Dufry snaps up Italy’s World Duty Free

Glasgow Airport's Sky Hub, a 4,000sqm, two-storey extension, which includes new shops, bars and restaurants on the ground floor and a new purpose built security area and World Duty Free store on the first floor.

The €3.6bn deal will create world’s biggest travel retailer

India’s diamond polishers lose their sparkle

Growth stalling and profits dwindling for country’s diamantaires

Kraft Heinz will have to pass taste test

New group must face up to a revolution in consumer preferences

Two-tier shoppers seek value and luxury

Wealthy and poor alike buy budget items and indulgent treats

Kevin O’Byrne, chief executive of B&Q in the UK and Ireland

Head of B&Q to leave in Kingfisher revamp

DIY chain to restructure as French acquisition hits hurdles

Carnival boosted by fuel price drop

Marketing efforts and courtship of Chinese market pays off

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Crunch time for M&S and Debenhams

High street stalwarts under scrutiny after lengthy underperformance

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Ecommerce sector faces Brussels probe

Commission aims to look at factors hampering single online market

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3G cost-cutters struggle over food sales

Brazil trio’s record of beer sales growth eludes other businesses

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Heinz-Kraft: Warren’s buffet

Warren Buffett and 3G have made a lot of money in food. Who is next to be eaten?

Warren Buffett wins two ways on Heinz

Berkshire got $1.1bn in dividends and equity stake value doubled

Adidas promises higher profits

Sportswear group seeks to bounce back after run of setbacks

Mengniu: washed white

Dairy company is spending for the future

UK retail sales rise as prices fall

Sharp drop in inflation prompts Britons to spend more, curbing fears of deflationary downward spiral

SuperGroup surges on strategy makeover

Shares rise after fashion retailer pledges to pay first dividend

Kraft’s sticky problem: American cheese

A taste for the orange, processed fare was never big outside the US

The Ideas Column: Where angels fear to invest

Sinners not only have all the fun, their investments do better too

Brazil’s 3G trio show voracious appetite

Heinz-Kraft deal marks latest in which group has acted as a consolidator in a struggling sector

MPs question Sports Direct on USC deal

Mike Ashley’s retail group accused of withholding payments

Facebook opens Messenger to developers

Social network is betting the app will be earnings generator

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