A New Year’s Eve partygoer in Atlanta racked up a $908 Uber bill with surge pricing after apparently falling asleep in the car, the company has confirmed to the Guardian.
Amazon shipped about 5bn items in 2014, the company has revealed, with more than 40% of those products sold by third-party sellers on its service.
The fuel price war between the big four supermarkets has pushed prices on the forecourt closer to £1 a litre after Asda said it would cut petrol and diesel by 2p a litre from Tuesday and Tesco responded with immediate price reductions.
Amazon.com on Monday announced sellers from more than 100 countries set a new record in 2014, selling more than $2 billion items.
JD Wetherspoon has settled a dispute with Heineken that prompted the chain to bar the brewer’s drinks from its 926 pubs in Britain and Ireland.
John Lewis boss Andy Street has warned fellow retailers to rein in Black Friday promotions next year after heavy demand over the promotional weekend caused havoc on the high street in the run-up to Christmas and hit profitability.
Workers at the company that makes outdoor jackets for the Queen are to begin a four-week strike at its Gateshead warehouse from Monday.
Charlie Harary, co-founder of H3 & Co., outlined the worst CEO mistakes that "butted up against" societal trends in 2014.
Exxon Mobil, the erstwhile largest company in the world by market capitalisation, has posted a 58 per cent drop in quarterly profit as the languishing oil price continues to eat into the performance of the company.
BP is to cut another 3,000 jobs after reporting a loss of $6.5bn, its worst annual loss in at least 20 years. The latest job cuts are in addition to the 4,000 job cuts already announced.
Rolls-Royce has won a significant boost after budget airline Norwegian agreed a $2.7bn (£1.9bn) deal to buy engines from the beleaguered company.