Created in China, how China is becoming a global innovator by Georges Haouer and Max Von Zedtwitz

With concern rising about the economic health of China, this interesting and well researched look at how the global superpower is transforming itself (...)

Asda, which is owned by US retail giant Walmart, said it will make cuts in the “low hundreds” at its Leeds head office, which employs 3,000 people.

Asda is set to cut hundreds of jobs as the UK’s supermarket price war continues to reshape the industry. The chain, which is owned by US retail giant(...)

Tashfeen Malik, (left), and Syed Farook  pictured passing through Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport in this July 27th, 2014 photo. File photograph: US Customs and Border Protection/Reuters

A couple who massacred 14 people at a California holiday party were discussing martyrdom online before they met in person and married, FBI director Ja(...)

Organisations such as Marks & Spencer have implemented initiatives which go beyond efficiency gains  to “eco-effectiveness”, reducing total ecological impact.

In an increasingly globalised economy, multinational corporations are some of the world’s wealthiest and most powerful entities. Just over 1,300 compa(...)

An employee prepares a cardboard box ready for distribution at the Amazon.com Inc. fulfillment center in Hemel Hempstead, UK . Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Amazon has unveiled what its unmanned drones for package delivery would look like with a video launched on the prototype of technology it ann(...)

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway reduced its investments in Goldman Sachs and Wal-Mart Stores as the billionaire freed up cash ahead of the completion of one of his largest acquisitions. (Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway reduced its investments in Goldman Sachs and Wal-Mart Stores as the billionaire freed up cash ahead of the comple(...)

Mobile phones will come to dominate and overwhelm other industries and precipitate a lot of very visible disruptions in how the world operates on the way. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

It need hardly be said that mobile computing has been the biggest advance in technology since the appearance of the personal computer in the 1980s, bu(...)

Amazon is among 11 companies that will be questioned by European Union lawmakers next week about low-tax deals as the internet retailing giant awaits a decision on its fiscal pact with Luxembourg from antitrust regulators. (Photograph:  Ralph D. Freso/Reuters)

Amazon is among 11 companies that will be questioned by European Union lawmakers next week about low-tax deals as the internet retailing giant awaits(...)

In what’s been a closely guarded family secret, the late Walmart heir John Walton gave half of his then-$17 billion estimated fortune to charitable trusts and a third to their only child, Lukas Walton, now 29, an analysis of court documents reveals. His wife Christy got the rest.

Ever since Walmart heir John T Walton died 10 years ago in a plane crash, it has been widely assumed that he passed the bulk of his vast estate to (...)

Hurricane Patricia as it appeared from the International Space Station. Photograph: Scott Kelly/Nasa/Twitter

Category five Hurricane Patricia, the strongest on record, has made landfall in Mexico, where a state of emergency has been declared in three state(...)