Investors challenge Portugal’s BES rescue

Lawsuit to test regulator’s right to bail in debt holders

Don’t hold breath for Tesco fraud case

Successful criminal prosecutions for accounting fraud or false statements are few and far between

UK clothing retailers in the cold

Consumers put off buying winter essentials

Warm weather to hurt SuperGroup profits

Clothing retailer’s new chief executive rules out discounting

Demand for big data drives wages boom

Tech professionals jobs expected to grow by 56,000 a year

Harrods dividend boost for owners

Luxury goods store bucks sector trend as turnover rises 10%

Illinois woes leave governor race wide open

Federal probes offer hope to GOP in Democratic stronghold

Tesco woes deepen as SFO launches probe

Criminal investigation under way into retailer’s overstated profits

Amazon’s venture in China raises concerns

Investors are sceptical the group can win in the market

Inditex evolves approach to China

Spanish retailer’s tie up with Alibaba recognises online reality

SFO probes Tesco accounting

Supermarket group overstated profits by £263m

Next: weather-beaten Wolfson

Profit warning is the first from clothes retailer since 1998

Next cuts forecasts after warm weather

Clothing retailer suffers ‘much weaker’ sales in September and October

Alibaba’s market value nudges Walmart

Jack Ma’s group closes in on list of 10 most valuable companies

Macy’s to open store in Abu Dhabi

First overseas outlet aims to tap wealthy Middle East shoppers

Ecommerce powers profits at Shop Direct

Profit surge of 500% driven by sales on mobile devices

Range thrives as ‘poor man’s John Lewis’

Plymouth’s Del Boy sees discount chain boom through slowdown

Investors back Mothercare’s rights issue

Bulk of proceeds from £100m issue will be used to pay down debt

Tesco grants Lewis shares worth £3.8m

Advisory group criticises ‘highly inappropriate’ golden hello

CVS and Rite Aid block Apple Pay service

Move sets stage for fight between technology group and major retailers


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