Samsung has announced plans to open 60 of its own branded stores in Britain and six other European countries, in a bid to challenge Apple's successful retail store approach.
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Wednesday 22 January 2014
Outlook It may be expensive, but consumers are buying into 4G mobile phones.
Monday 20 January 2014
The weather isn’t good enough for ice-cream but Ben & Jerry’s and Wall’s owner Unilever is expected to have still managed to sell enough soap, soup and other household wares to keep its full-year results tomorrow from looking too icy.
Wednesday 01 January 2014
Our eight experts turned in a bravura performance last year, coming within an ace of dethroning the Indy's tipsters. Had you put £1,000 into each one of their eight stocks your £8,000 would have turned into a whopping £12,181.
Tuesday 24 December 2013
Newly promoted stocks across the Footsie were yesterday welcomed with a round of profit-taking pushing the newbies into the red.
Tuesday 19 November 2013
Paul Pindar will appear before MPs investigating government outsourcing on Wednesday
Monday 01 July 2013
Kate Moss has teamed up with Carphone Warehouse to provide a new range of accessories dubbed “fashion tech”.
Wednesday 15 May 2013
Capita's investors voiced their discontent with the board yesterday despite the company insisting it was on course for "strong growth".
Tuesday 30 April 2013
Carphone Warehouse delighted the City today by regaining full control of its High Street business from US giant Best Buy, paying less than half of what it received for the stake in 2008.
Monday 29 April 2013
The big pub fight between landlords and their tenants saw Vince Cable wading in last week. The Business Secretary revealed rules to prevent giant pub companies from abusing their power over their tenants. Greene King is one of the pub groups covered by the new code. But today's interest will be in how well Greene King is performing rather than on its relationship with tenants. Douglas Jack at Numis expects the full year to see brewing profits fall 14 per cent, in line with the half-year results. After the trading statement today Mr Jack predicts he will hold his forecasts, which he thinks is a "positive result under the circumstances" of "snow in January and cold weather in February and March". He rates the shares an add with a 710p price target.
Friday 26 April 2013
When you buy something under a contract, you'd expect it to last for the whole length of time you've signed up for. But that's not the case with mobile phones, as several Independent readers have discovered to their cost.
Tuesday 27 November 2012
The burger continues to have a golden moment in the UK, with restaurants such as Meat Liquor, Burger and Lobster, Lucky Chip, MEATmarket and Dirty Burger turning bread and mince into a gastronomic art form.
Wednesday 15 August 2012
The vast majority of mobile phone stores are misleading customers about the possibility of price increases on so-called fixed contracts, according to a watchdog.
Wednesday 08 August 2012
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.
Thursday 26 April 2012
Angry Birds has been catapulted to glory as it was named best game at an event honouring apps.
Wednesday 11 April 2012
Best Buy boss Brian Dunn has resigned abruptly after the troubled consumer electronics chain launched an internal investigation into his "personal conduct".
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