Carnival, the world's largest cruise company, issued its second warning on profits in less than three months as revenues fell and voyage cancellations increased in the wake of a series of major mishaps on its ships.
MARKS & Spencer chief executive Marc Bolland has insisted he is determined to see through the overhaul of the UK's biggest clothing chain after it posted a 5.8% fall in underlying pre-tax profit to £665.2 million.
PROFITS at Ryanair have soared by 13% to €569 million (£480m) after tax during a year that saw the no-frills airline pledge its future to Prestwick Airport and commit to expanding its operations in Edinburgh.
MORE than £328 million was wiped off the market value of Aberdeen-based transport giant FirstGroup as its shares plunged by nearly a third after it asked shareholders for £615m to reduce its debt pile and turn around its bus and rail operations.
THE chief executive of Superglass Holdings, Alex McLeod, said the troubled insulation manufacturer could enjoy a successful future after it won overwhelming backing for a restructuring he described as transformational.
SCOTGOLD has revealed that constructing the processing plant at the Cononish gold mine will take a £9.1 million chunk from the £23.2m it expects to incur in pre-production expenditure at the site in Argyll.