Unilever says locals are biggest rivals

Challenge in emerging markets is from homegrown operators

Retail executives play musical chairs

Stores seek edge by poaching rivals’ top talent

BAT profits hit by strength of sterling

Currency swings overtake tobacco group’s emerging markets growth

US watchdog ties McDonald’s to franchisees

Joint responsibility for conditions spelt out in decision

Where the Tesco executives are now

Sir Terry Leahy’s team was ousted when Philip Clarke took the helm

Food industry boosts labelling lobbying

States roll out laws disclosing genetically modified ingredients

Cost cuts push up PZ Cussons profits

Consumer goods maker rises above currency weakness

World Cup boosts Domino’s Pizza profits

Online sales rise 30.6% to £204.7m

Andrew Higginson is set to become chairman of Wm Morrison
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Marching in step with the discounters

Higginson’s Wm Morrison role shows rise of price cutters

Ecommerce site Flipkart raises $1bn

Indian online retailer to use funds to focus on mobile users

Sony set to fail Japan index test

Company’s losses mean likely ejection in August reshuffle

Darden: Olive Garden branch?

Long-time CEO goes, but activists now need to come up with a new plan quickly

McDonald’s Japan axes profit guidance

Higginson to become Wm Morrison chairman

Ex-Tesco finance director joins supermarket’s board

Lloyds traders rip off an Old Lady

Scam is most dispiriting in scandal over benchmark manipulation

Drugmakers juggle non-core assets

Dollar Tree / Family Dollar: value deals

Cautious estimates of cost savings may leave some upside

Dollar Tree buys Family Dollar for $8.5bn

Reckitt pushes ahead with pharma spin-off

UK group to divest heroin substitute business via London listing

Tyson to sell Brazil and Mexico business

Proceeds to pay down debt from $8.6bn Hillshire acquisition


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