J&J certain it will prevail in baby powder and opioid lawsuits

‘We trust [the justice department] is going to come to the same conclusion that we have, and that’s that J&J acted responsibly,’ CFO Joseph Wolk says

US sales setback hits the Domino’s Pizza share price

The world’s biggest pizza restaurant chain battles to contain new competitor delivery services such as Uber Eats, DoorDash and GrubHub

Burberry’s new logo-strewn design is a surprise hit

Revenue at the British label grew faster than expected in the first quarter, with Chinese consumers particularly enjoying its revamped look

Edcon’s turnaround gains traction amid asset sales

The numbers on the revival plan suggest that the retail group’s restructuring is gaining momentum

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Steinhoff pays another R1.3bn in advisory fees

Company says while efforts will be made to limit costs, it expected the advisory costs to remain a reality for a while

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AB InBev cancels Hong Kong IPO

Company is not proceeding with the deal due to ‘prevailing market conditions’

Walmart must hire someone who can stop the bleeding at its online business

The company is searching for a new chief revenue officer for its US e-commerce business

Steinhoff says interim losses narrowed, but future is uncertain

While revenue from continuing operations rose 2.9% to €6.9bn thanks mainly to Pepkor Europe, Steinhoff says the costs of stabilising the group remain high

Woolworths’s SA food business serves up some relief

The retailer’s food business has bolstered results amid an upturn in the fashion, beauty and home segment

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Green shoots at Woolworths bring some relief

Strong growth in its SA food business reignites high-end retailer’s sales in the year to end-June

M&S group CEO Steve Rowe takes control as Jill McDonald leaves

Clothing, home and beauty MD McDonald is leaving the business after less than two years in the job

Woolworths shares hit six-month high on solid sales growth

The retailer’s food business has bolstered results amid an upturn in the fashion, beauty and home segment

British inventor James Dyson pays $54m for Singapore’s priciest penthouse

The British billionaire is moving his company from the UK to Singapore to be closer to Asian markets

Naspers’s Superbalist eyes R1bn in annual private-label sales

Superbalist launched its self-titled private-label range, which is designed and mostly manufactured in SA, in early June

Brait’s struggling UK retailer New Look turning a corner

New Look's materially deleveraged balance sheet and more flexible capital structure provides a stable operating platform, says Brait

Nestlé Waters teams up with Ocean Legacy for plastic waste clean-up

Multinational food and drink company to support clean-up projects for communities around the world

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