Coke shares slide as profits disappoint

US drinks group flags $3bn in cost cuts to combat flat sales

Whitbread to take Premier Inn to Germany

Hospitality group buys Frankfurt hotel and plans further expansion

IHG’s US hotels deliver strong quarter

Slow growth in China was one dampener on upbeat results

McDonald's vows review as profits slide

Revenues at the fast food company drop 5 per cent to $7bn

Glimmer of hope in Tesco sales figures

Slowdown eases in run-up to supermarket’s results

BCA Marketplace scraps planned IPO

Vehicle auctioneer blames ‘market volatility’

World Cup drives revenues at William Hill

Bookmaker lifts operating profits 89% in third quarter

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Asos profits dip 14% on strong pound

Online fashion retailer forced to cut prices

RBS takes a gamble on P2P lending

P2P concept is untested in anything other than an environment of ultra-low interest rates

Apple: Tap that

Extraordinary growth should mean extraordinary shareholder returns

Electrolux expresses concern on Europe

US remains bright spot for appliance maker as housing recovery continues

Apple smashes through forecasts

Group beats Wall St expectations on revenues, earnings and iPhone sales

Marc Andreessen quits eBay

Prominent investor leaves following move to split off PayPal

Greene King offer shows pubs’ resilience

Bold bid reflects analyst belief that negative sentiment overdone

Versace maintains growth rate in China

Fashion house develops organically as it side steps crackdown

Kao: beauty and the beholder

After a strong run at home, company wants to expand outside Japan

Internet of things transforms elderly care

Start-ups see huge potential for robots and wearables in the digital home of near future

Russia and China weakness hits Philips

Dutch conglomerate falls to €103m net loss in the third quarter

Metro results give chain Christmas cheer

Group restructuring focuses on core cash-and-carry brand

Electrolux cleans up from currencies

Improved profitability in Europe aided by cost-cutting measures

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