McDonald’s hailed the rapid growth of its delivery business and trials for smaller-format sites in the UK as the global business missed sales forecasts.
UK manufacturers are expecting the steepest decline in orders for a decade over the next three months, as Brexit uncertainty and global growth worries take their toll, according to a report.
American toy brand FAO Schwarz has opened its first European outlet within Selfridges’ flagship London store.
Bosses at Pendragon have more than tripled the company’s bottom line as they controlled costs by slashing bonuses in the face of Brexit.
Travis Perkins blamed “unprecedented” uncertainty as it put the brakes on the sale of its plumbing and heating business.
Thomas Cook’s former auditor, PwC, was paid £21 million for providing consultancy and non-audit work for the travel firm between 2007 and 2016, MPs have been told.
Just Eat is at the centre of a bidding war after investment firm Prosus announced a £4.9 billion bid to buy the food delivery group, months after it agreed a merger with Dutch rival Takeaway.com.
A major Perth motoring group said it had delivered a “solid performance” in a “competitive and challenging” year that saw sales fall by £2 million.
Package holiday business On The Beach said it is set to cash in on the collapse of rival Thomas Cook, nudging shares higher.
Household goods giant Reckitt Benckiser has slashed its annual sales outlook for the second time this year after a “disappointing” third quarter.