Alistair Gray

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The Lumi system includes a video monitor so parents can watch their baby through the app anywhere in the world

Google’s life sciences sister company Verily has created a baby-monitoring system based around “smart nappies”, working with Procter & Gamble’s Pa(...)

FAI HQ in Abbotstown: Morale among the staff is said to be, understandably, at a low ebb. Photograph: Inpho

If it had a marketing spend behind it the publication at 11 o’clock on Friday morning of the governance review group’s report might be sold as some so(...)

Walmart is facing calls to shake up its executive pay, boardroom composition and approach to workplace sexual harassment at the US retailer’s annual meeting, expected to be gatecrashed by presidential candidate Bernie Sanders

Walmart is facing calls to shake up its executive pay, boardroom composition and approach to workplace sexual harassment at the US retailer’s annual m(...)

Kraft Heinz took a $15 billion (€13 billion) writedown in February to reflect a decline in the value of some of its biggest brands

Kraft Heinz’s chief executive is leaving the food company after a profit warning that shook the global consumer goods industry. Bernardo Hees will be(...)

Face value: Opté Precision Skincare System by Procter & Gamble

The world’s biggest consumer goods groups are planning a new generation of products for supermarket shelves – from heated razors to intelligent toothb(...)

People shopping on Black Friday at Macy’s in New York. Photograph: Stephanie Keith

Americans splashed out record sums on Black Friday online deals last week but fewer of them went shopping in person, according to initial figures. Sa(...)

Mick Mulvaney was appointed by the White House as acting head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, an agency he has described as a “sick joke”. Photograph: Al Drago/The New York Times

The White House is preparing for a legal battle for control of the top US consumer finance watchdog, with two rival acting heads expected to appear at(...)

During a conference call yesterday, analysts grilled RSA directors about the implications of the two successive profit warnings on the insurer’s levels of debt, the adequacy of its controls and the possibility of disposals.

Shares in RSA dropped as much as 16 per cent yesterday as investors had their first chance to respond to accounting irregularities at the insurer’s Ir(...)