LONDON - European officials on Wednesday opened an antitrust investigation into the region's e-commerce sector to address whether large players like American technology giants were impeding competition.
The chief executive of J Sainsbury has said the rise of the discounters Aldi and Lidl is slowing down as their busy stores reach saturation and shoppers respond to price cuts by the �big four� supermarket chains.
LONDON/PERTH (Reuters) - BHP shareholders overwhelmingly approved the spin-off of new mining and metals group South32, clearing the way for a listing this month that will test investor sentiment towards the battered mining sector.
One of Scotland's most successful entrepreneurs has sold his tyre-fitting business for �50m to Michelin. Mike Welch, chief executive of Blackcircles.
Imperial Tobacco �31.75-55p. Questor says BUY. THE boss of Imperial Tobacco [LON:IMT] described the first half results as boringly consistent.