Unilever steady on emerging markets plans

Chief promises to keep up investment to tap long-term opportunity

P&G to raise prices in emerging markets

Aim is to offset effect of weaker currencies and inflation

Barclays’ chief suffers maul of the same

Roar of protest as third of voters fail to back pay report

Primark in pursuit of the American dream

Retailer believes it will succeed where so many others have failed

Rana Plaza workers struggle one year on

Western retailers stall on compensation payments

Rana Plaza collapse: one year on

Bangladeshi factories are safer but companies are divided

Nike’s FuelBand runs into trouble

Group considers pulling wearable device out of competition

Toys: tough puzzle

The growth of tablets and smartphones has hit toymakers

Mulberry embraces ‘affordable’ to rebuild

Luxury group shifts strategy as it warns of missing expectations

Reckitt Benckiser eyes pharma spin-off

Group’s figures bolster ‘capital markets solution’ for RBP unit

Burberry rises on Chinese sales

Half-year revenues ahead 19% to £1.3bn

Sports Direct to sell online using credit

Bid to emulate successful model of fashion chain Next

Criminal probe launched into Herbalife

DoJ and FBI investigating claims company is pyramid scheme

Lafley returns to his pet project at P&G

Chief keen to ensure the consumer group does not go to the dogs

Hell is hot desks and office sinners

The BBC’s spoof documentary ‘W1A’ shows that robots are unlikely to run offices just yet

Bonmarché hits vein of ‘silver’ sales

The comic reality of commerce on TV

Digby Jones takes the on-screen ‘Troubleshooter’ role

Lafley reshapes P&G with $2.9bn pet sale

Cash deal with Mars part of effort to win back investor favour

Woolworths in A$2.15bn David Jones deal

S African group’s offer trumps Myer in retailer battle

Hornby issues third profit warning

Forex movements contribute to toymaker’s £1.2m in losses

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