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.
Doughnut shop Krispy Kreme is having to change its name in the UK 14 years after it launched here because British people have trouble pronouncing it.
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.