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The pub operator Mitchells & Butlers appoints new CEO
By New Statesman - 10 September 7:56

Alistair Darby is named the new chief executive.

Asda starts Christmas four months early
By Alex Hern - 29 August 7:39

The supermarket chain has put "Santa's grottos" in three English stores.

Heineken's half-yearly net profit up 1.6 per cent
By New Statesman - 22 August 13:51

But the Dutch brewer warns that the ongoing European economic downturn could affect demand for the rest of the year.

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Scottish retail sales show no sign of pre-Olympic boost
By New Statesman - 16 August 7:54

Both food and non-food sales decline in July.

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Dixons Retail increases its Pixmania stake
By New Statesman - 10 August 8:42

The £8m deal enables Dixons to take full day-to-day control of the multi-channel business.

Nestlé's half-yearly net profit climbs 8.9 per cent
By New Statesman - 09 August 6:58

Business improves in all geographies.

Spot the difference... A Samsung and an Apple phone.
Samsung v Apple gets contempt of court-y
By Alex Hern - 01 August 8:08

The Korean tech giant released prohibited evidence to the press, angering the presiding judge

Domino’s Pizza posts profit rise
By New Statesman - 23 July 11:16

The company improves e-commerce sales.

Dairy cows graze in a field in Cheshire
The milk blockade is part of a far crueller story
By Alan White - 20 July 8:42

It's just an episode in a scandalous, decades-long tale of corporate greed.

Coca Cola present the Olympic torch relay at Glasgow
Coca Cola decides to pay their Olympic taxes
By Anna Lezard - 18 July 17:05

Coca Cola takes a lead from McDonald's.

John Lewis's 23-week sales climb 9.5 per cent
By New Statesman - 13 July 10:56 posts a sales growth of 45 per cent.

Pernod Ricard sells Danish and German brands for €103m
By New Statesman - 13 July 9:16

The transaction also includes the disposal of the Aalborg production plant in Denmark.

Burberry revenue misses growth estimates
By Helen Robb - 11 July 12:52

Burberry’s growth in revenue has failed to meet the estimates of analysts.

A basket of Premium Foods brands.
Premier Foods sells Elephant Atta for £34m
By New Statesman - 06 July 8:09

The proceeds of the sale will be used to pay down debt.

Airlines agree to include surcharges in headline price
By Joe Derry-Malone - 05 July 11:45

Debit card charges to be included in advertised price

Gate Gourmet to acquire two Qantas flight kitchens
By New Statesman - 05 July 6:30

The deal will complement and build upon Gate Gourmet’s existing business in the Australian market.

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Food inflation at its lowest in nearly two years
By New Statesman - 04 July 14:23

Overall shop price inflation slows in UK

A chocolate milkshake
Race to the finish, via a chocolate shake
By Felicity Cloake - 04 July 13:49

The London Olympics will boast the biggest McDonald’s in the world.

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Real Good Food improves annual earnings
By New Statesman - 03 July 8:11

Napier Brown, Garrett and Renshaw divisions post strong results.

Anheuser-Busch InBev buys remaining stake in Grupo Modelo
By New Statesman - 29 June 11:30

Corona to become a global flagship brand of the Belgian brewer alongside Budweiser.

"Some people think of Innocent as a load of guys hanging out on bean bags"
By Richard Cree - 28 June 12:55

Richard Reed, co-founder of Innocent Smoothies, talks fruit, innocence and a bad experience in a dog biscuit factory.

Abbot Ale is the premium brand of Greene King in the UK.
Greene King beats the downturn with a 9.4 per cent sales increase
By New Statesman - 28 June 8:24

Record profits for the Suffolk brewer and pub operator as food sales soar.

A Currys and PC World megastore.
Dixons Retail annual loss narrows
By New Statesman - 21 June 7:43

Strong performance from the company’s UK and Ireland division, despite tough market conditions.

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A surprise first-quarter boost for Whitbread
By New Statesman - 19 June 9:26

The Costa owner's total sales climb 13.9 per cent.

Home Retail Group's shares rise 17 per cent
By New Statesman - 19 June 7:55

Investors' confidence boosted by strong Argos sales, despite the wettest April in a century.

Sunset for Tesco Japan as it sells 50 per cent of its shares to Aeon
By New Statesman - 18 June 8:44

The UK-based retailer exits from the Japanese market after nine years.

H&M Group's May sales climb 12 per cent
By New Statesman - 15 June 8:30

A good month for the Swedish clothing retailer.

A basket of Premium Foods brands.
Premier Foods sells Sarson's and Haywards to Mizkan
By New Statesman - 15 June 7:42

It's in the chips and out of vinegar for the UK food manufacturer, which pockets £41m.