Chief executive Marc Bolland has yet to report a successful Christmas sales period
The 'grotesque practice' of charging low-income people to withdraw their own money from bank accounts has been condemned after a report revealed that more than 300,000 of the poorest people in Britain live at least 1km from a cash machine that does not charge for withdrawals.
Hundreds of millions of hits are expected on websites between Christmas Eve and Boxing Day
John Lewis has revealed that sales fell last week across all its London stores, compared with the same week a year ago, in the clearest sign yet that people are leaving their Christmas shopping later than ever.
Gamers received the handheld console instead of a game, but retailer Zavvi has threatened them with 'legal remedies'
Government rejects claim by a new study that small businesses are being sacrificed to big out-of-town developments – in spite of Town Centre First policy
Seasonal bargains enticed a greater number of Americans over the Thanksgiving weekend, with more people shopping compared to last year, but heavy discounting meant that retailers raked in less money over the period.
Metropolitan Police issue checklist of advice for people to stay safe while buying on the internet
New study shows that they draw in shoppers and provide valuable services
The ‘customer is always right’ proverb fits perfectly with this cashless debate
Among those actors who never starred but always shone, Barbara Hicks is guaranteed a place. She was at the Royal Court during its ascendant years, and her time at the National Theatre would reflect its own first quarter of a century, from being directed by Laurence Olivier in The Crucible (1965) – for which she had the appropriate Puritan countenance – at the Old Vic, to performing on the South Bank stage named after him, in Alan Ayckbourn's A Small Family Business (1987).
The preppy American retailer plans to expand its clothing range after ditching "no plus size" policy
Ambitious launch shows that the company still intends to compete with Apple in the tablet market
Signing of Germany international labelled a 'significant step'
Retailer Target is forced to defend its use of the British TV presenter in bra fitting promotion
Company revenues for the first half rose 20 per cent to £751.6 million