Monthly Archives: October 2012

Reebok eyes sales rebound in 2013

BERLIN – German sporting goods maker Adidas AG’s (ADSGn.DE) struggling Reebok brand expects sales to rebound next year, German magazine Wirtschaftswoche reported on Saturday, citing Chief Marketing Officer Matt O’Toole. “Orders for 2013 are looking good,” the magazine quoted O’Toole … Continue reading

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Gucci says trading tougher in China

:Fashion news PPR’s Gucci says trading tougher in China PARIS – Gucci, the Italian fashion brand owned by French group PPR, said trading had become tougher and competition fierce in China’s largest cities. Gucci, the world’s No.2 luxury brand behind … Continue reading

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LuLu to bring 30 London Dairy outlets to UAE

Tablez Food Company, the food and beverage division of Abu Dhabi-based LuLu Group International, is planning to open 30 London Dairy ice cream outlets across the UAE over the next three years, the firm’s CEO has confirmed. London Dairy offers … Continue reading

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Walgreens and Alliance Boots Form Joint Venture Company

DEERFIELD, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Walgreens (NYS: WAG) (NAS: WAG) , the nation’s largest drugstore chain, today announced that it has formally set up a new company, jointly owned with Alliance Boots, as part of their strategic partnership’s synergy program. The new … Continue reading

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Next nudges up profit forecast

Next said stronger sales in late September and early October made up for an unusually quiet start to August. Photograph: David Moir/Reuters Next nudged its profit forecast for this year higher after stronger sales in recent weeks, adding to optimism … Continue reading

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Census: SA's population of 51.8m is still young

SOUTH Africa’s population increased by about 7-million to 51,770,560 between 2001 and 2011, Statistics South Africa revealed on Tuesday as statistician-general Pali Lehohla handed President Jacob Zuma the census results in Pretoria. The country still has a young population, with … Continue reading

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Census: SA’s population of 51.8m is still young

SOUTH Africa’s population increased by about 7-million to 51,770,560 between 2001 and 2011, Statistics South Africa revealed on Tuesday as statistician-general Pali Lehohla handed President Jacob Zuma the census results in Pretoria. The country still has a young population, with … Continue reading

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