The Manchester family behind the fast-growing Boohoo.com are now one of the richest in the country after selling a £240m stake in the website.
Two US private equity firms are set for multi-million pound pay-outs when British retailers Pets at Home and Poundland float on the London Stock Exchange later this month.
Staff at John Lewis and Waitrose are facing a cut in their annual bonus as the retail group gets to grip with the black hole in its gold-plated pension scheme.
Dixons and Carphone Warehouse are in merger talks that could create a FTSE 100-listed electricals giant with a market value of £3.5bn.
Retailers are calling for a radical overhaul of the business rate regime that could see the tax based on energy use rather than property values.
The mystery in the tale of Barclays' latest bonus bonanza is that institutional shareholders are not screaming their complaints from the rooftops. Give it time.
Burberry boss Angela Ahrendts and Melinda Gates, wife of the founder of Microsoft who helps run an international charitable foundation, are to be made honorary dames of the British Empire.
Supermarkets report surging sales of cheap 'super vegetable' championed by the likes of Jack Monroe, Gwyneth Paltrow and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
It may come to be remembered as the year that tablet computers found the mainstream, but 2013 has seen a new wave of affordable, high street touchscreen devices that have sold in their droves this Christmas.
It's a happy holiday for the financial world.
The most important music event of the year used to be the race for the Christmas No 1 – now it's all about soundtracking the biggest ads, and John Lewis is the most desirable of all
Amazon is testing delivering its parcels using drones, the company’s CEO has revealed. The company hopes to have the scheme up and running within five years.
Marks & Spencer staff in Ireland have voted to strike over the firm's plans to close its final-salary retirement scheme.