Matalan was not immune to the headwinds facing the high street in the closing months of last year as revenues and profits dropped.
Department store chain Beales has collapsed into administration after failing to find a last-minute buyer to rescue the 139-year-old business, it has been confirmed.
British shoppers were buying fewer Fevertree mixers to have with their seasonal tipple than expected this Christmas, causing shares in the tonic maker to plunge on Monday.
Boris Johnson has set out his post-Brexit trade pitch to African leaders with his vision to put “people before passports” in an immigration system overhaul.
The chief executive of energy challenger Bulb said that growth is front and centre as he tries to reach 100 million households around the world by the end of the decade.
HS2 could cost up to £106 billion, according to a widely leaked Government-commissioned review.
The Government has provided financing worth £620 million to support projects and UK exports to Africa, International Trade Secretary Liz Truss has announced.
Defence giant BAE Systems has splashed out 2.2 billion dollars (£1.7 billion) on a military global positioning systems and a tactical radio business.
One of Britain’s biggest shopping centre owners has revealed it will be tapping up shareholders for extra cash to pay down its debts.
HS2 could cost up to £106 billion, according to a widely leaked Government review.
Anglo American has said it will step in to save a mining project which promises to be Britain’s largest in decades, as it tabled a £405 million bid to buy the shares of Sirius Minerals.
Pub giant JD Wetherspoon is marking Brexit by reducing the price of 10 drinks from January 31.
Salaries in Britain’s technology industry surged in 2019 with cyber security experts among those enjoying hefty pay hikes as the threat of online attacks sent demand soaring, new figures have shown.
The cost of a basic funeral has increased to more than £6,700 amid extra spending on extras to make a send-off special, a new study suggests.
Businesses in the UK are planning to spend £1.7 billion over the next two years after the Conservatives’ victory in December’s general election removed Brexit uncertainty, a survey has revealed.
More than one third of British households are paying more than they need to for their energy bills, research has suggested.
Nearly two in three negotiators have admitted to lying when trying to sell to other businesses, a survey has revealed.
Companies have been forced to pay around 114 million euro (£97 million) in fines for breaching European privacy rules, a new report has claimed.
British high street retailers are not equipped to deal with a boom in Chinese tourism, with a majority not accepting the country’s most common payment methods.
Businesses have warned of price rises after Chancellor Sajid Javid vowed that there will be no alignment with EU regulations after Brexit.
The UK high street has recorded its fifth consecutive year of falling sales, figures show.
Sainsbury’s has been crowned the cheapest supermarket of 2019, according to a Which? study.
European markets followed the gains made by their counterparts across the pond, with the FTSE 100 hitting a six-month peak, as traders cheered on data from China and a falling pound.
Investors in Dixons Carphone will be nervously hoping the electronics specialist has outperformed its rivals during a difficult Christmas for retailers.
Travelex has restored some of its systems after a New Year’s Eve cyber attack left customers unable to exchange foreign currency online at some of Britain’s biggest banks.
Shoppers cut down on both how much they bought and the amount they spent at the end of last year, new figures show.
Britain’s booming vegan community did not take a bite out of Cranswick’s sausage as the meat maker said that profit for the financial year will beat market expectations.
Insurance firm Hastings has seen shares dive after warning that profits will miss forecasts because of rising claims costs.
Festive demand for mince pies and Bisto gravy has helped drive Premier Foods to higher sales in the third quarter.
The Gym Group is hoping to cash in on the traditional new year fitness boom, as bosses revealed that membership numbers jumped 9.7% in the past year.