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FEATURE-Pooper hero: Singapore's 'Mr. Toilet' wants to make sanitation sexy in film

SINGAPORE, April 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After travelling the world for more than two decades seeking to improve access to bathrooms, "Mr. Toilet" Jack Sim is now ready to plunge into the cinematic world with a film about his unusual campaign.

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UK regulator to give final verdict on Sainsbury's-Asda deal

LONDON, April 25 Britain's competition regulator will publish its final report on supermarket group Sainsbury's takeover of Walmart-owned rival Asda on Thursday, with most analysts and competition lawyers seeing little chance of the deal proceeding.

UPDATE 1-Brazil's GPA sales rise, closes in on supermarket leader Carrefour Brasil

SAO PAULO, April 24 Brazilian supermarket chain Grupo Pão de Açúcar SA on Wednesday posted first-quarter sales up 12 percent from a year ago, closing the gap on Carrefour Brasil, the market leader in Latin America's largest economy.

24 Apr 2019

UPDATE 2-Walmart creates Angus beef supply chain, cutting out meat processors

April 24 Walmart Inc is taking control of the supply chain for Angus beef sold in some of its stores, cutting out meat processors as the company looks to offer higher quality products in an intensely competitive grocery industry.

24 Apr 2019

Brazilian food retailer GPA posts 12.4% growth in 1st qtr gross revenue

SAO PAULO, April 24 Grupo Pão de Açúcar SA , one of Brazil's largest food retailers, owned by France's Casino Guichard Perrachon SA, on Wednesday posted first-quarter gross revenue of 13.8 billion reais ($3.46 billion), up 12.4% from the year-ago period, helped by major gains in its wholesale unit.

24 Apr 2019
Consumer Non-Cyclicals
Unilever PLC 4,533.00 +0.12%
Diageo PLC 3,181.50 +0.03%
British American Tobacco PLC 3,044.00 -1.44%


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