French group at £742m

Calvin Klein changes creative command

Costa and Zucchelli to leave after a combined 29 years at company

Zalando suffers slower than expected sales

Online retailer says it remains on track to deliver ‘strong growth’

Reckitt should not have easy ride on pay

Rakesh Kapoor’s incentives are too narrowly linked to the market


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