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

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

CMC Markets revenues rise ahead of regulatory clampdown – Financial Times

CMC Markets revenues rise ahead of regulatory clampdownFinancial TimesWhile the number of people using its platform slipped by 1 per cent, CMC said this was down to a change in its marketing and and a shift to focus on “premium clients” rather than amateur retail traders – as both European and UK regulators seek to …

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CMC Markets revenues rise ahead of regulatory clampdown – Financial Times

Chipotle hit with subpoena over latest food-safety issue – Financial Times

Financial TimesChipotle hit with subpoena over latest food-safety issueFinancial TimesHe added that “it is too soon to know what enduring impact last week's events may cause,” but that the group's “hope is that the impact will fade over the coming weeks and that the marketing and buzz around the queso expanded test will change the …and more »

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Chipotle hit with subpoena over latest food-safety issue – Financial Times

Reckitt focuses on margin after eye-watering mustard sale – Financial Times

Financial TimesReckitt focuses on margin after eye-watering mustard saleFinancial TimesIts gross margin has been going only in one direction for five years: from 56.7 per cent in 2013, to 60.4 per cent in this half year. Marketing spend was down 40 bps, but mainly due to the unprepossessing Pedi. So S&P Capital IQ still forecasts a gross …and more »

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Reckitt focuses on margin after eye-watering mustard sale – Financial Times

Blue Apron rises after Wall St banks offer upbeat outlook – Financial Times

Financial TimesBlue Apron rises after Wall St banks offer upbeat outlookFinancial TimesSince then, Blue Apron has retreated from its IPO price of $10, closing on Friday $6.55 as investors have worried about competition from Amazon as well as upstarts, in addition to the high marketing costs it needs to incur to lure new customers.and more »

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Blue Apron rises after Wall St banks offer upbeat outlook – Financial Times