Qatar Investment bid for Mark & Spencer?

March 2013
Meat Trades Journal;3/29/2013, p28
Trade Publication
The article offers updates related to investments including the Qatar Investment's bid for Mark's & Spencer, the supermarket chain Waitrose Ltd.'s 42 % food sales, and Tesco's acquisition of the child-friendly restaurant chain Giraffe.


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