The Chinese online giant Alibaba will set the price of its shares on Thursday in what is expected to be the world's biggest-ever initial public offering (IPO).
Phones 4u's founder has blamed the retailer's collapse on its mobile network suppliers and private equity owners, after the chain shut its 550 stores on Monday, leaving more than 5,000 jobs under threat.
Twitter has taken tentative steps towards e-commerce, introducing a “buy” button to some tweets for the first time.
Laura Ashley's sales took off in August, continuing a pickup in business towards the end of the first half, the retailer has said.
Macy’s agreed to pay $650,000 on Wednesday to settle charges of racial profiling at its flagship Manhattan department store.
The UK's annual inflation rate fell more sharply than expected in July, dimming the prospects of an interest rate rise in 2014.
McDonald’s has said it will open eight new outlets in Victoria, just a week after the fast food giant expressed concern over its performance in Australia.
Once all you needed for a beach holiday was a bikini, a towel and sunglasses. These days cover-ups are also de rigueur
The Office for National Statistics has published a snapshot of Britain's internet habits, how they have changed in recent years, and how they compare with the rest of the Europe.
Karl Albrecht, who has died aged 94, was the co-founder with his younger brother Theo of Aldi, one of the world's most successful retail discount chains.
The US firm has seen waning interest in its shoes as the company falls victim to changing trends
Philip Clarke, the boss of Tesco, is fast turning into retailing's answer to Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg.