Toby Green works on the Business Desk of the Evening Standard and The Independent.
10 August 2012 12:00 AM
Could the demand for online grocery shopping be starting to slow? Ocado – a company whose raison d'être is to persuade us to swap supermarkets for shopping while on the sofa – will certainly hope not, yet City voices were yesterday talking down the likelihood of it becoming widespread.
09 August 2012 12:00 AM
Investors in Vedanta Resources were bidding farewell to the boss of a major unit yesterday. Eight months since the miner took control of Cairn India in a deal worth $8.7bn (£5.6bn), the Square Mile was in for a shock after the well-regarded boss of the oil and gas company announced he was resigning.
08 August 2012 12:00 AM
With US retail giant Best Buy being targeted by its founder, the talk in the Square Mile yesterday was focused on what could lie ahead for its British partner Carphone Warehouse if a deal goes ahead.
06 August 2012 12:00 AM
04 August 2012 12:00 AM
Punters in Allergy Therapeutics were breathing a little bit easier yesterday. The Aim-listed drugs company was enjoying a revival after regulators in the States finally decided to rescue its grass pollen allergy vaccine from limbo.
03 August 2012 12:00 AM
Dennis Millard must surely be one of Bradley Wiggins' biggest fans. Although there's no evidence yet the chairman of Halfords – and currently the man in charge until the search for a new chief executive is complete – has strapped on a pair of imitation sideburns, he will no doubt have been celebrating Monday's gold medal-winning performance by the "king of the Mods".
01 August 2012 12:00 AM
Could the carnival be over for Sage? An accountancy software specialist and one of the world's most exciting and colourful countries may not seem like natural bedfellows, but Sage's decision to enter Brazil has been welcomed by the City – until yesterday, that is.
31 July 2012 12:00 AM
Those investors in Compass greedy for more must be licking their lips. The world's largest caterer may already be in the midst of buying back £500m-worth of shares, but talk doing the rounds yesterday claimed it could end up serving seconds.
30 July 2012 12:00 AM
28 July 2012 12:00 AM
Won't somebody think of the children? In these uncertain economic times, even sales of toys and games are not escaping the pain on the High Street – and apparently the Queen is to blame.
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- 2 Christians: The world's most persecuted people
- 3 The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
- 4 Danish TV reporter is all business up top, all party down below
- 5 Ross Burden dead: MasterChef and Ready Steady Cook star dies at age 45