Bill Grimsey, the former chief executive of the DIY chain Wickes and Iceland stores, has attacked the retail expert Mary Portas for giving "false hope" to Britain's high streets.
Federal Reserve officials both expect and want inflation to be higher than it is. So far, that isn't happening. Consumer price data released Tuesday showed inflation rose a mere 1.4% in May from a year earlier.
Mark Carney, the governor-designate of the Bank of England, has made his first senior appointment, recruiting Charlotte Hogg, daughter of titans of the British establishment, as the central bank's first chief operating officer.
The polarisation of the high street is showing no signs of slowing as new data reveals that discount chains Aldi and Lidl, along with high end grocer Waitrose, have won more customers this year than any of their supermarket rivals.
Two firms in BBC documentary series The Call Centre were fined a total of �225,000 today for making nuisance sales calls. The Information Commissioner's Office said there had been 2,700 complaints about Nationwide Energy Services and We Claim You ...