Web reporter for The Independent
Target and Walmart blame technical error for pricing discrepancy between white and black Barbie doll
11 December 2014 11:13 AM
Target and Walmart, two of America's biggest retailers, have come under scrutiny after customers noticed Barbie dolls were priced differently depending on their race.
10 December 2014 02:14 PM
Walt Disney and Korch Industries have become the latest companies to be dragged into a political row over tax avoidance in Luxembourg under the watch of new European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker.
KFC and Pizza Hut owner Yum Brands! cuts profit forecast for the second time this year after China food scare
10 December 2014 10:57 AM
Yum Brands!, the American fast food company behind Pizza Hut and KFC, has lowered its profit guidance for the year for the second time this year following a food scandal in China.
Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries retires amid falling sales and criticism for his impossible beauty standards
09 December 2014 04:07 PM
Mike Jeffries, the controversial chief executive of American retailer Abercrombie & Fitch, has retired effective immediately.
09 December 2014 11:59 AM
Khan will serve as chief strategy officer reporting directly to 24-year old CEO Evan Spiegel
09 December 2014 09:09 AM
Supermarket warns full year profits won't exceed £1.4 billion, below analyst estimates, and well below its own guidance for the year of £2.4bn
08 December 2014 05:08 PM
But experts warn retailers are creating a generation used to promotions that simply won't buy full-priced items
05 December 2014 04:54 PM
American retailer Gap raised eyebrows with its "Dress Normal" campaign. But, as it turns out, no one wants to dress normal.
05 December 2014 01:30 PM
Starbucks turning to beer and wine to lure evening customers
05 December 2014 09:29 AM
Uber has raised more than $2.9 billion since it was founded in 2009
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
Stephen Fry explains what he would say if he was 'confronted by God'
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
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