Dutch grocery giant Ahold has reported a 2.5% increase in third quarter sales to €6.9bn. Profits during the period rose 5.3% to €300m. It also performed particularly well in the US, where sales rose 8.5% to $5.8bn.
A flat Christmas is the most positive outcome UK retailers can expect.
Gallaher, the makers of Silk Cut and Benson & Hedges cigarettes, has appointed Ronnie Bell as a non-executive director with effect from March 8. Bell has 30 years executive experience with Kraft Foods. He retired from his position as...
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