Lidbetter preaches Co-op reform

Chairman has month to convince board to back reforms ahead of AGM

Week in Review

Week in Review, April 19

Featuring Citigroup; Tesco; Google, Diageo, and Imperial Tobacco

Walmart pushes into money transfer market

Retailer aims to attract customers without bank accounts

Co-op: cannonade against the commissars

Revolution at the Co-op is needed to avert mutual’s assured dwindling

Co-op forced to renegotiate loan terms

Move comes as group posts record £2.5bn loss

Amazon faces fresh wave of German strikes

Pay talks with second-largest union break down

Co-operative Group posts £2.5bn loss

Problems add up for mutual following ‘disastrous’ year

Philip Clarke Tesco
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Tesco chief in vow over turnround plan

Clarke’s comments to press ahead come amid 7% profit fall

Tesco makes sales gains in central Europe

Retailer undeterred by previous difficulties

Tesco
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Clock ticks on Clarke’s Tesco revival plan

Shareholders and investors see three options for embattled chief

Leslau charges back into stock market lists

Laying the ghost of Knutsford to rest

Burberry rises on Chinese sales

Tesco: unexpected item in bagging area

UK supermarket CEO starting to look like a man under pressure

Tesco investor wants chief Clarke to quit

Top-20 shareholder claims legacy of predecessor Sir Terry Leahy is being dismantled

Five steps to heaven for Tesco chief Clarke

There are five big concerns the underfire chief must grapple with

House of Fraser heads to Asia

Sanpower to pay £155m to take control of UK department store

Zalando defends work practices

German TV report reveals conditions at Erfurt logistics centre

Co-op pushed to adopt softer reforms

Three board members water down Lord Myners’ proposals

JD Sports sportswear sprints ahead

Bumper performance offsets outdoor and fashion losses

Diageo bids $1.9bn for United Spirits stake

Open offer for up to 26% of Indian liquor-maker’s shares

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