Inflation fell for the sixth consecutive month in March, easing the pressure on Britain's squeezed households and marking the longest run of falling inflation for more than two decades.
Former JJB Sports executive chairman Sir David Jones may have been forced to borrow �3 million from former peers including Sports Direct founder and Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley, because of huge gambling debts, a court heard yesterday.
Debenhams is altering its strategy in a last ditch attempt to kick start growth, after profits slumped. Britain's second largest department store chain, which has been a laggard among its peers, said half-year pre-tax earnings fell 24.5 per cent to �85.2million ...
Wednesday 08:10 BST. European stocks are mirroring a positive Asian session after data showed China's economic growth slowed but beat analysts' forecasts.
LONDON (Reuters) - British luxury goods group Burberry (BRBY.L) said strong sales in China and South Korea helped it to a 19 percent rise in second-half revenue, but that it expected currency headwinds to hit profits in the next two years.