This week: Marketing news from the national press

London's role as a centre of world finance could be threatened if there is a protracted bombing campaign by terrorists, according to business experts - Financial Times

Tesco is in talks to hire former Allders chief executive Terry Green as head of its clothing business . If Green joins, he will replace John Hoerner, who has moved to a consulting role at the group - The Sunday Times

Hutchison, parent company of 3, is reported to be preparing a takeover bid for Formula One. The £575m deal would see the Hong Kong firm buy a 75% majority stake in F1 holding company Slec - Sunday Telegraph

British Airways is to embark on a review of its long-haul fleet that could result in it ordering aircraft worth billions of pounds. The news will trigger a race between Boeing and Airbus to become the carrier's leading supplier - Financial Times

The first Chinese package tour to Britain takes place this week, with tourism chiefs planning a series of receptions and events to mark the occasion - The Times

PepsiCo has told French regulator AMF that it is not preparing a takeover of Danone 'at the moment'. PepsiCo's reported interest has drawn fierce criticism in France - Les Echos

Morrisons has sold the last of the 52 stores the government ordered it to offload as part of its acquisition of Safeway. The four outlets were bought by Tesco, Somerfield, United Co-operatives and Netto - Financial Times

Eden Diebel, the award-winning film director, has been convicted of football hooliganism. Diebel, a West Ham fan who has devised ads for Coke and Mercedes, has been banned from matches for five years - Sunday Telegraph.


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