Private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) is poised to start a bidding war for British supermarket chain Morrisons, the target of a £6.3 billion ($8.8 billion) offer from a group led by another U.S. firm.
The Italian group achieved revenue of 155 million euros in the first six months of 2021, up 30% year over year, but down 10% compared to 2019, while net earnings tripled in the two years, totaling 17.4 million euros.
Michael Kors parent Capri Holdings Ltd on Friday raised its annual forecasts for the second time after trouncing Wall Street estimates for quarterly results, as shoppers splurge on its high-end clothes and bags.
Procter & Gamble Co reported fourth-quarter sales on Friday that beat analysts' estimates, but warned that rising commodity and freight costs would take a $1.9 billion bite out of its earnings this year.
Amazon.com Inc's forecast for third-quarter sales missed Wall Street expectations on Thursday, as consumers return to brick-and-mortar stores after shopping more online for the past year due to the pandemic.
Revenues at the Goleta, California-based footwear, accessories and apparel group totaled $504.7 million in the first quarter, up 78.2% year over year, as the company experienced strong growth across its brand portfolio.
The Rockford, Michigan-based owner of the Wolverine, Saucony and Merrel brands reported record Q2 revenue of $631.9 million on Thursday, progress which drove the company’s return to profit in the quarter.