The sale of the roadside restaurant chain is expected to fetch tens of millions of pounds for turnaround firm R Capital, which bought it out of administration in 2007
With China set to economically dominate the coming decades, it is more important than ever for today's new graduates to learn how business is done there. It's simple, says Mark Pettitt, just remember 'face' and 'connections'
Soon we might not have to listen to this claptrap anymore
Change might be slow here, but it means that cultural traditions thrive, says Mike Unwin
He has been leading the restaurant chain's recovery and wants to whet the appetites of buyers for the British division
Nine years after his death, The Clash's rhythm-guitarist, Joe Strummer, is still supporting new talent. By Ian Burrell
As Tom Glocer steps down as CEO, Sean Farrell reads between the lines
Last month in New York, an unidentified woman was seen strolling about the Bowery in a black A-line skirt and flip flops, handbag over one shoulder and as topless as the day she was born, as seen in the photograph above, taken by a (possibly astounded) passer-by.
A controversial government programme which gives fast-food chains influence over healthy eating policies has come under severe criticism after US research revealed the extent of "relentless marketing" of unhealthy food and drinks to children.
When his local KFC sent Johann Hari a Christmas card, he knew something needed to change. Could a fancy personal trainer whip a self-confessed fatty into shape?
Fast food chains and restaurants have quietly sunk a plan by Britain's food watchdog to display calorie counts in eating outlets across the country, The Independent can disclose.
As a new BBC sitcom, The Persuasionists, lifts the lid on advertising, Gerard Gilbert asks why few TV writers have seen the potential for satire in the industry – and if this attempt is a missed opportunity