South Korea boycott knocks Reckitt profit

Group to pay £300m compensation over fatal disinfectant

HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 28: Kanye West at Milk Studios on June 28, 2016 in Hollywood, California. adidas and Kanye West announce the future of their partnership: adidas + KANYE WEST (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for ADIDAS)

Adidas: stars and stripes

Marketing push in the US is already paying off for the German sporting goods group

Mao relative takes Sotheby’s stake

Taikang Life pays $230m for 13.5% holding in auction house

Chris Puckett interviews the crowd at the MLG Major in Columbus, Ohio

Meet esport’s master of ceremonies

Commentator performs at gaming events all over the world

Cussons: easy PZ

Personal care products manufacturer keeps its eye on the main prize

LVMH sells Donna Karan International for $650m

French luxury group offloads fashion house to US clothing company G-III

A sign stands outside a J Sainsburys Plc store, containing an Argos concession, in Cheam, U.K., on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016. J Sainsbury Plc is considering making an offer for Home Retail Group Plc in a deal that would combine two of the U.K.'s largest retailers and add everything from sofas to suitcases to Sainsbury's line-up. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg
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Sainsbury’s Argos deal given CMA clearance

Competition regulator approves purchase of Home Retail Group

Picture: Lorne Campbell / Guzelian John Roberts, CEO and founder of, a Bolton -based company which specialises in selling white goods on the internet. PICTURE TAKEN ON WEDNESDAY 19 MARCH 2014
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AO World: staying in Europe

The battle abroad to convince consumers and suppliers is not yet won

Swatch clocks up Brexit boost

Watchmaker confirms profit slump while weak pound spurs UK sales

Lindsay Lohan attends the launch party for the Magnum Pleasure Store in London

Consumer groups see promise in start-ups

Unilever, Diageo and Kellogg want access to new ideas without making acquisitions

Focus on personal care propels Unilever

Anglo-Dutch group posts revenue rise but says consumer demand remains weak

AO shares jump as retailer expands in Europe

Online electricals seller says it has not been affected by Brexit

Dollar Shaving Club: smooth cut

The valuation is high, but not necessarily outlandish

Cometh the hour, goeth the Man(ny)

London hedge fund group chief executive is heading stateside

How a maverick shook up the razor industry

Maverick approach by founder seen in hit YouTube video has changed the way razors are sold

Unilever buys Dollar Shave Club for $1bn

Deal will allow men’s grooming start-up to build its international presence

Boots steps into S Korea pharmacy market

Nasdaq-listed company Walgreens Boots Alliance in franchise deal

Swatch shares slip on profit warning

Swiss watchmaker says first-half net sales are expected to fall 12%

Supergroup lifted into the Next realm

Fashion group offers double-digit online growth plus cash returns

US expansion comes at a cost

Danone looks willing to fork out a hefty premium to swallow WhiteWave


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