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B&Q owner reports second-quarter sales down 1.8%

Retail sales show subdued growth

ONS figures reveal volumes have risen only 0.1%

Emerging markets slowdown hurts Unilever

Weakening currencies wipe €413m off operating profits

China detains five in meat probe

Violations at key McDonald’s supplier alleged

How Clarke was ousted from Tesco

Cancelled parties and talk of ‘enormous relief’ mark handover

Pepsi: treatment, not surgery

Trian has made the case for a shake-up, not a break-up

Food M&A: tasty morsels

Philippines deal shows acquisition fever unlikely to abate

Pepsi urged to give activist board seat

Calstrs fund wants Nelson Peltz to shake up food and drink group

Sega vs Nintendo: Console Wars book review

A 1990s battle that could offer lessons for today’s smartphone makers

Apple: sweet position

Company has met insatiable appetite from China but market will get tougher

Premier focuses on a second-half turnround

McColl’s sales grow after IPO

Convenience store chain’s expansion fuelled by flotation

WH Group: third little piggy

Third time should be a charm for Sino-US pork producer

Ackman ‘death blow’ enlivens Herbalife

Stock shoots up as investors brush off probe results

Swatch warns over Hong Kong outlook

Watchmaker’s profits decline for the first time in five years

McDonald’s profits dip on falling US sales

Fast-food companies are struggling for global growth

Cath Kidston sells stake to fund Asian push

Target of 100 shops selling designer’s chintzy prints eyed in China

Foreign food chains face China disruption

Checks ordered after key supplier accused of selling expired meat

WH Group cuts valuation for rebooted IPO

Sino-US pork group pares price from HK$8 to HK$6.20 a share

LG on mission to reshape flexible screens

Industry doubts OLED’s ability to displace LCDs

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