Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer is set to unveil details of the company's turnaround plan after coming under pressure from activist hedge fund Starboard Value.
Shares in sportswear giant Adidas rose more than six per cent in early trading on reports that a group of investors is interested in buying its Reebok brand for $2.2 billion (£1.4bn)
Complaints by small businesses about their banks have tended to focused on credit – or the lack of it – in recent times, but what do these customers think about the rest of the service they receive? Are they happy with the way their business current account is run, and are they getting a fair rate of interest on the often sizeable amounts of cash they hold?
All eyes will be on Tesco on Thursday when it delivers its interim results.
Reforms to introduce greater private sector oversight of the £14bn Ministry on Defence arm that buys military kit have been called into question after a huge reduction in the number of contracts it lets.
Europe must put low-income households at the heart of its future policy to address a “growing energy divide”, a damning report from the charity National Energy Action (NEA) warns today.
Fresh evidence that rival postal operators are eating into Royal Mail’s business will emerge today when the company unveils plans to hire 19,000 extra staff for Christmas – 2,000 fewer than last year.
Former Tesco chief executive Philip Clarke will this week face calls to give up part of the estimated £10m pay-off he received from the company when further details of its £250m accounting scandal are revealed.
Researchers have pointed for some time to the paradox that while most people in the UK think that immigration is too high nationally, the number who are concerned about it as a local issue is much lower. And even stranger is the fact that, if anything, people who live in areas with fewer immigrants are more likely to think it’s a big problem.
"Something has gone wrong with capitalism." That remark was made to me not by a Marxist agitator but by a former Tory minister – one who also happens to have a long and successful track record in business. It's not something he would have said a generation ago, when he was in the vanguard of the Thatcherite revolution. But when he says it now, wise heads of all political persuasions nod in troub
"Look at this shirt: it's got a 'no-peep' placket which stops that awful gaping around the cleavage, one of the things women hate when wearing a shirt," says Belinda Earl proudly, taking the crisp white shirt off the rail to show how the layered fabric stretches. Sorry, chaps, but it looks foolproof. The days of flicking your eyes downwards to peep at that bit of the bra may be history. And clos
These days, chefs in posh restaurants don’t call it “gravy”. It’s “sauce”.
There is rejoicing among retailers suffering from weak autumn trade.
The bargain basement is not the sort of place a high-fashion brand like Jimmy Choo wants to be found.
Investors called the bottom for tumbling stocks yesterday as the City put a turbulent week behind it.
The election must be coming. The Tories have gone into overdrive, pleasing their core voters by freeing up pensions and investments.
The cream of British and US engineering has been quietly asked to bid for a contract that will kick-start Crossrail 2, the proposed £12bn Hertfordshire-to-Surrey link that would run through London.
The dance DJ Jon Carter was millions of pounds better off yesterday after selling his London live music pubs chain to Young’s in a £10.4m deal.
Interest rates are unlikely to rise until after next year’s general election as global growth fears push policymakers on to the “back foot”, the Bank of England’s chief economist signalled yesterday.
Shares in Rolls-Royce were battered yesterday as the engineering giant issued its second profit warning of the year, blaming trade sanctions against Russia as well as global economic gloom.
Shares in Urban Outfitters plunged on Friday after the American retailer warned the negative sales trend it reported in September has continued in the quarter to date.
Janet Yellen, the head of the US Federal Reserve, has said Americans have gone through the most sustained rise in income inequality in a century over the last several decades.
European stock markets rebounded on Friday after a fall in US unemployment applications and comments from a European Central Bank official eased nerves about a stalling economic recovery.
Virgin Money has pushed back plans for a £2 billion flotation following a week of market turbulence.
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Andy Haldane,the Bank of England’s chief economist, has warned interest rates will stay lower for lower as policymakers move onto the “back foot”.
Luxury brand Jimmy Choo made its London stock exchange debut on Friday as the FTSE 100 bounced back after a week of turmoil.
Shares in Rolls-Royce took a battering after the engineering giant issued its second profit warning of the year, blaming trade sanctions against Russia and global economic uncertainty.
Vice News, the hip news organisation that has reported from global trouble spots such as Syria and Ukraine, is set to launch in seven new countries and increase its London and New York bases.
Starbucks staff will no longer be asked to cover their tattoos and will get a free snack as part of the company's new employee code.