Alys Key

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The FTSE 100 ended the day down more than 100 points as trade war fears reared their head again. [...]

15 June

Iceland's boss has ruled out a deal with Amazon, telling City A.M. that "we don't want anything to do with them". [...]

15 June

We thought a new axe-throwing venue was going to be this week's weirdest leisure news, but it seems we were wrong. [...]

14 June

In the City, you never know when you might be someone else's breakfast. Firms are hungry for market share, and a competitive [...]

14 June

Unilever has said it is unlikely to remain in the FTSE indexes after its planned move to a single headquarters in Rotterdam. [...]

14 June

Shares in Just Eat dropped more than seven per cent this morning after Deliveroo announced dramatic expansion plans and a new [...]

13 June

Poundworld crashed into administration yesterday, putting more than 300 stores and 5,000 jobs at risk amid conditions described [...]

12 June

We all know the feeling. After a really tough day at work, there's nothing you want more than to throw something. [...]

11 June

Games Workshop handed £5m in bonuses to its staff this year after profits almost doubled again. [...]

8 June

Tesco boss Dave Lewis has joined the outcry against business rates, blaming the system for the carnage on the high street. [...]

8 June

House of Fraser's flagship Oxford Street store will close as part of the decision to shutter 31 stores which was confirmed this [...]

7 June

House of Fraser is to close 31 of its 59 stores in a plan to dramatically restructure the chain, in a move its chief executive [...]

7 June

The buyout fund circling Poundworld has walked away from talks, throwing the future of the chain into doubt. [...]

6 June

House of Fraser has insisted its restructuring plan is "on track" despite reports suggesting its landlords could block the plans. [...]

4 June

Part of Mothercare's restructuring plans has been put to a halt after it emerged that it did not get full support from creditors. [...]

4 June