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October 2018 articles

House of Fraser today paid £95m for the freehold to its iconic Glasgow building, promising to turn it into the “Harrods of [...]

12 October

Fashion retailer Coast has collapsed into administration, putting an estimated 300 jobs at risk.  [...]

11 October

Patisserie Valerie is facing closure without an immediate cash injection, the firm said today.  [...]

11 October

Shares in retailer WH Smith slumped more than 13 per cent in trading today, after its preliminary annual results revealed plans [...]

11 October

Whitbread shareholders have agreed to the sale of Costa to Coca-Cola for a whopping £4bn, with the company’s share price inching [...]

11 October

Fashion retailer N Brown took a kicking from investors at the opening bell this morning, as its share price dived more than 20 [...]

11 October

Shares in Dunelm rose almost six per cent in early trading as the company showed strong growth online despite closing three [...]

11 October

Chilango is offering investors the chance to get a free meal a week, as it looks to raise £1m from its new ‘Burrito Bond’. [...]

11 October

Irish nutrition firm Glanbia has today confirmed it has signed a deal to buy popular diet milkshake brand Slimfast for $350m [...]

11 October

WH Smith intends to restructure its high street business after conducting a thorough review of the challenging environment faced [...]

11 October

Asos is expanding into voice-assistant technology in a partnership with Google, making it one of the first UK fashion retailers [...]

11 October

Shares in Burberry dropped over eight per cent Wednesday after Morgan Stanley downgraded the luxury goods sector over worries [...]

10 October

Fevertree’s share price is down more than nine per cent today as the tonic maker continues to tumble from its mid-September [...]

10 October

Alibaba founder Jack Ma has been named as the richest man in China for the second time in recent years after his wealth rose [...]

10 October

Online gambling firm Rank will pay £500,000 after failing a problem gambler by visiting him overseas when he had asked the company [...]

10 October