Members of the Co-operative group "will not see dividends for years" as the crisis engulfing it deepens. 6:40am UK, Thursday 17 April 2014.
An employee turns the wheel of a machine as she prepares a section of a Globe-Trotter luggage case during manufacture at Globe-Trotter Suit Case Company Ltd.
STRONG demand from China's growing middle class for upmarket fashion and beauty products helped luxury retailer Burberry shrug off worries about the impact of the strong pound.
The former boss of the collapsed retailer JJB Sports forged a bank statement to disguise the fact he had borrowed �1.5m from another well-known retail figure, a jury was told.
... * Asia shares mostly higher, Nikkei ends flat. * Wall St lifted by dovish Yellen, upbeat Fed Beige Book. * Google and IBM fall after hours as earnings disappoint.