Apple: waiting for the big thing

Results beat expectations but next big product remains an unknown

P&G to raise prices in emerging markets

Aim is to offset effect of weaker currencies and inflation

Buffett criticises Coke’s equity plan

Investor abstains from vote at drinks group’s annual meeting

Primark in pursuit of the American dream

Retailer believes it will succeed where so many others have failed

Big e-cigarette groups buy smaller rivals

Sector consolidates in attempt to fend off tobacco companies

WH Group halves planned Hong Kong listing

Sino-US pork producer will now raise just $1.3bn-$1.9bn in IPO

Sports Direct mulls new incentive scheme

Ashley throws down gauntlet to institutional investors

Bernie Ecclestone’s trial opens

Formula One chief faces charges of bribery

AB Foods: UK retailers in the US

Given history of British retail failures in the US, why is Primark going to Boston?

Primark store
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Primark looks to US with Boston store

Move comes amid wider expansion by ‘value-for-money’ retailer

Patisserie Valerie chain owner seeks IPO

Latest in series of retail companies to tap investors

Rana Plaza workers struggle one year on

Western retailers stall on compensation payments

Woolworths chief preaches power of size

Deal for David Jones stores gives retailer ‘scale to compete’

China to become top corn importer in 2020

Country to be dominant player in global grains markets

McDonald’s misses target as earnings dip

Tesco fires fresh salvo in price battle

The supermarket group is cutting prices on over 30 products

Moyes caught offside by PR game

Man Utd face challenge after troubled reign

Essenden pins hopes on expansion plans

Bowling alley group plans to raise £125m for diversification

Moyes fired as Manchester United manager

Giggs takes reins until end of season

Card Factory joins rush of UK retail IPOs

Greetings card company expected to be valued at more than £700m


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