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Dixons Carphone chief in shock exit to Boots

The chief executive of Britain's biggest specialist electrical goods and mobile phone retailer is quitting days before it updates the City on its Christmas...

It really is not all doom and gloom for retail

For retailers, it's been a tough day, after a tough Christmas, after a tough year. And for some, it's looking a lot worse than...

Funeral price war takes its toll on Dignity

We're so sorry for your loss. That is how Dignity, the UK's biggest quoted funerals provider, is addressing its investors after a profits warning that...

Aqua Cycle launched at swimming pools in County Durham

Aqua Cycle is a new exercise class at swimming pools in County Durham.It involves peddling against the resistance of the water, while the buoyancy...

Sky sources: Carillion had £2.6bn pension hole

Carillion, the bankrupt construction group, had financial liabilities worth about £5bn when it went bust this week, according to the most extreme calculation of...

'Seven fewer' digestives in packs due to Brexit

McVitie's is shrinking the size of a packet of Digestives because of price increases caused by the Brexit drop in the pound, it claims. The...

Retailers suffer worst December since 2010

Retail sales fell more sharply than expected in the core Christmas month, capping the worst December performance for volumes since 2010. The Office for National...

Carpetright shares floored after profit warning

Carpetright has become the latest UK retailer to issue a post-Christmas profit warning, its second in as many months, blaming a "sharp deterioration" in...

HSBC to pay $101.5m to settle currency probe

HSBC has agreed to pay $101.5m (£73m) to settle a US criminal investigation into the rigging of currency transactions. The case, brought against the UK-based...