Burberry's departing chief executive Angela Ahrendts is set to leave the group on a high after seeing no let-up in demand from Chinese consumers.
Tesco's annual profits have fallen for the second year in succession while latest UK sales figures showed a worsening decline, putting renewed pressure on embattled chief executive Philip Clarke.
TEMPORARY power supplier Aggreko has recorded a 5% rise in underlying revenue in the first quarter of the year supported by strong global oil and gas activity.
DIAGEO's latest £1.1 billion offer to secure another 26% stake in India's United Spirits is expensive, analysts have warned but could pay off in the long run.
Promethean Investments, created nine years ago by veteran banker Sir Peter Burt, has launched its second private equity fund with the rescue of high street pawnbroker Albemarle & Bond.
Sigma Capital has completed its exit from investment management and netted early revenue from the urban regeneration activities which have seen its market value rocket by over 300% in the past year.
INTELLECTUAL property specialist Metis Partners has been appointed to sell some assets of jewellery company Ortak.
ENERGY Assets, the Livingston-based gas meter specialist, said the outlook for its business was increasingly positive after the company achieved good growth in the latest financial year.
JD Sports Fashion has said its acquisition of Tiso Group will not enhance earnings in the short term but the deal brought other attractions.
THE Scottish Salmon Company (SSC) is boosting its rural workforce amid growing demand from abroad.
Tennent's has released a premium whisky beer into a small number of upmarket Scottish venues.
WOOD Group has acquired an American firm that develops software used in the oil and gas training business in what looks like a bolt on deal.
JD Sports Fashion said "significant improvement" at Blacks and Millets had lifted the outdoor brands out of the red following a two-year struggle.
SCOTTISH gas metering specialist Smart Metering Systems (SMS) has made an ambitious £14 million acquisition of Welsh firm Utility Partnership (UPL) that extends its reach to the electricity market.
CARR'S Milling Industries has hailed the impact of its £17 million investment in a flour mill in Kirkcaldy as a major factor in a 2% rise in interim profits.