Whitbread has poached a top banker to become its head barista as it picked Lloyds' head of retail, Alison Brittain, to succeed Andy Harrison as chief executive of the Costa Coffee to Premier Inns group.
The Bank of England's secretive project to assess the economic risks of Britain leaving the EU is likely to come under scrutiny from MPs, after details were sent to the press in error.
Households' confidence in their spending power took a step backwards in April in the run-up to the general election, a report has found.
Amazon.com Inc. has started booking revenue from retail sales in individual European countries, instead of funneling all sales through low-tax Luxembourg, amid intense scrutiny of corporate tax practices in Europe.
Criticized and even sued by luxury brand Gucci and others for facilitating the counterfeit goods trade, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding has been quietly piloting a scheme to try to curb fakes at source.