LONDON (Reuters) - Home Retail, Britain's biggest household goods retailer, plans to close a quarter of its Homebase home improvement stores by 2018, prioritising the development of its larger and more profitable Argos chain.
The �big four� grocery retailers are running supermarkets that are 20 years out of date, the boss of Waitrose has said. Mark Price said that changes in British shopping habits are �far more fundamental than the discounters�, which have grabbed shoppers from ...
Royal Bank of Scotland has avoided a fine from the European Commission after blowing the whistle on a cartel to rig the Swiss franc Libor rate.
European stocks were little changed, erasing earlier gains, as some earnings reports missed estimates, outweighing speculation the European Central Bank will boost stimulus.
British American Tobacco (BAT) has reported an accelerated decline in the number of cigarettes sold, citing economic pressures on smokers around the world to rein in spending.