UK retail sales were 1.4% up on January, the ONS said. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images. Retail industry. UK retail sales shrug off Brexit fears with February rise.
Labour has re-affirmed its pledge to keep it through the next parliament, despite a government-commissioned report on the future of the state pension today calling for it to be scrapped.
Next full-year profits fell for the first time in eight years, but its boss Lord Wolfson had an interesting take on the state of the industry.
A man walks past the European Commission headquarters in Brussels on which is displayed a banner celebrating the 60 years after the signing of the Treaty of Rome, in Brussels, Belgium March 20, 2017.
Budget shoe retailer Brantano has gone into administration - putting 29 jobs at risk across its stores and concessions in Bulwell, Mansfield and Ilkeston.