Veolia: trash talks

Brexit cannot stop the waste recycling trend begun by the EU

Ryanair: plane sailing

Budget carrier’s profit margins expand even as it reduces fares further

Verizon/Yahoo: party like it’s 1999

At least Verizon is big enough to afford mistakes

Huawei: no dialling down

Handsets continue to drive Chinese group’s rapid growth

US oil rigs: bit of news

Surge in rig count with production growth blended less productive older rigs with more efficient newer ones

LSL Property Services: home truths

Stagnant transaction levels are a big headache for estate agents

Amazon/Wells Fargo: the old college try

Online retailer puts cheap student loans on the curriculum

Lenovo: Pokéhunters

Touting Chinese tech group as the next beneficiary of the monster-catching game seems far-fetched

Swedish banks: sensible lenders

Low costs and higher returns mean they are still best in class

Picture: Lorne Campbell / Guzelian John Roberts, CEO and founder of, a Bolton -based company which specialises in selling white goods on the internet. PICTURE TAKEN ON WEDNESDAY 19 MARCH 2014
©Lorne Campbell / Guzelian

AO World: staying in Europe

The battle abroad to convince consumers and suppliers is not yet won