Online surge as US eyes Cyber Monday

Smartphones and tablets help weekend spending soar to $6.1bn

Amazon shows new Prime Air drone

Clarkson video highlights footage of part helicopter, part plane

Problems with space and demand confront retailers

Rents have risen as sales have increased but this may not continue for long

Cameron under fire over green cuts

Blue-chips’ subsidy plea challenges PM on eve of Paris summit

Black Friday online spending surges in UK

Sites struggle to cope as shoppers turn to the web

Class actions: go sue yourself

Affronted shareholders demand money that must be paid by fellow investors

US shoppers flock to Thanksgiving deals

Concerns over sales growth remain for holiday season

US retailers: sale rails

Sting from inventory mismanagement is sharp and lingering

Odd office moves reflect shifting London

Exits from traditional commercial centres fired by soaring rents and demand for modern premises

Tesco settles US class action lawsuit

Group to pay $12m to ADR holders over profit overstatement

Brazil’s shoppers turn to discounters

Hybrid wholesale/retailers gain appeal as recession bites

Sales fall at Philip Green’s Arcadia

Underlying sales at brands including Topshop fell 2.3% over the past 10 weeks

Cloud hangs over Black Friday in the US

Closed stores and petitions point to signs of consumer fatigue

Online retailer raises $350m

Funding puts $1.5bn value on website that plans to take on Amazon

Greencore bucks trend as profit jumps 33%

Sandwich maker to increase investment as demand continues to rise

AO World to expand to the Netherlands

Sales rise but investment in Europe fuels half-year loss

Shoppers save spending for Black Friday

Sales volumes fall to nine-month low, says CBI

Pets at Home’s profits rise

Pet-supplies chain’s half-year earnings increase 12% to £45m

It’s time to talk about takeovers

If the argument for a deal is strong, debate will endorse it

Mitchells & Butlers restores dividend

Chief steps up pub upgrades to fight rising competition for diners


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