Dixons Carphone confounds merger sceptics

Combined group strikes US deal with Sprint as profit strengthens

Dixons Carphone to open US stores

Retailer sets sights across Atlantic with plans for 500 stores

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

Xiaomi sales put full-year goal in doubt

Poor half puts sales target of 100m phones under pressure

Electrolux $3.3bn bid faces antitrust suit

Deal to buy GE appliances business challenged

Macy’s severs ties with Donald Trump

Retailer drops real estate mogul after his comments on Mexicans

Edgy East End chic pitches into golfing palace

Diageo sells Gleneagles hotel to Ennismore

John Lewis ends free click and collect

Customers to be charged for orders less than £30

Greene King sales growth slows

Pre-tax profits meet expectations with 6.9% rise

Bookmakers said to glamorise betting

CISI says industry is targeting young people

ConAgra: a private matter

Disposal of Ralcorp Holdings comes as no surprise

ConAgra pulls plug on private brands unit

Group reverses course after ill-fated $5bn acquisition of Ralcorp

Amazon launches one-hour London delivery

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

Former Thomas Cook boss paid £5.6m bonus

Green has made commitment to pay one-third to charity

Alibaba gets its teeth into offline sales

Alipay payments unit in tie-up with KFC as it looks to diversify

Cocoa price rise eats into chocolate bars

Industry turns to ‘sharing bags’ to protect margins

Carpetright rolls out upmarket strategy

Flooring specialist shrinks store estate and aims to appeal to affluent

Ocado profits up as overseas talks continue

Shares in online grocer dip over lack of partnership deal

Fairbairn must suppress her wonk at CBI

New director-general should project the energy of British enterprise


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