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Unilever fails to meet second-quarter sales expectations

Unilever failed to meet sales expectations in the second-quarter, which they put down to a slowdown in emerging markets and declining prices in developed ones.

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Tesco shares dropped considerably yesterday – to their lowest level in almost ten years.

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Crocs are forced to lay off 180 employees

US footwear brand Crocs – known for their colourful plastic clogs, have just been forced to close over 100 stores globally, after experiencing a large profit drop of 44 per cent in three months.

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Microsoft profit down 7% on the back of Nokia loss

Microsoft saw profit fall 7 per cent in its second quarter as its newly acquired Nokia division lost almost USD700 million.

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Fawaz Alhokair net profit surges 15.7% for Q2

Saudi Arabian retail giant Fawaz Abdulaziz Alhokair Co. reported a 15.7 per cent rise in second quarter net profit this week, thanks to new store openings and international sales.

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Mattel launch Thomas & Friends catalogue

American toymakers Mattel have brought in a new way to sell their iconic Thomas & Friends products to consumers – a brand new direct-to-consumer catalogue and website.

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Profit loss for Mattel's Barbie

US company Mattel are the biggest toymakers in the world, and they are going through tough financial times.

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Hermes reports sales slow down for Q2

Historic luxury goods marker Hermes reported a slow down in sales for its second quarter, hit by lower demand in Japan and America as well as unfavourable foreign exchange rates.

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12% sales boost for H&M in June

In June H&M enjoyed a 12 per cent sales increase from the same time last year. Sales were said to be negatively affected by calendar effects of approximately 3-4 percentage points.

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Halfords thanks Tour de France for sales boost

Halfords sales are at a record high due to the Tour de France race.

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