Google’s Sundar Pichai: it appears that seemingly minor details, ranging from a person’s economic background to whether or not he has a daughter, can be predictive of a chief executive’s tenure

New Google chief executive Sundar Pichai is Indian, comes from a humble background, is married, and has a daughter and a son. Readers might ask: so wh(...)

Eightytwenty created false profiles for its Tinder campaign to highlight the issue of sex trafficking.

Hot on the heels of picking up a Bell award at the ICADs, Dublin agency Eightytwenty won the not-for-profits award and a bronze at the Warc Prize for (...)

Toyota Motor Corp’s managing officer and chief communications officer Julie Hamp speaks to media during a news conference in Nagoya, central Japan

Toyota moved into damage control mode on Friday after its new communications chief, an American and its first senior woman executive, was arrested on (...)

Tax avoidance is legal but companies which use complex structures to reduce their  bills are coming under increasing scrutiny

A Luxembourg court has charged a French journalist with aiding the leaking of confidential information at accounting firm PwC, which led to the disclo(...)

Supermarket chain Sainsbury rose after deciding to axe 800 store jobs in a drive to cut costs. Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

European stocks declined yesterday as data showed euro zone output expanded at a slower pace in April and Ericsson-led technology shares lowered. A(...)

PepsiCo has said it’s on track to achieve $1 billion in productivity savings this year.  Photograph: Bloomberg

PepsiCo, the soft drink maker and world’s largest snack producer has posted first quarter profits that topped analysts’ estimates after cutting costs(...)

The  audio recording is taken from a  a confidential meeting held in the last three months Photograph: AFP/Getty

A senior HSBC executive has privately admitted that the bank is “cast-iron certain” to have another major regulatory breach in the future, and is stru(...)

Pepsi said it expects constant currency earnings per share to grow 7 per cent in 2015

PepsiCo announced plans to return up to $9 billion to shareholders this year, through a mix of dividends and share buybacks, as the snacks and bevera(...)

India’s prime minister Narendra Modi and US president Barack Obama watch India’s Republic Day parade from behind rain-streaked bullet-proof glass  in New Delhi. Photograph:  Jim Bourg/Reuters

US president Barack Obama ended a landmark day in India on Monday with a pledge of $4 billion (€3.54 billion) in investments and loans, seeking to re(...)

Coca-Cola will cut as many as 1,800 jobs, or about 1 per cent of its global workforce.

Coca-Cola will cut as many as 1,800 jobs, or about 1 per cent of its global workforce, as the world’s largest beverage company reduces costs amid a s(...)