Soaring smartphone sales boost profits for Huawei – Financial Times

Soaring smartphone sales boost profits for HuaweiFinancial TimesHowever, this has eroded profitability as the company splashed out on marketing, signing up big names including actor Scarlett Johansson and Argentine footballer Lionel Messi. Last financial year, net profits increased just 0.4 per cent to Rmb37.1bn …and more »

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Soaring smartphone sales boost profits for Huawei – Financial Times

Nestlé sales growth stalls – Financial Times

Financial TimesNestlé sales growth stallsFinancial TimesThese could include formal profit margin targets, for which support is growing among top Nestlé executives, although their intention would be to guide investors on what would be achievable — and not to encourage cuts in investment and marketing spending.and more »

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Nestlé sales growth stalls – Financial Times

Shell’s profits treble on back of cost cuts – Financial Times

Financial TimesShell's profits treble on back of cost cutsFinancial TimesShell's downstream business, responsible for refining, petrochemicals and marketing, was the strongest engine of growth, with earnings up 39 per cent from last year at $2.5bn. The integrated gas division also saw profits jump by more than a third, to …Royal Dutch Shell PLC (RDS.A)Zacks.comall 127 news articles »

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Oil price recovery helps quarterly profits surge at Shell – Financial Times

Oil price recovery helps quarterly profits surge at ShellFinancial TimesRoyal Dutch Shell reported a better-than-expected surge in second quarter profits and continued to trim its debts as the Anglo-Dutch group benefited from heavy cost cuts and a partial recovery in oil prices. Profits on a current cost of supplies basis …and more »

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Oil price recovery helps quarterly profits surge at Shell – Financial Times

Moneysupermarket slashes guidance as energy-switch revenues fall – Financial Times

Financial TimesMoneysupermarket slashes guidance as energy-switch revenues fallFinancial TimesBut all the recipients had previously opted out of direct marketing, the ICO said. Analysts at Liberum said “the company's comments suggest [energy switching promotions] will not be as beneficial in the future as in the past” and raised questions about …and more »

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Moneysupermarket slashes guidance as energy-switch revenues fall – Financial Times

SAP raises outlook as cloud bookings take off – Financial Times

Financial TimesSAP raises outlook as cloud bookings take offFinancial TimesHowever, pre-tax profit in the quarter fell 21 per cent from a year ago to €908m, as cloud growth was accompanied by higher expenses and marketing costs. In early Frankfurt trading, shares fell slightly to just under €91. “Definitely growth is the key …and more »

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SAP raises outlook as cloud bookings take off – Financial Times