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  1. July 24, 2014

    Kingfisher sales slip on World Cup and Europe woes

    Shares in DIY retailer Kingfisher fell more than 7 per cent on Thursday after a drop in second-quarter sales, partly driven...

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    July 2, 2014

    Facebook creates "missed call" ad product for India

    Facebook has created a new “missed call” product for advertisers in India, marking the first time that the social network...

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  1. May 29, 2014

    Kingfisher: drill down

    Get out the cross cut saw and the combi drill. There is work to do. Return on capital at DIY retailer Kingfisher was just...

  2. May 29, 2014

    Rickety pricing strategy shakes Kingfisher

    The chief executive of Kingfisher said its B&Q DIY chain discounted “too much” in the first quarter after a drop in margin...

  3. May 21, 2014

    Green Economy: Ethical sales recover but price is still driving force

    Consumers are buying sustainable products again, after the global economic downturn reduced demand. “Sustainable, welfare...

  4. May 21, 2014

    Green Economy: Collaboration is a key ingredient in winning the circular argument

    As a business leader it is hard to be evangelical about a concept that asks you to reinvent your business model from the...

  5. May 2, 2014

    Kingfisher climbs on cash return hopes

    Hopes of increased cash returns gave Kingfisher its biggest gain in a month on Friday. Kingfisher rose 2 per cent to 426.4p,...

  6. April 4, 2014

    European shares climb on bid activity

    European bourses made a strong start to trade, with riskier financial and resource stocks in the lead. The FTSE Eurofirst...

  7. April 3, 2014

    Kingfisher in talks to buy French rival Mr Bricolage

    Kingfisher, the DIY chain with operations in the UK and France, is in talks to acquire Mr Bricolage, a French rival, for...

  8. March 25, 2014

    Mudslinging is the worst fate failed floats need fear

    How different to the home life of our dear Queen. Nat Rothschild tweeted that Indonesian miner PT Bumi Resources resembled a...

  9. March 25, 2014

    Kingfisher seeks partner for struggling Chinese business

    DIY chain Kingfisher is to return £200m to shareholders this year and seek a partner for its struggling Chinese business....

  10. March 21, 2014

    Kingfisher forecast to return £200m to shareholders

    Kingfisher, the DIY chain, is expected to announce next week that it will return about £200m to shareholders, and say it is...

  11. March 12, 2014

    Kingfisher rises amid hopes it will sell lossmaking China stores

    After 13 years of losses, could Kingfisher be ready to abandon China? Kingfisher rose 1 per cent to 402.9p on Wednesday amid...

  12. February 26, 2014

    Businesses seek urgent action on climate change after floods

    Executives from some of Britain’s biggest companies have written to the Financial Times calling on Westminster to tackle the...

  13. The World

    January 23, 2014

    Davos thought: The sharing economy and tax

    (c) Getty Images There was a very interesting session this morning on the “sharing economy” focused on the consequences of...

  14. December 11, 2013

    Former Lloyds executive in the spotlight

    There was a lot of finger-pointing going on Wednesday, as the Financial Conduct Authority unveiled its record £28m fine for...

  15. November 28, 2013

    France woes hurt Kingfisher

    Shares in Kingfisher fell more than 4 per cent after the DIY retailer warned of difficult conditions in France. French sales...

  16. October 11, 2013

    Kingfisher revamps B&Q’s top management

    Kingfisher has shaken up the management of its B&Q chain, parting company with the chief executive of the UK arm of the DIY...

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    October 7, 2013

    London headlines

    * China to rejoin talks to cut IT tariffs * Cut price of deal, Apollo tells Cooper * Carmakers target southeast Asian...

  18. October 6, 2013

    Kingfisher head foresees EM supermarket consolidation

    The architect of Carrefour’s global expansion predicts a period of “consolidation” for the European supermarkets that...

  19. September 11, 2013

    A hard stop would limit the costs of bank regulation

    Bewildered late adopters wish personal technology companies would quit innovating for a while, giving them time to catch up....

  20. September 11, 2013

    Kingfisher: emperor’s new coat

    As the economy warms up, people are supposed to skip out of their paint-chipped doors to stock up on brushes and paint and...

  21. September 11, 2013

    FTSE treads water ahead of UK jobless data

    London investors were cautious ahead of the UK employment data release, with demand for drugmakers, telecoms stocks and...

  22. September 11, 2013

    Kingfisher cautions on UK recovery claims

    Kingfisher, the DIY retailer, said it was too early to call a recovery in the UK economy, although there were some signs of...

  23. August 30, 2013

    Highlights from this week’s Investors Chronicle

    Buy: Regus (RGU) Regus is riding the flexible working wave and its expansion prospects, underpinned by established centres...

  24. July 24, 2013

    Fall in number of failed stores points to retail improvement

    Signs of improvement in Britain’s consumer sector emerged on Wednesday as the number of retail units in administration at...

  25. July 16, 2013

    Bad loans cast long shadow over Indian banks

    Growing concerns about bank asset quality, hidden bad loans and a general lack of transparency, all set against the backdrop...

  26. July 16, 2013

    Fading bank rally leaves FTSE flat

    London’s banks were looking tired after their recent run higher as the wider summer rally on the FTSE 100 also started to...

  27. July 3, 2013

    Responsible business: surviving harsh realities of a downturn

    All organisations have to cut discretionary expenditure in a downturn. Thus, corporate social responsibility budgets are...

  28. June 25, 2013

    Europe is good to my business, and Britain

    If an international business such as Kingfisher was permitted one request of the EU, it would be for a single market fit for...

  29. June 6, 2013

    Barclays hit as banks lead London lower

    Barclays was the sharpest faller yesterday as banks led the FTSE 100 to its lowest level since April. A stake sale by...

  30. May 31, 2013

    High street retailers seek tax reform

    Big retailers are stepping up pressure on the UK government to address what some regard as the unfair tax burden on the high...

  31. May 30, 2013

    Interdealer brokers reap benefit of recovery in trading volumes

    Interdealer brokers were in demand on Thursday as the London market bounced from a two-week low. ICAP and Tullett Prebon...

  32. May 30, 2013

    Kingfisher blames cold Easter for drop in revenue

    Kingfisher has blamed Europe’s unseasonably cold Easter period for a fall in first-quarter sales, as freezing temperatures...

  33. May 30, 2013

    Retail sector losses crimp FTSE rally

    Retailers were weaker on the FTSE 100, but London’s main index stayed calm as appetite for miners and financial stocks...

  34. May 20, 2013

    Co-op’s retiring chief skips annual meeting

    The Co-operative Group sought to draw a line under its recent troubles as Peter Marks, retiring chief executive, opted not...

  35. April 1, 2013

    Supermarkets eye revival through co-traders

    The traditional high street may be dying, but a new one could soon be born – in large, out-of-town supermarkets. As the...

  36. March 29, 2013

    Retailers fear icy blast over Easter

    Freezing temperatures having been deepening the chill in retail sales, as store groups brace themselves for a difficult...

  37. March 26, 2013

    Lombard: Bond funds toil to gain from West’s slide

    The feeling that fings ain’t what they used to be for developed economies is deepened by a Financial Times analysis of...

  38. March 26, 2013

    Kingfisher: wallpapering over

    A well-established theory says that when an economy is ailing and the housing market is stagnant, homeowners stop trading...

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