Adidas sales surprise on the upside

Sportswear group reports growing revenues as CEO prepares to go

Luxottica churn is a worry for Italy Inc

Lack of outrage shows how little corporate practices have changed

Casino: rallying cry

The French group has got a good price for its stake in a Thai retailer

Last restrictions to go on Sunday trading

Extension of hours a move to help ‘bricks and mortar’ retailers

Star Wars film lifts toy sales at Hasbro

Boys segment jumps 35% on back of popular film franchise

Foreign groups to lose Polish ‘privilege’

New government taxes are aimed at overseas banks and supermarkets

Casino to sell Big C stake to TCC

€3.1bn Thai deal will help French retailer reduce debt

Krispy Kreme jumps on coffee train

Doughnut maker aims to capitalise on consumers’ love for latte

Halfords finance boss drives up stake

Mason boosts holding despite flat trading

Age UK earning millions from commissions

Charity commercial arm promotes insurance, energy and funerals to elderly

Superdrug to review ‘sexist’ pricing

Chain follows Boots’ lead to address gender ‘disparity’

Crisps lose crunch in battle with popcorn

Health-conscious consumers are turning to rival savoury snacks

PVH buys out Tommy Hilfiger China partner

Owner of fashion label says brands not hit by country’s slowdown

Sainsbury’s finds novel way to fund deal

Deposits at the supermarket’s banking arm will help finance £1.3bn acquisition

France: The short seller vs the supermarket

US investor has gone into battle with Casino

Sainsbury’s strikes deal for Home Retail

Cash and shares offer values Argos owner at £1.3bn

Ocado runs the risk of being overtaken

Sainsbury’s deal shines a harsh light on Tim Steiner’s efforts

Ocado confident of overseas deals

Online grocer in talks with retailers to license technology as it reports second profit in 15 years

Sainsbury’s: clicked but not collected

Market shrugs at a deal that looks good on paper

Lawsgroup’s journey: Hong Kong to Myanmar

Rising Chinese wages force the textile maker to move production but its CEO remains laid-back


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