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The German discounter has reported record UK turnover and a 65.2% boost in pre-tax profits.
The city's stock market and currency are taking a hit, as tens of thousands of people continue to protest against China's election plans
Small and medium-sized businesses are increasingly optimistic about overseas growth prospects, with young businesspeople leading the charge.
Apple is braced for hefty fines as the European Commission prepares to reveal its ruling in its tax avoidance investigation.
There's more bad news for Balfour Beatty today, as executive chairman Steve Marshall is set to leave the beleaguered business after its third profit warning in five months.
The retailer may be coming back from the brink, making almost £17m in operating profits in the 11 months after going under.
Getting stuck in car boots, ambitious 18 year olds and Old Beardy on the publicity trail (again).
The bond giant is fast unravelling as its once legendary founder leaves for rival Janus Capital. Talk about two-faced...
Hometrack's survey says prices are stagnant across the nation and going down in London, but the Land Registry still sees growth, especially in the capital. You know what they say about statistics...
Corporate spat alert: Google responds to News Corp's suggestion that it's cynical and throws in a jab of its own. Better get the popcorn.
Pay is reportedly being removed from Lord Hill's finance commissioner brief, as the EU clamps down on 'allowances'.
The Bank of England governor is trying to ease us gently into the idea of interest rates going up.
Escape is impossible from the boot of these £200,000 cars, which apparently 'increases risk of injury or possibly death'.
The accountancy firm's help for staff struggling to get on the property ladder is the first shot in a new war for talent.
Back in 2009, Dave Lewis said brands had to deliver against expectations. He'll need to take his own advice now at Tesco...
The iPhone 6's teething troubles continue, as a deluge of complaints causes Apple to withdraw the first update to its new operating system after less than an hour.
The maverick sportswear tycoon has taken a punt on the beleaguered supermarket, but it's not clear it'll pay off yet.
The billionaire has announced his staff can take as much leave as they like. So what's the catch?
Ed Miliband's plans to pay for more NHS spending with a levy on tobacco companies' profits has been criticised... by tobacco companies.
SPONSORED: Businesses can't use a one-size-fits-all approach to show they care, but a simple 'thank you' can go a long way.
As the public rages at the rich and famous over their ingenious tax planning, Chris Blackhurst looks at the prospects for making them toe the line.
My boss has invited himself to stay with my boyfriend and me on our New York holiday
My co-workers with kids leave at 5pm when we have to stay till 8pm. Is that fair?
Public companies have long been the engine of growth in the west, but now their numbers are dwindling as alternatives emerge. Simon Caulkin reports.
The notion of disruption lies at the heart of modern corporate strategy - but is the concept itself in need of the shock treatment, asks Andrew Saunders.
EDITOR'S BLOG: The Sports Direct owner may be a rough-around-the-edges gambler, but he knows his markets, says Matthew Gwyther.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Battered Tesco chairman Sir Richard Broadbent will be even gladder than the rest of us that Friday has finally rolled around and that he is still in a job - for now anyway.
20 QUESTIONS: The founder of the Amazon price-beating site talks Robot Wars, freezing on film sets and filming Elon Musk's wedding.
MT EXPERT: If you're after networking and advice an accelerator can be invaluable, but do you really want to give up equity?
The travel company we run is doing well, but we've stopped having fun together
A disastrous Caribbean holiday sans girlfriend turns the comms chief into an unlikely advocate of a disability-friendly workplace
EDITOR'S BLOG: Old Beardy's on the publicity trail for his new book - and his grand plan for 'unlimited holiday' could spell disaster for his employees, says Matthew Gwyther.
While this book is a solid, well-researched rebuke to our times, its adversarial approach reduces the prospects of a receptive audience, says Magnus Goodlad.
These classic reports about corporate life remain highly enjoyable even if Bill Gates's encomium is a tad inflated, says John McLaren.
The Virgin boss, for all his breathless enthusiasm, gives little away about either himself or his companies' financial performance, says Rebecca Burn-Callander.
Christopher Foyle has a passion for books about travel and exploration
This much-admired work is a more personal and philosophical view of leadership, says Stefan Stern.
The smallest changes can make the biggest differences, says Robert Cialdini
The MT Interview
By Andrew Davidson Friday, 29 August 2014
THE MT INTERVIEW: BT's bold move into TV football wrongfooted deadly rival BSkyB. Now its boss is planning a similar shake-up in the mobile market. And, with his new focus on the customer, he might just pull it off.
The capital's black taxi drivers are, once again, going for the tried and tested Luddite tactic.
They say prostitutes belong to the oldest profession.
'It's a terrible tragedy so many UK businesses sell out so soon' - Charles Rolls & Tim Warrillow, Fever-Tree
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