BBC News - Business

BBC News - Business

08/17/2017 04:47 AM
Asda grows again after three-year slump
The Walmart-owned supermarket reports its first quarterly like-for-like sales growth since 2014.

08/17/2017 04:13 AM
Pain in Spain: are tourists still welcome?
As anti-tourism protests hit Barcelona, can visitors happily co-exist with local residents?

08/17/2017 03:58 AM
UK retail sales growth continues in July
Strong food sales drove a 0.3% increase in retail sales, while most other categories fell back.

08/17/2017 03:33 AM
Cornish fish restaurant named best in the UK
Port Isaac's Restaurant Nathan Outlaw has pushed the previous winner off the top after five years.

08/17/2017 03:32 AM
Daily Stormer: Cloudflare drops neo-Nazi site
Cloudflare no longer protects the Daily Stormer from distributed denial of service attacks.

08/17/2017 01:32 AM
Hyundai vows to produce longer-range electric car
The Korean carmaker is promising an electric car that can go 500 kilometres for each charge.

08/17/2017 12:04 AM
Apple boss Tim Cook joins Donald Trump condemnation
Tim Cook slams the President's response to Charlottesville as Apple plans human rights donations.

08/16/2017 10:34 PM
Who is the most successful James Bond?
How does Daniel Craig compare to the actors who have played 007 before him?

08/16/2017 09:56 PM
HBO social media hacked in latest cyber security breach
Entertainment firm HBO is facing another cyber breach, as it social media accounts are compromised.

08/16/2017 04:27 PM
Germany's 'hidden champions'
Exploring the small and medium-sized firms that are the backbone of Germany's economy.

08/16/2017 04:23 PM
What's in a name?
China's ban on names such as "scared of wife" or "prehistoric powers" comes after a crackdown on what Beijing regards as strange buildings.

08/16/2017 04:01 PM
Fracking: Shale rock professor says UK gas reserves 'hyped'
UK shale deposits were formed 55 million years too late to trap large amounts of gas, a professor warns.

08/16/2017 11:45 AM
Nokia 8 smartphone takes 'bothie' videos
The phone streams video from its front and rear cameras at the same time to Facebook or YouTube .

08/16/2017 11:00 AM
National Minimum Wage: Workers win £2m compensation
The government's latest campaign lists 230 employers who failed to pay the minimum wage.

08/16/2017 09:37 AM
Dulux owner Akzo Nobel strikes truce with activist investor
Elliott agrees to halt its long-running feud with paint maker Akzo Nobel and suspend legal action.

08/16/2017 09:32 AM
'We can't get the skilled staff'
Stuart Gardner, the boss of British motorbike maker Norton, says that a shortage of skilled employees is holding his firm back.

08/16/2017 09:05 AM
Ryanair accuses Lufthansa of Air Berlin 'conspiracy'
Ryanair accuses Lufthansa and the German government of colluding to carve up the failed airline.

08/16/2017 03:19 AM
Walnut wipeout whips up chocolate storm
Nestle is launching a new version of the Walnut Whip - but without the famous nut on its peak.

08/15/2017 04:00 PM
Changing formats
Hit TV shows are now bought and adapted for different countries around the world in an industry worth billions.

08/15/2017 04:00 PM
King's ransom
Why passing away has done little to deaden the commercial appeal of musical legends like Elvis and their entrepreneurial super fans.

08/14/2017 04:13 PM
India partition: 'We had to start from zero once again'
Among the millions affected by India's partition were people with businesses they had run for decades.

08/14/2017 04:04 PM
Will you ever be able to retire?
With people living longer and saving less, are we living through the death of retirement?

08/14/2017 04:00 PM
Have it your way
Entrepreneur Lapo Elkann explains how his firm is enticing the rich by customising cars, yachts and private jets.

08/14/2017 04:00 PM
The right note?
Why hi-resolution sites are music to the ears of fans who want the best possible sound.

08/14/2017 08:13 AM
Trade zone North America
In August, Canada, the US and Mexico will sit down to begin to renegotiate Nafta.

08/14/2017 06:39 AM
India and Pakistan economies: 70 years on
What has become of India's and Pakistan's economies, 70 years after independence from Britain and partition?

08/13/2017 04:06 PM
Bouncing back
How Giles Fuchs went from failing his A-levels to becoming a very wealthy property and offices boss.

08/13/2017 04:03 PM
Cathedrals of commerce
These "cathedrals of commerce" were democratic spaces that, some say, helped emancipate women.

08/13/2017 03:59 PM
Creating a robot to combat loneliness
Japanese inventor Kentaro Yoshifuji built his Orihime robot to address the loneliness he felt as a child.

08/11/2017 01:59 PM
Wired weeding
A smartphone app can tell you whether Japanese knotweed is anywhere near where you live.

08/11/2017 01:58 PM
Generation wanderlust
How travel companies are trying hard to target the lucrative "selfie-generation".

08/11/2017 09:14 AM
Cardboard connoisseur
It has often been written off - but sales suggest bag-in-box wine is surging in popularity.

08/11/2017 04:54 AM
'Baby modelling - why not?'
An insight into the world of baby and child modelling in South Africa.

08/11/2017 03:30 AM
Should Nigeria have a national airline?
The Nigerian government is investing in a national airline but does the country need one?

08/10/2017 04:55 PM
How the selfie stick became a million dollar idea
The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the selfie stick became a million dollar idea.

08/10/2017 04:52 PM
'Business as usual'
Businesses in Manchester have been impacted by a fall in visitor numbers in the aftermath of the bomb attack in May, but they are optimistic of a full recovery.

08/09/2017 04:51 PM
Gloves off
Can the world's most popular mixed martial arts brand finally succeed in conquering the continent?

08/09/2017 04:20 PM
Kings of the road
The number of ice cream vans has been falling, but a crop of firms are determined to keep the industry alive.