James Thompson is a business reporter at The Independent.
28 August 2013 12:00 AM
The value of the Billabong brand has been wiped out after the surfwear group posted an annual loss of nearly A$860m (£499m) after hefty writedowns.
26 August 2013 01:36 AM
IPO could see them share up to £100m as property market remains buoyant
25 August 2013 12:00 AM
Online clothing retailer Boohoo.com is looking at listing on the London Stock Exchange as it seeks to emulate the success of its much bigger rival Asos.
24 August 2013 12:25 AM
The Co-operative has revealed plans to launch groceries online, in a belated attempt to grab a slice of the fast-growing £6.1bn market dominated by Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s and Ocado.
24 August 2013 12:16 AM
The floor-covering specialist Carpetright said it is “co-operating fully” with the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) over the watchdog’s investigation into “misleading” sales practices of furniture, carpet and bed chains yesterday.
23 August 2013 12:00 AM
22 August 2013 02:12 PM
The owner of the Superdry fashion brand has signed a deal with a franchise partner to launch stores in Turkey, becoming the latest UK retailer to open in the country.
22 August 2013 12:00 AM
Karen Millen has become the latest fashion retailer to sign up a celebrity photographer to promote its autumn and winter collection.
21 August 2013 12:00 AM
Kate Bostock, the former head of clothing at Marks & Spencer, is to join the women's fashion retailer Coast as chief executive, following her abrupt exit from Asos last month.
19 August 2013 12:00 AM
It was not a week the Kennedy family will want to remember. Peter Kennedy, the executive chairman and founder of the smart meter firm Bglobal, was ousted last week after a revolt by investors over its weak performance and destruction of value.
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- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'does not see a problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 2 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 3 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 4 A third of employers never check job applicants' qualifications, survey finds
- 5 James Foley beheading: Fox news presenter Megyn Kelly annoyed by Ferguson update during broadcast about murdered journalist