M&S expands click and collect service

Retailer seeks to exploit rival’s decision to impose £2 charge

FILE - JUNE 30, 2015: It was reported that Nike chairman and co-founder Phil Knight will step down next year, and he has recommended Chief Executive Mark Parker as his successor June 30, 2015. SUN VALLEY, ID - JULY 07: Nike Chairman Phil Knight attends the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference on July 7, 2011 in Sun Valley, Idaho. The conference has been hosted annually by the investment firm Allen & Company each July since 1983. The conference is typically attended by many of the world's most powerful media executives. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Sports shoe king Phil Knight nears finish line

Man behind the swoosh revolutionised sportswear through marketing

US to test Dixons Carphone’s tech stamina

Honeybee software generates buzz in retail collaboration

Casio’s veteran leader eyes the exit

Kazuo Kashio is preparing his son to take the helm

Electrolux $3.3bn bid faces antitrust suit

Deal to buy GE appliances business challenged

Amazon launches one-hour London delivery

Prime subscribers must spend at least £20 and pay £6.99 to qualify

H&M profits hit by strong dollar

Chief executive warns currencies will add to purchasing costs

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 14: TV personality Martha Stewart onstage at The Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber at Sony Pictures Studios on March 14, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. The Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber will air on March 30, 2015 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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Martha Stewart Living sold for $353m

Sequential Brands deal marks dramatic fall in value for company

Corporate diary

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Small-cap Week, June 20

Rurelec, Galantas Gold and Flowgroup featured

Swiss watches: clocking it

Apple is lurking but the Alpine gloom is overdone

Hornby raises £15m to pay down debt

Train maker back in profit for first time since 2012 and plans switch to Aim

US cooker group plots end to Aga saga

Shares in cast-iron range maker up almost 30% on Middleby talks

Watchdog shares blame for Bumi’s saga

Listing breaches occurred between summer 2011 and 2013

Coty’s Bart Becht demonstrates deft touch

Investors hope former Reckitt Benckiser chief will repeat success at cosmetics group

Lego wins trademark case over minifigures

Danish toymaker sees off EU legal complaint from rival Best-Lock

Coty closes in on $12bn P&G beauty deal

Adding Olay and Wella brands would transform group behind Rimmel

Bonomi has grand designs after B&B deal

Italian investor buys furniture group in bid to create mini LVMH

SEC seeks views on ‘shocking’ audit ties

Concerns mount over long-term, cosy relationships

Ecigarette debate hots up in UK

Fears grow over health risks and normalising addiction


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