Tesco set to report loss of up to £5bn

Raft of write-offs and charges in full-year results

Week in Review

Week in Review, April 18

Indian tax, financial fines, global gym deals and Yahoo-Microsoft revise search deal

JD Sport shop on Oxford Street, London.JJB Sport, Enfield.
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Vinyl and pies mash-up is retail hit

Record stores seek niche to attract new wave of customers

Factory workers sew garments at the Caracol Industrial Park complex in Caracol October 22, 2012
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Economy held together by shirts and jeans

Textiles represent 90% of the country’s exports

Case study: Rhum Barbancourt

The rum company plans to double production and become more aggressive in the market

Bangladesh factory fund still short of target

Benetton to give $1.1m to fund for victims of building collapse

Emerging market woes ease for Unilever

Consumer goods companies face differing fortunes

SABMiller gains as soft drinks outpace lager

Brewers’ revenues rise 6% as growth returns in China

Vatican ends investigation into US nuns

Sisters accused of creating a ‘grave’ doctrinal crisis

Wm Morrison recruits 5,000 staff but cuts 720 in head office

Supermarket to cut 720 roles in head office

Debenhams to increase third-party shops

Results beat market expectations and take pressure off chief

Brait buys 80% of Virgin Active for £682m

CVC more than doubles its investment in health clubs group

Zalando posts best first quarter

Shopping website on tech staff hiring spree

SNP confronts Labour big beast in his den

Polls suggest Brown’s former constituency may fall to Nationalists

Alliance Trust braces as rebels gather strength

Rebels are gaining support ahead of the annual meeting

Nestlé in talks to sell frozen food unit

World’s largest food group enters exclusive negotiations

Mothercare crawls back to health in UK

Fourth consecutive quarter of like-for-like sales growth

Mothercare crawling back to health in UK

Retailer’s efforts to protect margins fuelling turnround

JD Sports lifts dividend on profit surge

Retailer reduces losses at Blacks and Millets outdoor brands

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