Outlook: Investors are reminded of the sad stories of Woolworths, Littlewoods and other departed general retailers of yore
Firms will only have to pay the “national living wage” to staff aged 25 or over when it starts in April. Under half of top retailers have so far promised to pay all staff the same rate for the same work, regardless of age. Simon Neville reports on the new pay divide
New York’s Fifth Avenue tops the list
Supermarket's sales fall for fifth quarter in a row while discounters build market share
Black Friday shifts the traditional pattern of spending at Christmas
Price is the most important factor in gift-buying this year, with three in four shoppers ranking it as their most important consideration
Customers that don't subscribe to Prime can still get same-day delivery for £9.99
There's currently some good deals on beef jerky and potato ricers, but some more impressive discounts on tech should come as Black Friday approaches
It is one of the biggest legal actions seeking to uncover hidden identities on the internet
Marks & Spencer has belatedly launched a loyalty card scheme – but is its offer competitive?
'We're so sorry to announce we’re recalling some boxes of Cheerios/Honey Nut Cheerios'
The charge comes into force from 5 October
Italian luxury notebook maker Moleskine has picked Canary Wharf and Covent Garden for its first standalone UK stores.
Retailer has been using Ms O’Shaughnessy in their campaigns since 2011
Aneliese Whittaker complained range stereotyped people who wear spectacles
The prototype allowed users to compare their size with that of famous faces such as Cheryl Cole, Kate Middleton and Adele