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Discount retailer Matalan has joined rival Primark in offering financial assistance for the victims of the factory collapse in Bangladesh.
Argos sales have grown for the first time in five years as the catalogue retailer fights back against online competition, and benefits from the demise of rivals such as Comet.
The management team at online fashion retailer Asos could collect more than £30m under a new share incentive scheme if sales continue to grow rapidly.
Cineworld is facing a competition investigation over its £47m takeover of art house cinema chain Picturehouse amid concerns over the impact of the deal.
Beer is going out of fashion in the country that invented the Oktoberfest, according to official figures which show sales of German beer have slumped to their lowest level for 20 years.
Online fashion retailer ASOS has outlined plans to launch a Chinese-language website in October, part of its strategy to be a global player, as it reported an 11pc rise in first half profits.
online fashion retailer ASOS has outlined plans to launch a Chinese-language website in October, part of its strategy to be a global player, as it reported an 11pc rise in first half profits.
Carphone Warehouse Group has regained full control of its retail operations after it bought the American electronics giant Best Buy's stake in their joint venture for £471m.
Unilever has announced a $5.4bn (£3.49bn) offer to raise its stake in its Indian subsidiary, as it eyes "significant growth potential" from the country's growing middle class.
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Primark, the "fast-fashion" chain, is to pay compensation to victims of the clothing factory collapse who worked for its supplier.
A home-taught chef who overcame severe food allergies to open his first restaurant in London has been named as one of the best in the world.
Primark, the "fast-fashion" chain, has promised to compensate victims of a deadly building collapse who worked for its supplier.
Pop star Rihanna has revealed that she is busy at work on her autumn/winter 2013 collaboration for high street chain River Island.
Don Thompson, the president and chief executive of McDonald's, has said that the fast-food chain is weighing up the cost benefits of serving its morning menu all day.
Greggs, the high street baker, has issued a profit warning as a cold spring hit sales in the first three months of the year and kept cash-strapped customers out of its stores.
Greene King, the 214-year-old brewer and pubs group, said it is on track to meet market expectations for the full year as a successful Easter helped to offset "extreme" weather conditions during the second half.
After a slump in sales that has prompted questions about its relevance on the modern high street, Argos is fighting back.