How green and profitable are e-scooters?

However in an echo of the concerns of authorities in many parts of the world, a senior London policeman, chief superintendent Simon Ovens, this month said that e-scooters “remain notoriously dangerous”, with concerns including riders…

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Zappos ex-boss and Las Vegas entrepreneur Tony Hsieh, 46, dies after house fire

Tony Hsieh led online retailer Zappos, acquired by Amazon, and helped transform central Las Vegas.

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Zappos ex-boss and Las Vegas entrepreneur Tony Hsieh, 46, dies after house fire

image copyrightGetty Images Tony Hsieh, the former CEO of online shoe and clothing retailer Zappos.com, has died after a house fire in the US state of Connecticut. Mr Hsieh, 46, who had been on a…

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Arcadia: Buyers to ‘pick over carcass’ of Topshop owner, says former boss

image copyrightReuters Breaking up the Arcadia retail empire, which includes Topshop, Burton and Dorothy Perkins, is “the only way” forward as it faces collapse, its former chief executive said. Lord Rose, now chairman of Ocado,…

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Arcadia: Buyers to ‘pick over carcass’ of Topshop owner, says former boss

Breaking up the Arcadia empire is ‘the only way’ forward, former chief executive Lord Rose says.

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Covid: Road and rail changes planned for Christmas travel spike

Around 500 miles of roadworks are being cleared to ease congestion on motorways over the festive period.

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Covid: Road and rail changes planned for Christmas travel spike

image copyrightGetty Images Road and rail networks are facing changes as the government prepares for a spike in travel when Covid restrictions are eased over Christmas. Across the UK, up to three households will be…

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Brexit: Barnier arrives in UK for face-to-face talks

The EU’s Michel Barnier arrived in London on Friday evening, as the two sides try to agree a deal.

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Brexit: Barnier arrives in UK for face-to-face talks

The UK and EU will resume face-to-face Brexit trade talks in London this weekend, as negotiators race to reach a deal before a looming deadline. It comes after EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier left a…

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Topshop owner Arcadia on brink of collapse

Sir Philip Green’s retail empire Arcadia, which includes Topshop, Burton and Dorothy Perkins, is understood to be on the brink of collapse. Sir Philip had been in talks with potential lenders about borrowing £30m to…

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