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The Bimbo/Weston US bakery deal

Bimbo takes slice of US bakery market

Grupo Bimbo has hailed its acquisition of George Weston's US bakery business as a transformational deal that will help the Mexican-facing baker build its credentials as an international player. However, concerns linger over the high...

Shake-up at Loblaw leaves questions unanswered

Shake-up at Loblaw leaves questions unanswered

Loblaw, Canada's largest food retailer, has faltered recently as Wal-Mart slowly builds its presence north of the border. It's all change in the company's boardroom, with Allan Leighton, once vital to the turnaround at Asda in the 1990s, charged with breathing fresh life into another grocer. But, as Dean Best discovers, Loblaw's strategy has left retail watchers unconvinced.