Billionaire Carl Icahn bought 306,846 more shares of Herbalife on Aug. 31, according to a Friday filing.
Marks & Spencer has offered thousands of long-term staff increased compensation amid pressure to backtrack on planned pay cuts.
Wal-Mart is eliminating 7,000 positions in its back offices across the U.S., the company confirmed Thursday.
The accountancy watchdog has dropped an investigation into the former Tesco chief financial officer Laurie McIlwee, nearly two years after an accounting scandal emerged at the supermarket.
As of Friday, the number of lawsuits accusing Starbucks of deceiving its customers by serving them too much ice or too much foam has fallen by one. Ordering a cold drink means it will be served with ice, according to US district judge Percy Anderson.
Barnes & Noble CEO Ronald D. Boire, who had been at the helm of the retailer for less than a year, has been shown the door.
BHP Billiton, the world’s biggest miner, has reported a record loss of $6.4bn (£4.9bn) following a fatal dam disaster in Brazil, a slump in the price of commodities, and a bet on fracking in the US.
The bosses of Britain’s largest public companies earned an average of £5.5m last year, and have enjoyed a 10% pay rise while wages in the rest of the economy lag far behind.
Shell has sought to reassure shareholders about its blockbuster takeover of BG Group by announcing an extra $1bn (£650m) of cost savings aimed at making the $70bn deal work in the face of persistently low oil prices.
Bottling company Coca-Cola HBC has returned to growth in established markets for the first time in five years after its soft drinks sold well in Italy and Greece.
Production for the latest Ford Mustang has been pushed up two years, reports Mashable.
Barack Obama’s derailment of Pfizer’s $160bn (£114bn) merger with Allergan sparked immediate speculation on Wednesday that the US drugs company would turn its attention to another big pharmaceutical takeover.
McDonald’s has said it will open eight new outlets in Victoria, just a week after the fast food giant expressed concern over its performance in Australia.
“Got chased by a mob of taxi drivers who threw rocks,” tweeted the singer Courtney Love from Charles de Gaulle airport.
Workers crying at their desks.
Shoppers are set to benefit from their favourite fruit, vegetables and salad staying fresher for longer, under an initiative by the UK’s biggest supermarket to slash food waste.
Howard Schultz will step down as Starbucks chief executive – again.
The creator of the Big Mac, one of the most popular fast foods in the world, has died aged 98. Jim Delligatti was a McDonald’s franchisee who came up with the idea in 1967 because he said customers wanted a bigger sandwich.
The financial reporting watchdog will investigate accountancy firm Grant Thornton for signing off on an arrangement between Sports Direct, majority-owned by Mike Ashley, and a delivery firm owned by his brother.