The 800,000 sq ft Amazon  fulfilment centre   in Swansea, Wales. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Britain’s retailers are gearing up for their busiest-ever online shopping day at the end of this week, as “Black Friday” fever sweeps the nation. With(...)

AIB chief executive David Duffy: Cantillon wonders if he would agree with Anne Boden’s assertions about her former role at the bank?

Having quietly taken her leave of AIB as chief operating officer last December, Anne Boden is busily preparing for the launch next year of her new UK (...)

RTÉ’s Head of Television Drama Jane Gogan described the Netflix’s Love/Hate deal as “fantastic news for RTÉ and Octagon Films”. Photograph: RTÉ

RTÉ’s crime drama Love/Hate is to be dubbed into German and French. The creators of Love/Hate have signed a deal with European Netflix which will see (...)

Royal Mail, which remains Britain’s dominant postal company said the amount of UK parcels delivered grew by 2 per cent over the last six months

Online retail giant Amazon’s own delivery service will more than halve the growth potential for Royal Mail’s parcels business, the former state-owned (...)

Author Steven Johnson discusses his new book and TV series ‘How We Got To Now’. Photograph: Frederick M Brown/Getty Images

Disruption is a term that gets used a great deal these days, to the extent that it’s losing its meaning. Disruption is now a marketing fad, a fashiona(...)

President Obama’s forceful statement last week in favour of net neutrality has surprised and delighted many internet activists, along with major tech (...)

An Apple watch at an Apple event in California. Technology has essentially shifted the profitability of the telephone and newspaper industries to Apple and Google

Several books about business have been written over the years with the title Blown to Bits. They have explored a common theme: how the internet threat(...)

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker gives a press conference a week after the Luxembourg leaks. Photograph: EPA/Olivier Hoslet

Luxembourg’s government was taken by “complete surprise” by the number of files in a report last week detailing hundreds of secret deals that allegedl(...)

The probe into Starbucks is one of four into so-called sweetheart deals, including Apple’s tax practices in Ireland, which the Commission said may give the companies an unfair advantage. (Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times)

Starbucks’s tax deal with Dutch authorities may be illegal state aid as it allows the world’s biggest coffee chain to pay tax on a lower corporate inc(...)

A Netherlands tax ruling allegedly underestimated the business risk carried by Starbucks’ coffee roasting facility and, as a result, attributed too little profit to the Netherlands. Photograph: Paul J Richards/AFP/Getty Images

The Netherlands and Starbucks will be pulled into the political storm over tax deals as the European Commission confronts Amsterdam for allegedly subs(...)