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French Supermarkets To Push For Price Cuts From Food Manufacturers

In upcoming annual negotiations, French supermarket retail groups may push for price reductions ranging from 2 per cent to 5 per cent from food manufacturers, as revealed by Thierry Cotillard, President of Les Mousquetaires, during discussions with lawmakers. French retailers, including Les Mousquetaires, have raised concerns about what they perceive as unjustified price increases by […]

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Exide Industries’ Q1 Profit Beats Estimates, But Margins Declines

Indian lead-acid battery maker Exide Industries reported a smaller-than-expected rise in first-quarterly profit on Friday, hurt by high raw material costs and rising expenses. The Kolkata-based company said its net profit after tax for the quarter ended 30 June stood at Rs 242 crore, compared with Rs 226 crore. Analysts on average expected a profit […]

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