Asos reports 10% fall in pre-tax profits

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Share price rises 5% as results beat market expectations

Yoox and Net-A-Porter: clicking together

Online luxury houses are scaling up to meet rising demand

Yoox bags Net-a-Porter in merger plan

Combined company will have €1.3bn in sales

Jason Gissing while still working at Ocado, the online grocer he co-founded
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How Goldman taught me entrepreneurship

Trading floor discipline prepared me for building a business, writes Ocado co-founder Jason Gissing

Kingfisher to close 60 B&Q stores

Affected shops account for 15% of total floorspace

Kingfisher takeover of Mr Bricolage stalls

Key shareholder blocks extending deadline for competition approval

Labour unlikely to win FTSE 100 votes

Business manifesto launch felt like party was getting a chore out of the way

Prada: not yet in the bag

Investors believe the Italian luxury group has responded to changing markets. Maybe so

Queen’s staff consider action over pay

Workers at Windsor Castle to be balloted over industrial action

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: A guest attends the NET-A-PORTER.COM The Window Shop event for Fashion's Night Out on September 8, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Duffy-Marie Arnoult/Getty Images for NET-A-PORTER)
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Yoox and Net-a-Porter in merger talks

Online fashion retailers could announce deal as soon as Tuesday

US banks target Warren’s ‘rogue’ watchdog

Republicans attempt to rein in a consumer protection agency

Prada profits sink as Asian sales slow

Italian luxury fashion house to start cost cutting

London faces steep rise in business rates

Businesses outside the capital set to gain from revaluation

Swiss group Dufry snaps up Italian rival

Benetton family deal will create world’s biggest travel retailer

Two-tier shoppers seek value and luxury

Wealthy and poor alike buy budget items and indulgent treats

Head of B&Q to leave in Kingfisher revamp

DIY chain to restructure as French acquisition hits hurdles

Crunch time for M&S and Debenhams

High street stalwarts under scrutiny after lengthy underperformance

Ecommerce sector faces Brussels probe

Commission aims to look at factors hampering single online market

Lululemon ploughs through yoga pants fiasco

Sales grow at fastest pace in more than a year

Adidas promises higher profits

Sportswear group seeks to bounce back after run of setbacks

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