News: Shimizu Corp (1803.T)
Sun, Oct 6 2013
TOKYO, Oct 7 - Cashmere sweaters at Uniqlo. Gourmet coffee and ice cream at 7-Eleven. These incongruously premium offerings by two of Japan's biggest retailers are part of a strategy to lift profit margins by enticing thrifty shoppers to splurge on little luxuries.
LONDON/TOKYO, Sept 9 - Japan's Suntory Beverage & Food Ltd is to buy GlaxoSmithKline Plc's Lucozade and Ribena brands for 1.35 billion pounds ($2.1 billion) to help it expand into new markets.
* Price values Suntory PE ratio at higher than peers (Recasts with price announcement)
TOKYO, June 24 - Suntory Holdings Ltd's food and soft drinks unit is set to price on Monday an initial public offering that could raise as much as $4.8 billion, making it Asia's biggest IPO this year and bolstering the company's warchest for overseas acquisitions.