Category: Business News

Why shops need to connect with their customers

The entrepreneur who brought Tiger to the UK says shops need an “emotional connection” with customers. BBC News – Business

Senior WPP boss says staff ‘liberated’ after Sorrell exit

The chief executive of WPP-owned Mediacom says Sorrell had an “owner’s mentality” about running the firm. BBC News – Business

UK confirms post-Brexit passport deal with Gemalto

The Franco-Dutch firm will make the UK’s post-Brexit blue passports as De La Rue accepts defeat. BBC News – Business

IMF issues warning on global debt

The IMF says governments should use the current strong economic growth to strengthen their finances. BBC News – Business

Elon Musk: Just walk out of bad meetings

Tesla’s chief advises staff to cut short phone calls and meetings as he aims to boost production. BBC News – Business

Bullring owner Hammerson pulls back from Intu takeover

Bullring shopping centre owner Hammerson tells shareholders it no longer wants to buy rival Intu. BBC News – Business

UK inflation falls to lowest in a year

A slowdown in womenswear price rises during March sent UK consumer price inflation down to 2.5%. BBC News – Business