Demand for warm winter coats and boots helped retailers drive better-than-expected sales in January. Figures from the closely-watched CBI distributive trades survey showed that 50 per cent of companies surveyed reported that sales volumes were higher a ...
Confidence among British households rebounded strongly this month on the back of improving living standards, raising the prospect of a pre-election boost for the government.
Profit margins for Britain's big six energy groups are forecast to rise to record levels this year after wholesale prices tumbled.
Supermarkets will face fines running into hundreds of millions of pounds under legislation that is intended to stamp out bullying of farmers by big retailers.
A box from Amazon.com is pictured on the porch of a house in Golden, Colorado July 23, 2008. Credit: Reuters/Rick Wilking/Files. Related Topics.