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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.
Associated British Foods, the maker of Kingsmill bread and Twinings tea, said profit at the group had been boosted by its acquisition of Mazola corn oil and malt drink Ovaltine. For the year to September 13, ABF posted a 9% rise in pre-tax...
Tesco has been rapped by the advertising watchdog after ads for its ill-fated Double the Difference price-checking campaign were branded “misleading” and “contradictory”.
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