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BBC News - Business

BBC News - Business

Black Friday: How sales have changed how we spend

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 00:11:32 GMT

British consumers are now buying more in November than in December.


What does the Brexit deal mean for you?

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:09:48 GMT

BBC experts answer your questions on the draft Brexit withdrawal agreement.


Carlos Ghosn : Renault names interim chief executive

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 22:58:57 GMT

Thierry Bolloré will lead the French car maker but Carlos Ghosn remains as chairman and chief executive.


University 'not for people like us'

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 00:09:28 GMT

The winner of a big education prize grew up thinking poor families like his could not go to university.


Carlos Ghosn: Custody 'extended by 10 days'

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 09:03:43 GMT

Japanese media reports that Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn will remain in custody for 10 days.


'Most of us hate haggling for a new car'

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:11:16 GMT

Entrepreneur James Hind came up with the idea for his £15m website Carwow because he realised how much people dislike buying cars.


Marks & Spencer knickers display branded 'vomit-inducing'

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 14:28:01 GMT

Women must have "fancy little knickers" while men must have "outfits to impress".


Would you buy a handbag from Plada or Loius Vuitton?

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:04:58 GMT

From fake shops to copycat products, firms around the world are losing billions to copyright theft.


Sugar tax on soft drinks raises £154m

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 14:59:12 GMT

Income from the levy, which began in April, is on track to meet the estimate of £240m.


Alex Rodriguez: 'London is open for business and baseball'

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 00:18:32 GMT

Former Yankees star Alex Rodriguez is in London to promote Major League Baseball in the UK.


TalkTalk to move headquarters to Salford from London

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 22:02:23 GMT

Hundreds of roles would be relocated from London, says the broadband provider.


The battle of the Christmas adverts: what's the magic formula?

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 20:58:23 GMT

From John Lewis' tear-jerker to Iceland's palm oil campaign - what makes a great Christmas ad?


Reality Check: Can you be 'employed' for one hour's work?

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:52:37 GMT

How many hours do you need to work to be officially classified as "employed"?


Brexit agreement: What does the 585-page document say?

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 06:32:12 GMT

The BBC's Adam Fleming takes a brief look at what's in the 585-page Brexit agreement document.


US adviser hints at evicting China from WTO

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 00:00:02 GMT

One of President Trump's top advisers says that China has 'misbehaved'.


How to check if Black Friday deals really are cheaper

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:03:05 GMT

Price-trackers can show the history of what on-line retailers have been charging


How 'miniature suns' could provide cheap, clean energy

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:07:48 GMT

Is much-heralded nuclear fusion finally ready to fulfil its promise of abundant energy for all?


Should we pay people for donating blood?

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:15:34 GMT

Worldwide sales of blood plasma are increasingly strongly, but is it ethically right that people should be paid to donate it?


Markets drop as tech slowdown fears grow

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 22:41:59 GMT

A sell-off led by technology firms spreads to other stocks; oil prices sink by nearly 7%.


'How Amazon helped me transition to a woman'

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:04:49 GMT

Sophie Roberts is a software developer at the tech giant who came out at work in October.


Patisserie Valerie auditor faces probe over alleged fraud

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 12:04:21 GMT

The accountancy watchdog is investigating Grant Thornton after fraud allegations at the cafe chain.


The people with more stuff than they have room for

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 00:08:08 GMT

What is driving the rapid growth in self-storage across the UK?


Ikea plans to hire thousands of staff for small stores

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 11:35:26 GMT

The Swedish furniture firm plans 11,500 new posts, but makes cuts elsewhere in a business revamp.


NY Stock Exchange President: 'A man wouldn't get that question'

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 00:17:23 GMT

Stacey Cunningham is the first female president of the New York Stock Exchange.


Glamour magazine to go online only in the US

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 03:06:40 GMT

The magazine said it would target its readers online "on the platforms they frequent most".


What has happened to Woolworths' stores 10 years after closure?

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 13:24:51 GMT

Ten years after the collapse of the High Street chain, discount chains now own many of its old stores.


What's gone wrong at Victoria's Secret?

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:46:24 GMT

A new boss has been named to lead the brand, which is grappling with declining sales.


'Shopping can be so embarrassing for me'

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:19:35 GMT

Why retailers need to be doing more for their disabled customers.


US says China has 'not altered' unfair trade practices

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 03:59:22 GMT

The latest attacks come ahead of a high-stakes meeting between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping this month.


How long can gin stay in high spirits?

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 22:39:53 GMT

Gin has gone from a drink for posh parents and old buffers to the hippest spirit in the UK - but could it soon be on the wane again?


TalkTalk hack attack: Friends jailed for cyber crimes

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 17:23:39 GMT

Matthew Hanley, 23, and Connor Allsopp, 21, accessed customers' information during the cyber attack.


My Brexit box: The people stockpiling food

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 22:02:32 GMT

Are people right to be worried about the availability of certain foods when the UK leaves the EU?


Why do we put up with so many bad managers?

