The Federation of Small Businesses has criticised Debenhams after it emerged that the department stores chain was asking for discounts in return for receiving earlier payments.
Pfizer announced Monday it will buy Allergan for $363.63 a share, or about $160 billion.
Jim Slater, who has died aged 86, was so successful for a few years during the 1960s financial bubble that he was nicknamed “the Master” by the financial press.
Warren East, the chief executive of Rolls-Royce, will herald a new era for the engineering company this week as he presents his plans for its future.
An Albany-area Walmart employee fired from his job for redeeming $2 worth of cans he collected while gathering shopping carts in the store’s parking lot has drawn widespread sympathy and support on social media.
Marriott International is buying its rival Starwood, owner of the W and Sheraton chains, for $12.2bn (£8bn) in a deal that will create the world’s largest hotelier.
A new lung cancer pill from AstraZeneca has been approved by US regulators, in a major boost for the British drugmaker.
The pressure on the chief executive of Volkswagen is growing after a leading investor in Germany called on Matthias Müller to step down less than two months after taking the helm at the scandal-hit carmaker.
The chairman of Standard Life has said that pay across the UK’s financial services industry is too high, as more than a fifth of the insurer’s shareholders voted against its boardroom pay deals.
Tesla relied on cheap foreign labor to build a hi-tech paint shop in California, paying workers as little as $5 an hour, according to a damning report that prompted CEO Elon Musk to launch an investigation.
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has bought $1bn worth of Apple shares in a bet that the iPhone-maker will bounce back from a recent slump.