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Asia markets rise after US and China agree to trade truce

December 2, 2018 - 9:12pm
The US and China have agreed to halt new tariffs for 90 days to allow for talks to resolve a trade war.

The shop where it's OK to be different

December 2, 2018 - 7:49pm
Two brothers on the autistic spectrum were looking for work when one had the idea of opening a comic shop. It turned out to be an inspired choice.

Meet three retailers embracing the 'experience' of shopping

December 2, 2018 - 7:34pm
After years of pessimistic predictions for the British high street, shops have been forced to look at new ways of attracting customers.

'I've been made redundant five times'

December 2, 2018 - 7:06pm
What impact is turmoil in the retail sector having on workers and their families?

'Redundancy isn't the end of the world'

December 2, 2018 - 7:06pm
John Brailsford has been made redundant five times, but says losing a job is not the end of the world.

'Excellence isn't an act, it's a habit'

December 2, 2018 - 7:01pm
'Excellence isn't an act, it's a habit'

Good genes? The sisters who put the rest of us to shame

December 2, 2018 - 7:01pm
Anne Wojcicki and her siblings Susan and Janet have all got the top of their professions, but is their success down to nature or nurture?

Tribune Media and Nexstar in $4.1bn local TV takeover

December 2, 2018 - 6:18pm
Nexstar set to become the largest US operator of local TV stations after buying Tribune Media.

Ted Baker staff launch petition over 'forced hugging'

December 2, 2018 - 6:45am
Workers at the fashion group demand an end to alleged inappropriate behaviour by its founder.

G20: US and China agree to suspend new trade tariffs

December 1, 2018 - 9:45pm
Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping agree to halt new trade tariffs for 90 days.

Old coal mines can be 'perfect' underground food farms

December 1, 2018 - 8:42pm
Academics believe abandoned coal shafts and tunnels could be used for mass crop production

'Politicians should do more to save our High Streets'

December 1, 2018 - 7:40pm
Politicians should do more to save the UK's High Streets, says Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley.

Pampered pups: Is the 'pooch pound' out of control?

December 1, 2018 - 7:29pm
The "humanisation" of dogs is driving a booming market in upmarket dog food, accessories and services.

HS2 chairman expects to be sacked after Crossrail delays

December 1, 2018 - 12:57pm
Sir Terry Morgan tells the BBC he expects to be sacked within days, months after getting the job.

Want to shop online? Best have a mobile signal

November 30, 2018 - 5:08pm
Banks are introducing passwords sent to your mobile phone, a problem if you don't have coverage.

Is the shopping centre ready to check out?

November 30, 2018 - 5:03pm
They were once visions of the future, but are shopping centres now past their sell-by date?

'I got paid less than my colleagues for doing the same work'

November 30, 2018 - 5:00pm
Resolution Foundation finds agency workers are paid £400 a year less than directly employed colleagues

Microsoft beats Apple for biggest market value

November 30, 2018 - 4:52pm
Microsoft has reclaimed the title of world's most valuable company, overtaking Apple.

Manchester's House of Fraser store Kendal's saved from closure

November 30, 2018 - 1:57pm
Sir Richard Leese, leader of Manchester City Council, said it was "fantastic news for the city".

26-30 railcard: 'I'll be £450 worse off because of delay'

November 30, 2018 - 12:58pm
The launch of the new 26-30 railcard has been delayed slightly, meaning some millennials will miss out.