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Amazon fashion exec to run Debenhams

Thu, 26/05/2016 - 07:06
Department store chain Debenhams appoints an executive from Amazon's European business as its new chief executive.
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HS2 'over-priced' say transport experts

Thu, 26/05/2016 - 06:55
HS2 is an over-priced, gold-plated project and will fail in many of its objectives a group of transport experts warns.
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China and US clash over steel imports

Thu, 26/05/2016 - 06:45
Beijing accuses the US of damaging trade after Washington levies new duties of up to 450% on some steel imports from China.
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Warning over steel pension cut proposal

Thu, 26/05/2016 - 00:30
The government is warned that a proposal to cut pension benefits to help save Tata Steel's UK operations could have implications "well beyond the industry".
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Is populism a threat to Europe's economies?

Wed, 25/05/2016 - 23:23
Will populism push Europe away from economic orthodoxy?
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The perils of doing business in Venezuela

Wed, 25/05/2016 - 23:01
The perils of trying to run a business in Venezuela
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Vancouver's 'freak show' property market

Wed, 25/05/2016 - 23:00
What's going on in Vancouver's property market?
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Stamp collecting: The mistakes worth millions

Wed, 25/05/2016 - 23:00
The mistakes worth millions to stamp collectors
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Payday loan complaints nearly triple

Wed, 25/05/2016 - 23:00
The number of people who made complaints about payday loan companies soared by 178% in the year to March, the Financial Ombudsman has revealed.
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VIDEO: 'No-one cares how good you used to be'

Wed, 25/05/2016 - 23:00
Sir Paul Smith, the legendary designer, may have been a force in the world of fashion and business for 40 years, but says he is not complacent, because "no-one cares how good you used to be".
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Tights firm blames BHS woe for collapse

Wed, 25/05/2016 - 19:15
A clothing firm which supplied BHS has gone out of business, blaming the collapse of the high street store.
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Tata considers bids for UK steel plants

Wed, 25/05/2016 - 18:14
Tata Steel is still in the process of considering bids for its UK operations, the company says.
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M&S warns revamp plan will hit profits

Wed, 25/05/2016 - 16:10
Marks and Spencer's new boss unveils plans to revive the retailer's clothing and homeware business, but warns the changes will hit profits.
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FTSE 100 higher despite M&S share fall

Wed, 25/05/2016 - 16:06
Banking shares help to lift the FTSE 100, but shares in M&S drop after the retailer says its turnaround plan is set to hit profits.
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VIDEO: Tata boss: No bid shortlist yet

Wed, 25/05/2016 - 15:46
The board of the Tata Steel has confirmed that there is still no decision about which bidders have made the shortlist to take over its UK operations.
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Alibaba investigated by US regulators

Wed, 25/05/2016 - 15:37
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is being investigated by US regulators over its accounting practices.
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Thomas Cook cabin crew vote to strike

Wed, 25/05/2016 - 14:59
Thomas Cook cabin crew have voted by three-to-one in favour of industrial action in a row over health and safety, Unite union says.
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Who is bidding for the BHS brand?

Wed, 25/05/2016 - 14:32
Who is bidding for the beleaguered brand?
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Microsoft hangs up on phone workers

Wed, 25/05/2016 - 14:20
Microsoft reveals plans to cut up to 1,850 jobs as part of efforts to scale back its smartphone business.
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VIDEO: China restarts steel furnaces

Wed, 25/05/2016 - 13:23
Despite pledges to cut steel production, China is reopening some of its mills.
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