Tesco chief in vow over turnround plan

Philip Clarke Tesco
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Clarke’s comments to press ahead come amid 7% profit fall

Tesco makes sales gains in central Europe

Retailer undeterred by previous difficulties

Starbucks moves Europe HQ to London

Relocation means coffee chain will pay more tax

Tesco
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Clock ticks on Clarke’s Tesco revival plan

Shareholders and investors see three options for embattled chief

British coffee chain market heats up

Artisan coffee shops seen as threat and opportunity for Starbucks

Kerowa Gram Panchayat, Purulia, West Bengal. The tailor Yudhishthir Mahto and Bheem Chandra Mahto, his brother
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Uncertain future for India’s middle class

Aspiring vulnerable to economic and political change

Tesco: Continuity Clarke

Curated decline is no way to manage a business under threat

Reckitt Benckiser eyes pharma spin-off

Group’s figures bolster ‘capital markets solution’ for RBP unit

Burberry flagship store, Kerry Centre, Shanghai, China
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Burberry rises on Chinese sales

Half-year revenues ahead 19% to £1.3bn

Tesco: unexpected item in bagging area

UK supermarket CEO starting to look like a man under pressure

Existential angst for Imperial Tobacco

L’infer, c’est les non-fumeurs

Carlyle closes Africa fund at $698m

Tesco investor wants chief Clarke to quit

Top-20 shareholder claims legacy of Sir Terry Leahy is being broken

Five steps to heaven for Tesco chief Clarke

There are five big concerns the underfire chief must grapple with

Imperial Tobacco to shut two factories

Closure of plants in Nottingham and Nantes to cost 900 jobs

House of Fraser heads to Asia

Sanpower to pay £155m to take control of UK department store

China and LatAm support Coca-Cola sales

First decline in global fizzy drinks in nearly 15 years

SABMiller considers selling Tsogo Sun stake

London-listed brewer reviewing options for $1bn shareholding

Zalando defends work practices

German TV report reveals conditions at Erfurt logistics centre

Co-op pushed to adopt softer reforms

Three board members water down Lord Myners’ proposals

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