Volume sales of the spirit is up 7% while value sales are up 5%
French dairy giant Danone has upgraded its 2017 earnings guidance despite reporting “slow sales” in the first quarter
Reckitt Benckiser has reported flat like-for-like revenues in the first quarter but favourable currency rates boosted reported sales by 15%. Plus, Danone upgrades its 2017 earnings guidance and all the rest of this morning’s news from the City.
Unilever comfortably beat City expectations for its first-quarter organic sales growth, posting a revenue rise of 2.9%
Fiddes Payne has slipped into the red as restructuring costs hit the Cake Angels owner
The company said performance was boosted by advance shipments linked to recent price increases…
Society’s turnover was up 1.6% to £376m for the year to January 2017
Heineken in global growth despite UK sales dip Subscription
The brewer’s global volumes were up 0.6% organically to 44 million hectolitres
Unilever has posted underlying sales growth of 2.9% in its first quarter, entirely driven by price increases as sales volumes edged down. Plus LDC confirms backing of Addo Food Group buyout, quarterly results from Nestle and Pernod Ricard and all the latest news from the City.
Remy Cointreau reports 'strong' growth in sales Subscription
Total sales reached €1.2bn in the year ending 3 March, up from €1.1bn in the previous year, its latest accounts revealed
Analysts hailed Tesco’s turnaround under the leadership of Dave Lewis on Thursday
Fast-growing ready meals supplier Laila’s Fine Foods has posted another year of stellar sales growth
CEO Bill Showalter insists business is on sound financial footing amid claims of ‘broken’ capital structure
Tesco has posted its first full-year like-for-like UK sales growth since 2009/2010 as the supermarket’s recovery under CEO Dave Lewis continues to gather pace
Spar wholesaler Henderson sees record financial year Subscription
Henderson increased pre-tax profits by 11% to £24m and invested a record £34m throughout retail infrastructure and employment
Pre-tax profits at Tayto Group more than halved to £3.1m last year as sales declined and the Northern Irish snack maker continued to invest in the business.
BFS Group, parent company of Bidfood, has reported a pre-tax profits rise of 12% to £45.9m for the year to the end of June 2016
Co-op slumps to £132m loss after bank write-down Subscription
Food like-for-like sales rose 3.5%, driven by core convenience business
Halewood International back in profit Subscription
Despite sales falling by £16m to £215m, the group secured a £2.6m profit, up from a loss of £8.2m the previous year
A Christmas sales boost at Boots in the UK was not enough to stop a decline in group revenues at parent Walgreens Boots Alliance during the second quarter.
Yoplait blamed “category slowdown” and changes to promotional strategies and market dynamics for the sales drop
Birds Eye and Findus owner Nomad Foods recorded a loss in the fourth quarter of 2016 but the decline in the UK market slowed as the group battled to turnaround its performance in the challenging frozen market.
Booker Group has a reported a strong end to the year, with non-tobacco group like-for-like sales up 4.7% in the fourth quarter ahead of its £3.7bn buyout by Tesco
Shares in the Irn-Bru maker fizzed 2.2% higher to 559.5p on the back of its results in the year to 28 January.
Tesco (TSCO) has announced this morning it has agreed with the UK Serious Fraud Office to pay a £129m fine to avoid prosecution for its 2014 accounting scandal
Tesco results: what the analysts say Subscription
Tesco’s UK-like-for-like sales were up 0.9% in the year – its first reported full-year growth for seven years. Here’s how analysts have reacted
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Morrisons results: what the analysts say Subscription
Today’s results provide some encouragement that Asda is at least heading in the right direction, but there’s still a long way to go …
Grocers' Christmas results top City expectations Subscription
Which of the supermarkets ‘won’ Christmas is a fight decided at the tills, but the winner of the battle in the City comes down to expectations.
All of the major food and drink retailers have come through the crucial trading period in decent fettle
Tesco Christmas results: what the analysts say Subscription
Our roundup of how leading retail and City analysts reacted to Tesco’s latest quarterly update
A back to basics approach implemented by CEO David Potts has seen the once-troubled supermarket bounce back with its best financial results for seven years
Which of the grocers has "won" Christmas? Subscription
Ahead of a busy week of grocery trading updates there are good reasons to think the supermarkets had a far better time of things over the festive period.
As general retailers suffered this week on a gloomy outlook for 2017, the City rushed to grab a piece of B&M European Value Retail, with discounters seen as a safe haven in uncertain times.
The popularity of the programme was undeniably good news for the home baking category, which has actually been declining
The September sunshine was blamed for plummeting gravy sales at the Bisto and Oxo supplier