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:09:32 GMT

Why do businesses have so many bad managers? asks author Alison Green.


Carlos Ghosn: Renault-Nissan's relentless 'cost killer'

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 15:44:07 GMT

The boss of Renault-Nissan is one of the car industry's big beasts who has revived two global giants.


'I broke 22 bones and lost a year's memory'

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:01:03 GMT

The multimillionaire Dutch businessman who risks his life racing off road motorbikes.


CBI 'Confederation of European Industry'

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:47:31 GMT

The prime minster is urged to think again, not to sign her withdrawal agreement and not listen to the CBI which was branded the "Confederation of European Industry".


Meet @JohnLewis - the John Lewis that isn't the British retailer

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 18:22:27 GMT

Every year an American lecturer is mixed up with the retailer but now he has his own Christmas ad


Would you ask your colleagues what they earn?

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 22:03:09 GMT

It might make you feel uncomfortable, but it could pave the way to more equal pay, say campaigners.


Can listening to bees help save them - and us?

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 22:42:32 GMT

Scientists hope artificial intelligence will gives us more insights into bee health and behaviour.


RBS customer lost thousands of pounds in scam

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 10:46:04 GMT

The bank insisted for over a year the customer was aware of the transaction and refused a refund.


Dream job: ‘My 9-to-5 is a US road trip’

Sun, 18 Nov 2018 00:08:49 GMT

Financial adviser Leo Millward has found a way to turn his job into an American road-trip odyssey.


Father sues McDonald's over 'advertising' of Happy Meals

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 12:38:45 GMT

A class-action lawsuit alleges McDonald's Happy Meals break local laws against marketing to children.


Boots travel insurer faces double investigation

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 16:31:12 GMT

A firm called Travel Insurance Facilities is being accused of denying proper care to policyholders.


Number of child gamblers quadruples in just two years

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 11:40:44 GMT

The rapid rise in the number of child gamblers is "a generational scandal", says a campaigner.


Government borrowing worse than expected in October

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 11:58:25 GMT

The government borrowed £8.8bn in October, but the year-to-date deficit is the lowest for 13 years.


Have 'non-traditional' advent calendars peaked already?

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 00:13:49 GMT

Calendars featuring gifts like cosmetics or wine have become a huge hit, but are there too many of them?


'You'll fail a lot, but failure is hollow'

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 00:07:55 GMT

You'll fail a lot but you'll learn as an entrepreneur from your failures, says Mohamed Al Awadhi.


Elon Musk renames his BFR spacecraft Starship

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 10:17:00 GMT

The entrepreneur would not reveal why he had renamed the craft, which has still not yet been built.


Christmas adverts: Do people care about what they see?

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:02:45 GMT

Billion of pounds will be spent, but do people want to see commercial messages on their screens?


Migrant workers send home £8bn to families

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:59:23 GMT

The UN says money sent home pays for school, but too much is taken in transfer charges.


'My husband ran up a £58,000 debt in my name'

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 04:37:14 GMT

Government should press ahead with plans to define such behaviour as domestic abuse, say campaigners.


The corporate scandals that rocked Japan

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 03:27:47 GMT

The arrest of Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn is the latest company crisis to hit Japan Inc.


Brexit: A guide to where we are

Sun, 18 Nov 2018 14:45:17 GMT

Theresa May has agreed a draft Brexit deal with Brussels. What happens now?


'Virgin Media charged me an outrageous sum'

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 17:16:08 GMT

John Jones tells the BBC he was charged a £240 contract break fee despite being with Virgin Media for seven years.


Four reasons that Apple shares have been falling

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 00:43:40 GMT

Shares in the tech giant have dropped 25% since their October peak - so what's the problem?


The £1bn High Street giant you may not know

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 08:26:25 GMT

Klarna is a Swedish bank taking the High Street by storm. But critics say it could cause problem debt.


Could these balls help reduce plastic pollution?

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:04:25 GMT

Microplastics have swamped our ecosystem. Can tech help prevent them entering our water systems?


Airbnb removes Israeli West Bank settlement listings

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 07:24:30 GMT

The US firm says it will take home rentals in Israeli settlements on occupied land off its website.


Brexit turmoil: Small businesses 'fed up with the whole thing'

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 22:34:03 GMT

Small businesses owners give their reaction to the Brexit talks and the PM's draft Brexit agreement.


Wall Street sees red as tech shares plunge

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 20:01:36 GMT

Apple falls on a report it has cut iPhone orders; US-China trade fears weigh on stocks.


'Tulip' tower planned for London's skyline

Mon, 19 Nov 2018 10:02:20 GMT

The building will feature internal slides and moving transparent pods which run outside the building.


Brexit fears fail to dent EasyJet bookings

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 12:31:12 GMT

Shares fall despite airline reporting record annual profits and "promising" bookings for next year.


Transgender women in India: 'This is how we survive'

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 00:13:18 GMT

Transgender people in India were granted legal status in 2014 but many face discrimination and struggle to find work.



 
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