22 October 2014
Key investors and former leading executives reveal challenge for new chief executive
Home Retail Group says that store closures at Homebase will be accelerated, with the number of outlets cut by 25% by 2019.
Heineken has blamed "unseasonably wet weather" in Europe for a drop in both sales and profit in the three months to the end of September.
GlaxoSmithKline's shares rose 4% after its third quarter results beat expectations and it pledged to return an additional £4bn to shareholders via a special share scheme.
Microsoft is ditching the Nokia brand name from new devices, less than a year after acquiring the Finnish mobile firm.
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