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On the move: Brasher faces Pick n Pay challenge

The appointment of former Tesco UK chief Richard Brasher as Pick n Pay's new CEO last week may not be enough to turn around the fortunes of...

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Editor's choice: highlights on just-food this week 17 Apr 2014

Dean Best

Tesco was in the spotlight this week after the publication of its annual results confirmed what a challenging year the UK's largest retailer endured. Another UK grocer under scrutiny is The Co-operative Group, which reported banking-induced losses, but revealed it is re-sizing its food retail estate to give it more focus. Elsewhere, China's WH Group, of which Smithfield Foods is now a part, announced plans to list in Hong Kong and US group Post Holdings made another M&A move, with a deal to buy egg-to-dairy supplier Michael Foods.


S African retailer Pick n Pay mulls Nigeria entry 15 Apr 2014

Dean Best

South African retailer Pick n Pay has revealed it is looking at ways to enter Nigeria.


Pick n Pay H1 earnings climb 22 Oct 2013

Michelle Russell

South African retailer Pick n Pay has booked an increase in first-half earnings, boosted by tighter cost control, increased sales and improved gross margin.


Pick n Pay confirms 400 job losses 4 Sep 2013

Katy Askew

South African retailer Pick n Pay today (4 September) confirmed that it will lay off 400 administrative workers as it works to boost efficiency.


Week ahead: ABF H1s; Unilever, Hershey, Premier Q1 22 Apr 2013

Dean Best

A raft of companies report to the market next week, including UK-based food group Associated British Foods, which is set to unveil its half-year results. Data for the first quarter of 2013 will continue to come in, with Unilever, Hershey and Premier Foods plc among those set to publish numbers.

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How Nestle plans to grow in Nigeria 6 May 2014

Hannah Abdulla

Nestle is reportedly planning on upping its presence in Nigeria. In the past six years, the world's largest food manufacturer has injected US$400m into its Nigerian business and has plans to spend $70m this year.

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