Euro weakness upsets luxury brand pricing


Volatility in currency markets exacerbates price global differentials

Costcutter owner calls for more mergers

‘Smaller number of big players’ needed, says Sir Michael Bibby

Lixil faces loss from China-based arm

Joyou files for insolvency and eyes legal action against ex-heads

Haiti: Rising from the rubble

Much has been rebuilt since the 2010 earthquake, but it is more difficult to ensure the country’s economic future

Alison Brittain

UK boards lag target for women directors

Push for greater diversity fails to deliver change

‘Do it for me’ culture threatens DIY

Fewer young consumers have the desire to tackle DIY

Suffering Australian miners turn to pot

Resources groups swap mechanical diggers for medicinal marijuana

Amazon starts to book UK sales in Britain

Shift over Luxembourg deal brings revenues in reach of taxman

Disney: Let it grow

Bob Iger boldly bet on media content when he bought Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm — and it looks like money well spent

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Internet-wary feel secure in Thomas Cook

Threat of boycott fails to deter customers

Tobacco groups start action over branding

Standardised packaging rules infringe rights, companies claim

UK pound store growth faces hurdles

Shifting landscape driving consolidation among discounters

Innovation helps Warburtons’ brand rise

Variety serves family bakery well to leave rivals looking stale

Reckitt faces regulatory friction on K-Y

UK watchdog raises concern over impact on competition

Whitbread recruits Brittain as CEO

Number of female executives in FTSE 100 rises to 6

HP revenues hit by falling printer sales

Whitman flags up innovation as company prepares to split

Moya the Destroyer revives letter writing

Royal Mail chief looks to turn round group’s fortunes

Thomas Cook makes pledge to Corfu family

Chief meets parents of children killed in hotel tragedy

Zanetti eyes expansion with Milan listing

Family-owned Italian coffee group lays out ambitions


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