OPINION: STRONG future earnings prospects from less capital-intensive businesses is what Wesfarmers seeks, so Coles has to go. Coles accounts for 60 per cent of the conglomerate’s tied-up capital but...

Hepatitis A crisis in frozen berries recall Australian food manufacturer Patties Foods is facing serious consequences of some consumers have fallen ill with Hepatitis A after eating a batch of its Nanna’s...

Goodman Fielder’s results reflecting ‘difficult trading conditions’ Australian food manufacturer Goodman Fielder has reported continuing troubles amidst “difficult trading conditions” in its...

Blackmores announces strong first half Dietary supplement manufacturer Blackmores Ltd (Blackmores) has announced a strong close to Group sales of $206 million for the first half ended 31 December 2014,...

The Board of the Victorian-based ASX-listed dairy company Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB) is still advising WCB shareholders to reject the revised offer by New South Wales-based dairy company Bega...

The Board of Victorian-based dairy company Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB) has announced that it unanimously recommends its shareholders accept a revised offer from Canadian dairy company Saputo to...

Australian dairy co-operative Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co. Limited (Murray Goulburn) has entered the battle for Victorian-based dairy company Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB) with a $420 million...

Woolworths Ltd, Australia’s largest retailer, booked a 6% rise in half-year profits on Friday, hitting the top end of a forecast it lowered last month.The company posted net profit after tax of $1.16...

Shares in Woolworths Ltd dropped yesterday as the supermarket chain lowered its earnings forecast for the first half of fiscal 2011. Woolworths said its net profit for the six months to 2 January would...

Shareholders in the US company Whole Foods Market yesterday (8 March) voiced opposition to what they termed the “unsustainable business practices” that the company has adopted on climate change.At...