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Arathy S Nair

Halliburton sees signs of price recovery, shares dip

3:28am IST

Halliburton Co sought to convince investors on Monday that weak pricing which has undermined oilfield services providers over four years was on the verge of turning a corner.

Founder of Britain's Superdry wins investor backing for board return

02 Apr 2019

The co-founder and former boss of Superdry, Julian Dunkerton, returned to the board and was appointed interim CEO on Tuesday after winning the backing of shareholders keen for a revival of the British fashion group's fortunes.

UPDATE 3-Founder of Britain's Superdry wins investor backing for board return

02 Apr 2019

* Julian Dunkerton, Williams elected to board earlier on Tuesday (Recasts lead, updates shares,)

Majestic Wine scales back as sharpens focus on Naked Wines

25 Mar 2019

Majestic Wine PLC said on Monday it would sell some assets, close stores and review its dividend to focus on its growth engine, Naked Wines, as it seeks to fend off competition from discount markets and online rivals.

UPDATE 2-Majestic Wine scales back as sharpens focus on Naked Wines

25 Mar 2019

* Strategy change "drastic and unexpected" - Liberum analysts

Britain's Kier names former Carillion CEO-designate to top job

19 Mar 2019

British builder Kier Group named former Carillion CEO-designate Andrew Davies to its top job on Tuesday as it strives to cut debt and respond to problems afflicting the wider outsourcing industry.

JD Wetherspoon flags higher costs, wages bite

15 Mar 2019

JD Wetherspoon Plc expects costs in the second half to be as high as in the first, Chairman Tim Martin said on Friday, after rising wages hit the budget British pub chain's profit.

UPDATE 2-JD Wetherspoon flags higher costs, wages bite

15 Mar 2019

* LFL sales to March 10 rise 9.6 pct on good weather (Adds chairman's and analysts' comments; shares)

Chief executive who built up Avast to retire

13 Mar 2019

Vince Steckler, the long-time chief executive of Avast who helped to develop the cyber security company, is to retire, overshadowing its first annual results since listing last May.

G4S gets interest in cash division, revenue misses expectations

12 Mar 2019

G4S has received interest from potential bidders for its cash business, it said on Tuesday, as the British company looks to revive its fortunes by focusing on its security operations.

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