The new boss of John Lewis says the department store needs reinventing for a new generation of shoppers. Paula Nickolds is the first female managing director of John Lewis, having worked her way up the ranks as a graduate trainee.
Poll First it was vegetarians and vegans complaining about plastic banknotes. Now the Bank of England has managed to upset environmentalists at the WWF - wildlife, not wrestlers - over plans for new plastic �20 notes made using palm oil.
Workers are reflected in the windows of the Canary Wharf offices of JP Morgan in London. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters. Financial sector.
Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) said second-quarter price cuts to clear inventory may exceed last year's, sending the shares tumbling to a four-year low.
HSBC is to let customers choose more non-gender specific titles for their retail bank accounts. Instead of Mr, Mrs, Ms or the gender neutral Mx, customers can choose from nine titles including "M" and "Misc", the banking giant said.