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Rivals to focus on organic firms after Kraft deal

Mar 30 2015 12:09

The macaroni and ketchup merger of Kraft Foods and HJ Heinz may prove a boon to the far smaller natural and organic food companies that have seized market share.


Heinz-Kraft deal: The stories behind the brands

Mar 26 2015 09:59

The combination of HJ Heinz and Kraft Foods will bring many of the best-known brands under the same roof, here's a look at the history behind those products.


3G to use its cost-cutting playbook

Mar 26 2015 14:00

When Kraft Foods Group merges with HJ Heinz, they will share a name, a central place in the American kitchen and two headquarters near Chicago and Pittsburgh.


Law firm rallies Tesco investors to join lawsuit

Mar 24 2015 20:00

A law firm is asking Tesco shareholders to join a group that wants to bring a lawsuit and seek billions in compensation for losses relating to the UK retailer's profit overstatement.


Advtech CEO steps down

Mar 23 2015 12:09

The CEO of Advtech has resigned after only seven months at the helm after a disagreement with the board of the private education firm, says the interim CEO.


Edgars Zim records profit growth

Mar 20 2015 11:55

Results released by the Zimbabwean arm of Edcon show that full-year profit was up 22.29%, with overall profitability boosted by an 85% jump in finance income.


Tesco regains ownership of 21 UK superstores

Mar 20 2015 11:00

Britain's biggest retailer Tesco has regained sole ownership of 21 superstores in a deal that forms part of a plan to strengthen its core UK business.


Starbucks steps into conversation about race

Mar 19 2015 11:04

Starbucks' campaign aimed at encouraging people to talk about race relations in the US is the latest example of a big company trying to tie its brands to social issues.


Youth no longer view cars as status symbols

Mar 17 2015 16:36

There has been a significant shift in how consumers view cars and millennials do not feel the need to own a car the way their parents did, says an expert.


Sainsbury's sales dip for fifth straight quarter

Mar 17 2015 11:00

British supermarket Sainsbury's has posted a quarter of declining underlying sales and says it does not expect the trading environment to improve any time soon.

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McDonald's workers detail burns, job hazards

Mar 17 2015 08:54

McDonald's workers in 19 cities have filed complaints over burns from popping grease, a lack of protective equipment and other hazards, say labour organisers.


100 carat SA diamond to fetch up to $25m

Mar 16 2015 19:11

A "flawless" 100 carat diamond discovered in De Beers mines is on show in Dubai and will be auctioned by Sotheby's next month, where it could fetch up to $25m.

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Johannesburg has been selected to host the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in 2017. "[The congress] will ensure that small business development remains firmly on the national agenda and the radar screen of all stakeholders, the Small Business Development minister said.

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