Lara Stone arriving for the launch party for Amazon’s fashion pop-up shop in London this week. Photograph: PA Wire

Amazon has opened its first British fashion store, in the form of a central London pop-up where the retailer is seeking shoppers’ views on its clothin(...)

Amazon. com reported a profit near $2 billion, the largest in its history, as the online retailer drew millions of new customers to its Prime fast-shi(...)

Amazon.com spent its first day as the owner of a brick-and-mortar grocery chain cutting prices at Whole Foods Market.

Amazon. com spent its first day as the owner of a bricks-and-mortar grocery chain cutting prices at Whole Foods Market. At the Whole Foods on 57th S(...)

Providence Resources was the biggest loser on the Iseq on Friday, closing down  5.56%. Photograph: Finbarr O’Rourke

World stocks climbed toward their best week in six on Friday as a near three-year high in emerging market shares and a roaring rally in metals bolster(...)

 Amazon is set to acquire high-end grocer Whole Foods Market  for $13.7bn. Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Just when we thought we understood Amazon, it surprises us. We are used to observing an online retailer that cuts prices relentlessly to undermine bri(...)

Tesco said it was  working hard to fix the computer glitch problem. Photograph:    Toby Melville/Reuters

Tesco Ireland has moved to assure customers here that the computer glitch affecting home deliveries in the United Kingdom was not impacting the compan(...)

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos: appears to view the retail future as more nuanced than mere couch-bound shoppers ordering everything online.  Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

For so long the e-commerce standard bearer and enemy of shop-keepers everywhere, Amazon. com – not satisfied with sniping from the sidelines – is goin(...)

Amazon said it will pay $42 a share for Texas-based Whole Foods in an all-cash deal that includes the group’s debt.

Amazon, the e-commerce heavyweight, unveiled plans on Friday to buy upmarket US grocer Whole Foods Market in a $13.7 billion deal that sent shockwaves(...)

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said the risk of a recession has receded because of the bank’s actions after the Brexit vote.

A rally among exporters amid a weaker euro pushed European equities near their highest prices since April, while Germany’s DAX Index erased all of it(...)

 Germany’s Dax: rose 0.2 per cent, while in France the Cac 40 fell 0.3 per cent. Photograph: Reuters/Staff/Remote

European equities rebounded from their biggest four-day drop since the height of the February slump amid earnings reports and rising crude prices. G(...)

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