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World Cup fails to lift UK retail sales in June

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 09:23:27 GMT

The pound dips below $1.30 after figures show shoppers shunned stores to focus on the World Cup last month.

Sports Direct profits fall after £85m hit on Debenhams stake

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 08:32:10 GMT

The sports retailer's results are hit after the value of its stake in the department store chain falls.

SSE profits hit as hot weather affects wind turbines

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:26:18 GMT

The energy group says profits have been hit by £80m as temperatures affect power and demand.

Publishers warn of Brexit threat to record exports

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:00:56 GMT

The UK's publishing industry says leaving the EU could damage its record-breaking export business.

Lidl bottom of recyclable packaging survey, says Which?

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 01:41:23 GMT

Consumer group Which? says up to a third of plastic packaging in supermarkets is not easily recyclable.