“The factors that attracted motor vehicle producers to Detroit a century ago – excellent access to resources and transport links, followed by local skills and specialist suppliers – are no longer competitive advantages in car-making nor, indeed, in other industries.” Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

The Financial Times has carried an unusual number of obituaries and stories of terminal illness this summer. There was the bankruptcy of Detroit and t(...)

 The most popular tablet lines at Dixons  in the UK are Apple iPad, the Samsung Galaxy and the Google Nexus

British sales of tablet computers are booming, Europe’s second biggest electricals retailer Dixons said, underpinning profit growth and offsetting wea(...)

Britain's fourth biggest grocer Wm Morrison today said it would launch an online food offer by January 2014 to better compete with rivals as it(...)