LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Euro zone business activity has expanded at a slightly weaker pace than expected in September as firms cut prices for the 30th month in a row, a survey showed on Tuesday.
Retail news round-up on September 23, 2014: Tesco strikes deal with M&S to get Alan Stewart on board early, Sir Richard Broadbent undert pressure to quit as Tesco chairman, Dixons Carphone proceeds with plan to buy 50 to 100 Phones 4u stores.
Luxury shoe designer Jimmy Choo has confirmed plans to float in London as the City's IPO market reopens after the summer lull and the uncertainty of the Scottish independence referendum.
Mothercare, the buggy-to-babywear retailer, has launched a �100m rights issue to pay down debt and close up to 75 UK stores to transform the property-heavy group into a �digitally led business�.
Tate and Lyle's shares have plunged 16% after it warned a "challenging" half year meant profit would be lower than expected.