Heineken said that its takeover of Scottish & Newcastle last year helped raise pre-tax profits by 14 per cent in the first half of the year. Source: The Daily Telegraph
Sainsbury's is planning to hire a record 20,000 temporary staff to work across its stores for the busy Christmas period. Source: Guardian
The RTL chief, Gerhard Zeiler, said Five will be part of an inevitable consolidation of the television market, as the division lost £43 million in the first half of the year. Source: The Financial Times
Westfield said trade was "stabilising" at its UK shopping centres, which include the complex at London's Shepherd's Bush.
Source: The Guardian
GM Europe is preparing for the possibility that it may not attract a buyer in time to save it by seeking insolvency advice. Source: The Times
Toyota said that it would not be making redundancies as it closes a production line at a plant in Derbyshire. Source: The Financial Times