Website homepage of online retailer Just Eat. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Hungry diners swapping takeaway menus for tablet computers helped pretax profits at Just Eat almost treble in the online takeaway group’s maiden half-(...)

Online food service Just Eat said it received orders for 5.7 million pizzas in the first six months of the year, enough to cover 64 football pitches. The most popular topping was Margarita, followed by the Meat Feast. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Just Eat reported a sharp jump in half-year profits today after the online food service added 2,500 UK takeaway outlets to its network. The firm, whic(...)

Zoopla said it would price the shares at between 200 and 250 pence

Zoopla Property Group, the property website majority owned by Daily Mail And General Trust, on Wednesday set the price of its initial public offer in(...)

IPO celebration: TrueCar employees mark its recent IPO by ringing the opening bell at the Nasdaq Exchange in Times Square, New York.  Photograph: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

The appetite of investors for initial public offerings has been on the up in 2014, with the hype machine set to go into overdrive when Chinese online (...)

 David Buttress: “I’m a once-a-week [takeaway] guy. A lamb madras curry on a Friday evening or occasionally a Thai.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

For a man who has made his fortune from fast food, David Buttress is in surprisingly good shape. The self-styled “chief executive and anti-cooking (...)

A woman rides past the headquarters of the People’s Bank of China (PBOC), the central bank, in Beijing. Photograph: Petar Kujundzic/Reuters

We have been noting that emerging markets are cheap, but not uniformly so. Some countries are cheap, others are expensive. Cyclically sen(...)

A man walks past a window displaying the FTSE 100 shares index, in Kensington, west London. Takeaway group Just Eat rose 8.9 per cent on its trading debut in London today.  Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/PA

Just Eat rose 8.9 per cent on its trading debut in London today, more than a decade after five Danes started the online takeaway service, conne(...)

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Image of the week: Happy robots There were plenty of humanoid robots on display at this week’s Innorobo fair, aka the Innovation Robotics Summit(...)

Online takeaway service Just Eat plans to raise £100 million (€120 million) from listing its shares on the London Stock Exchange in April.

Online takeaway service Just Eat plans to raise £100 million (€120 million) from listing its shares on the London Stock Exchange in April, joi(...)