James Thompson is a business reporter at The Independent.
09 June 2013 12:00 AM
Sainsbury's will cement its position as the fastest-growing of the listed supermarkets this week by posting another rise in revenue.
08 June 2013 03:49 AM
Fuller, Smith & Turner is looking to expand cider maker Cornish Orchards after buying the business for £3.8m.
07 June 2013 12:00 AM
Marc Bolland, the chief executive of Marks & Spencer, saw his bonus rise by a quarter last year, despite the company's profits tumbling for a second consecutive year.
06 June 2013 01:55 PM
Sir Philip Green’s Topshop today took a major step on its journey to become a truly global brand by opening its first store in China.
06 June 2013 12:00 AM
Sainsbury's chief executive, Justin King, pocketed more than £4m last year after the grocer increased its profit for the eighth consecutive year.
05 June 2013 03:15 PM
The Dreams chief executive Nick Worthington is set to leave the UK's biggest bed retailer three months after it was acquired by a private-equity firm.
05 June 2013 01:47 PM
Tesco says the horsemeat scandal and dire trading on big-ticket electricals is responsible for a decline in its UK sales.
05 June 2013 12:00 AM
Members of the insurance group Royal London have backed its £219m takeover of the Co-operative's life insurance and asset management unit.
04 June 2013 01:57 PM
The chief executive of Home Retail enjoyed a sharp rise in his total pay last year, despite the company behind the Argos and Homebase chains suffering a fall in profits.
04 June 2013 01:54 PM
Fashion retailer New Look has bounced back into profit after a turbulent year and unveiled plans for a rapid opening programme in China.
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