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Irish fashion, food and home retailer Dunnes is seeking up to 40 UK stores amid ambitious plans to more than double its presence here.
Paperchase’s owner has ruled out a sale after turning down “several offers” for the business as its profits surge.
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Ferrero has extended the deadline for Thorntons’ remaining shareholders to accept its offer for a second time as the Italian chocolate maker bids to take full control of the UK firm.
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Ferrero’s takeover of Thorntons is on the verge of completion after the retailer’s shareholders agreed to sell almost 80% of shares.
Last week, Netherlands-based Ahold and Belgium’s Delhaize Group announced their intention to combine businesses through a merger.
As Ferrero moves to acquire Thorntons, we explain how the businesses got where they are today and the impact of the deal on the market.
Top Spanish retailer Mercadona has no external investors – unlike compatriots El Corte Inglés and Inditex. Will it always be so?
What is the story behind Sports Direct’s admission today that “planned acquisitions in full-year 2015 did not fully materialise”?