Sainsbury’s has made a £1bn move to buy Home Retail Group, the owner of Argos and Homebase.
The Priory, famed for treating celebrities with drink and drug problems, has been sold to a US chain of clinics.
Britain’s oil and gas fields have increased production for the first time in more than 15 years, figures show.
Record-breaking discounts on offer in the post-Christmas sales have so far failed to attract a rush of bargain hunters to the high street, raising fears that Marks and Spencer, John Lewis and Next will be forced to report disappointing trading figures for the festive period.
Sports Direct has bowed to criticism of its working conditions by pledging £10m towards a staff pay rise, but Britain’s largest trade union dismissed the response to Guardian revelations over controversial employment practices at the retailer as a “PR stunt”.
Uber has claimed its first major scalp, with San Francisco-based competitor Sidecar announcing on Tuesday that it will be shutting down operations at 2pm on New Year’s Eve.
Fewer than one in 10 executive directors at Britain’s top companies are female, research shows, but the UK is better at promoting women to CEO roles than leading economies such as Germany and France.
Amazon is preparing to crank up the pressure on Britain’s struggling supermarkets by dramatically expanding the range of grocery products it sells. Christopher North, the UK boss of the online retailer, has said it plans to expand its Pantry service rapidly in the new year.
The head of Rolls-Royce's aerospace division has resigned just four months after being promoted to lead the division beset by bribery and corruption allegations.
Kraft Heinz announced Wednesday that it would be closing seven factories and cutting about 2,600 jobs.
Amazon is quitting its UK base of 16 years in Slough and moving to a new 15-storey corporate office on the outskirts of the City of London.
B&Q has withdrawn an advertisement for jobs at its Swindon warehouse that required jobseekers to work three days’ “induction” for free and pay for a drugs test.
Boots has been accused of forcing staff to abuse, for the company’s profit, an NHS scheme intended to help sick patients.
BP’s board didn’t see it coming.
More than one in four business leaders believe bribery and corruption is rife in the UK, according to survey conducted by accountants EY.
Belfast International airport is to double its claim for damages against Aer Lingus to £40m over the airline’s move to a rival airport.
Uber, the taxi-app firm, is facing legal action over whether it affords its drivers basic rights and treats them as employees rather than “partners” or “contractors”.
As thousands of low-wage workers plan to protest at McDonald’s annual shareholder meeting in Chicago on Thursday the company’s former US boss has warned them: if the minimum wage goes up, McDonald’s is likely to replace them with robots.
The new boss of Marks & Spencer has warned that his turnaround plans for its struggling clothing business will hit profits in the short term.