Ex-Louis Vuitton chief Yves Carcelle dies

Hailed as ‘pioneer’, Carcelle loses battle with cancer at age of 66

New Tesco chief vows to rally staff

Lewis promises to restore UK’s largest grocer as customers’ champion

Guerra exits Luxottica with €45m package

Founder Leonardo del Vecchio takes over as executive chairman

Phones 4U loses contract with Vodafone

Retailer stands to lose a big part of sales with withdrawal

Perform surges on Blavatnik offer

Access Industries bids to control sports media group

Big Tesco shareholder reduces stake

Harris Associates cites ‘incoherent strategy’

Emaar’s Dubai IPO marks regional revival

Planned October listing shows improving post-crisis fortunes

Is Manchester United the new Tesco?

Over time trophies are a direct function of expenditure

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Co-op Group members back board reforms

Search for chairman and chief executive can begin in earnest

Alibaba targets launch week for IPO

Group expected to raise $20bn plans roadshow for week of September 8

Week in Review, August 30

Burger King, Shell, RBS and Brazilian telecoms also in the news

Tesco vows decisive action on profit warning

Struggling chain’s new CEO to start a month early

Apple fans on hold for wearable device

Fitness-tracking gadget will not go on sale until early 2015

AstraZeneca gains on renewed bid chatter

FTSE 100 held aloft by gains from financial and defensive stocks

Fashion the new front in supermarket wars

Lidl and Aldi ramp up the pressure as they turn to clothing

Supermarkets dominate school uniform battle

Grocers come top of the class with cheap alternatives

Rentals threat to gardening retail sector

Report warns of lost annual spending of £87m by 2023

Guns: jammed cylinder

US gunmakers feel heat from supply chain idiosyncrasies

Tesco: it really is that bad

Retailer’s shares are not cheap yet

Supermarkets hit hard by Tesco warning

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