Game Retail paid £9m of interest

Accounts show retailer’s sales up almost five fold

Amazon overseas arm hit by China spending

International business in loss but group sees 23% sales rise

Michael Dell prunes gardening portfolio

KKR in late stage talks to buy tech veteran’s ValleyCrest

Starbucks gets its teeth into food

Croissants and breakfast sandwiches help lift sales growth

Food price swings get bigger this year

Coffee, wheat and sugar prices have been particularly volatile

Barclays’ chief suffers maul of the same

Roar of protest as third of voters fail to back pay report

E-cig groups embark on extra marketing

Proposed rules to oversee industry do not curb advertising spend

The Co-op, the bananas and the £2.5bn loss

Board of crisis group was more focused on groceries than finance

Power struggles beset ‘ungovernable’ Co-op

Troubled mutual spirals into decline amid bullying and dissent

The barbarians return to the gate

US companies must learn to live with engaged investors

Premier Foods grocery sales fall

Consumer confidence lifts trade at Spirit

UK consumers are going out more and increasing their spending

Ecclestone starts defence in court

High-profile trial of Formula One chief opens in Munich

Confidence soars among UK retailers

CBI survey shows five consecutive months of rising sales

English summers damp Chapel Down profit

UK winemaker pins hopes on 2013 vintage after two bad harvests

Unilever steady on emerging markets plans

Chief promises to keep up investment to tap long-term opportunity

Apple: waiting for the big thing

Results beat expectations but next big product remains an unknown

P&G to raise prices in emerging markets

Buffett criticises Coke’s equity plan

Investor abstains from vote at drinks group’s annual meeting

Primark in pursuit of the American dream

Retailer believes it will succeed where so many others have failed

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