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    Alcoa accelerates on carmaker targets

    Alcoa shares approached their highest level in more than two years after the aluminium group reported adjusted results ahead...

  2. March 31, 2014

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    Some of the best known companies in the US are taking water supplies into account when deciding where to locate their...

  1. January 30, 2014

    Viacom boosted by profits rise

    Shares in media conglomerate Viacom rose on Thursday after the company reported a 16 per cent rise in quarterly profits,...

  2. August 8, 2013

    Nestlé: vanity project

    Sales, so the adage goes, are vanity, profits are sanity, and cash is reality. Phooey to that, says the market. Nestlé’s...

  3. July 19, 2013

    Pepsi: half nelson

    Grab some chips and a soda, and settle in. This will be fun to watch. Nelson Peltz, head of Trian Partners, made a detailed...

  4. November 16, 2012

    Hostess Brands to liquidate business

    Hostess Brands, the US baker of Twinkies, and Wonder Bread, is to liquidate its business after failing to reach a pay...

  5. April 24, 2012

    Hershey: doing fine without Cadbury

    Consoling parents may say things happen for a reason. The reality is that millions of interacting actions and reactions...

  6. April 24, 2012

    Price rises lift Hershey’s earnings

    Shares of Hershey jumped almost 6 per cent on Tuesday as the US candy company raised its earnings outlook and reported...

  7. March 12, 2012

    Wall St steady despite global worries

    US equities were mixed on Monday as fresh economic data out of China added to growing concerns that the world’s...

  8. February 1, 2012

    Hershey reports strong fourth-quarter results

    Hershey, the largest US chocolate maker by revenues, has reported strong fourth-quarter results as consumers continued to...

  9. January 11, 2012

    Hostess files for bankruptcy

    Hostess Brands, the US baker of Twinkies and Wonder bread, has filed for bankruptcy for the second time in six years,...

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    December 8, 2011

    Sweet deals in European bank deleveraging

    What links Hershey to the eurozone debt crisis? Well, aside from making a product that cracks under pressure, the...

  11. November 8, 2011

    US corporate bond issuance rebounds from lows

    Companies have sold nearly $28bn of bonds in the US in the past two days, marking the best start to a week this year. Monday...

  12. October 26, 2011

    Supply-chain experts arrive at the top

    When Tim Cook, the new chief executive of Apple, launched the iPhone earlier this month, it was widely considered a damp...

  13. July 29, 2011

    Groups wary of parting with their money

    Companies round the world queued up this week to tell investors how tough life is, as the half-year reporting season got...

  14. July 26, 2011

    Sweet result for Hershey as income triples

    Recession-weary US consumers appear to be turning to chocolate to soothe their economic worries. Although obesity concerns...

  15. May 18, 2011

    Hershey chief leaves for top Del Monte job

    David West, Hershey chief executive, resigned unexpectedly on Wednesday, leaving the US chocolate maker to take the top job...

  16. February 3, 2011

    Australian stocks rally as cyclone fears fade

    With many of the region’s markets closed for the lunar new year, the focus was on Australia to see how investors reacted to...

  17. December 27, 2010

    Open innovation powers growth

    Procter & Gamble, the world’s largest consumer goods company, is an acknowledged global industry leader in new consumer...

  18. December 7, 2010

    Hershey targets UK and Europe

    Hershey, the US chocolate maker, is to start selling its Hershey’s Kisses and other confectionery in the UK and Europe as it...

  19. October 1, 2010

    Big Food eyes profits in smaller waistlines

    Nestlé milked maximum publicity from its creation this week of a health science business “to pioneer a new industry between...

  20. June 15, 2010

    Tame inflation figure boosts US stocks

    US stocks were sharply higher on Tuesday, helped by data indicating that inflation continues to remain under control.The...

  21. June 1, 2010

    Wall Street lower on mixed data

    US stocks bounced around the flat line on Tuesday but closed lower on the day, as the day’s mixed macroeconomic data gave...

  22. April 23, 2010

    Confectioners push cocoa near to 33-year peak

    Cocoa prices surged this week and approached their highest level for 33 years on the back of improving demand from the...

  23. March 12, 2010

    The inside story of the Cadbury takeover

    Todd Stitzer: “Cadbury lusted after being the largest chocolate company in the world” Todd Stitzer had been working for...

  24. January 26, 2010

    Ferrero rules out Cadbury counterbid

    Italy's Ferrero family said it would not make an offer for Cadbury, clearing the way for Kraft of the US to secure the UK...

  25. January 25, 2010

    Ferrero will not offer Cadbury a sweeter deal

    Another bite? Ferrero could now be more amenable to acquisitions Italy’s Ferrero family said on Monday it was not going to...

  26. January 23, 2010

    Grieve for Cadbury's lost independence, but move on

    That's right: let it all out. It's fine to grieve for Cadbury's loss of independence now that Hershey has withdrawn from...

  27. January 22, 2010

    Grieve for Cadbury’s lost independence, but move on

    That’s right: let it all out. It’s fine to grieve for Cadbury’s loss of independence now that Hershey has withdrawn from...

  28. January 22, 2010

    Hershey rules out counterbid for Cadbury

    Hershey has decided not to bid for Cadbury, abandoning its hope of using the British confectioner as a path to global...

  29. January 22, 2010

    Hershey rules out Cadbury move as it paves way for Kraft to seal deal

    Hershey has decided not to bid for Cadbury, abandoning its hope of using the British confectioner as a path to global...

  30. January 22, 2010

    Hershey to bow out of battle for Cadbury

    Hershey has decided not to mount a bid for Cadbury, abandoning its hope of using the British confectioner as a path to...

  31. January 21, 2010

    Hershey to bow out of battle for Cadbury

    Hershey has decided not to mount a bid for Cadbury, abandoning its hope of using the British confectioner as a path to...

  32. January 21, 2010

    The flaw of banking on brand recognition

    In the three decades of the emerging markets – first the Asian tigers, then China and now the Brics – western companies...

  33. January 21, 2010

    Why western businesses cannot bank on brand recognition alone

    In the three decades of the emerging markets - first the Asian tigers, then China and now the Brics - western companies...

  34. January 20, 2010

    Hershey

    Left alone on the dance floor, has Hershey avoided embarrassment or missed the opportunity of a lifetime? Kraft’s success in...

  35. January 20, 2010

    Hershey still has time to counter-bid

    Kraft's bid of 840p for Cadbury, which includes an extra 10p dividend payment, could scotch the possibility of a competing...

  36. January 19, 2010

    Hershey still has time to counter-bid

    Kraft’s bid of 840p for Cadbury, which includes an extra 10p dividend payment, could scotch the possibility of a competing...

  37. January 19, 2010

    Cadbury deal ‘the price of globalisation’

    Cadbury, the 186-year-old British confectionery group which on Tuesday accepted an improved £11.6bn takeover bid from Kraft,...

  38. January 19, 2010

    Cadbury / Kraft

    Like a premium chocolate bar, Kraft’s agreed bid for Cadbury provides a mix that could ultimately satisfy chocoholic...

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