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Tesco: The supermarket giant reported a 0.7 per cent rise in like-for-like sales over the festive season. Analysts had forcast growth of 0.3-1.5 per cent. Photograph: Charlotte Ball/PA Wire

Tesco, Britain’s biggest retailer, reported a 0.7 per cent rise in underlying Christmas sales in its home market, capping a year of recovery with a so(...)

Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons supermarkets: end of year  reports due  from major retailers this month

Britain’s three quoted major supermarkets are expected to report this week that they enjoyed solid Christmas trading, although investor concern about (...)

Gaps in the market: Toblerone drew the ire of customers by increasing the spacing between its  chocolate pyramids. Photograph: iStock

Within hours of the Brexit vote in June, as sterling fell precipitously, Gavin Darby, chief executive of Premier Foods in the UK, had summoned his dir(...)

The price of Microsoft’s enterprise software is to increase by 13 per cent from January 1st, with the price of enterprise cloud services increasing 22 per cent. Photograph: Jacky Naegelen/Reuters

Microsoft said it will be increasing pricing for its enterprise software and cloud services in the United Kingdom in the wake of the sterling’s plunge(...)

A screengrab of the Tesco website showing Marmite unavailable after a pricing row between the supermarket chain and Unilever. Photograph:  PA Wire.

Tesco, Britain’s biggest grocery chain, has pulled dozens of Unilever brand products from its website after a disagreement over prices in the wake of (...)

John Teeling, the legendary whiskey and mining entrepreneur and my former lecturer, who asked, “What are you going to do with the second half of your career?” Photograph: Dave Meehan

Career plans rarely work out as intended. There are too many external influencing factors beyond our control. For entrepreneurial careers, with a hi(...)

Asda chief executive Andy Clarke is to step down after more than 20 years at the UK supermarket chain, in a management shake up designed to wrestle back market share from discounters Aldi and Lidl.

Asda chief executive Andy Clarke is to step down after more than 20 years at the UK supermarket chain, in a management shake up designed to wrestle ba(...)

Online retailer Amazon is set to enter the British fresh food market after striking a supply deal with supermarket Morrisons, potentially ramping up competition in the already cut-throat sector

Amazon has launched its biggest foray into food outside of the United States with a deal in Britain to offer fresh and frozen goods to customers, in (...)

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(...)

Bank of England regulators will publish a 500-page report into what went wrong at HBOS. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

More than seven years after it was bailed out by the British government at the height of the banking crisis, HBOS will once again be dominating the he(...)

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