During the Thanksgiving weekend, 103 million people shopped online compared with 102 million who went to stores, the National Retail Federation said.
Taxi users will be able to share journeys with strangers to cut the cost of fares under plans outlined yesterday by Uber. The UberPool service will allow up to three passengers to share a car while reducing standard fares by 25 per cent.
ANHEUSER-BUSCH INBEVis to put Peroni and Grolsch up for sale as it tries to squeeze a �177bn merger with SAB Miller past EU regulators.
Bill Gates, the world's richest man, led a group of philanthropists in vowing to plow $2 billion into clean energy through personal investments and a new fund to be set up next year.
Weak domestic demand has weighed upon Indian manufacturing activity, leading the sector to its weakest pace of growth in two years.