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LONDON, July 29- Britain's Compass Group, the world's biggest catering firm, said operating profit this year and next would be hit by restructuring costs as it looks to offset weakness in its offshore and remote business and in Australia, Brazil and Turkey. Chief Executive Richard Cousins said the company had decided to restructure its business after demand for...
LONDON, July 29- Britain's Compass Group, the world's biggest catering firm, said operating profit this year and next would be hit by restructuring costs as it looks to offset weakness in its offshore& remote business and in Australia, Brazil and Turkey. Shares in the firm fell 4 percent in early trade, the biggest fall on the FTSE 100 Index. The group reported organic...
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