Sainsbury suffers fall in quarterly sales

First trading statement under new chief executive Mike Coupe

Sainsbury: Coupe must cut to the chase

Strategic review offers new chief executive unique chance for change

Iran ecommerce thrives despite obstacles

Country is one of world’s biggest untapped internet markets

FCA begins full investigation of Tesco

Probe follows £250m overstatement of expected profits

Ebay defends spin-off plan for PayPal

Strategy switch after pressure from activist investor Icahn

Groceries watchdog quizzes Tesco on code

Tesco to say if overstatement probe reveals supplier code breach

Ebay free to focus on its core

Profits that went to PayPal arm can be reinvested

Multibillion cross-border deals return

M&A activity is at a level dealmakers have not seen since 2008

Anil Ambani to take on brother Mukesh in 4G mobile sector

Billionaire Indian brothers to compete against each other

Concern over debt of Asean companies

S&P says 100 groups spent nearly $300bn on deals over a five-year period

Covert Sainsbury 50p campaign exposed

Supermarket embarrassed after staff poster urging customers to spend 50p more goes viral

Donahoe argued against PayPal spin-off

Ebay chief pushed for keeping businesses under single ownership

Timeline: The rise of PayPal

From start-up to online payments powerhouse

Oktoberfest beer tops €10 for first time

Annual beer festival a rare example of breweries’ pricing power

Seven things to know about Nauru

From German colony to fattest country on the planet

Mild weather gives Next profits a chill

Retailer warns soaring temperatures have hit sales

Bookmakers agree ban on free bets ads

Concerns raised over betting as ‘part and parcel’ of live games

Coffee boosts Louis Dreyfus profits

Cotton also a good performer as sales at trading house rise 16%

Kitsch and classics sale underlines market trend

Why miss your own estate sale? Nigo, the Japanese designer and rap artist, has decided to hold his now

Traditional luxury retail cities hit by tarnished sales

Wealthy shoppers from mainland China are in search of new destinations


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