5th July 2019

Amazon at 25: The story of a giant

Image copyright Getty Images “There’s no guarantee that Amazon.com can be a successful company. What we’re trying to do is very complicated,” said Jeff Bezos in 1999, just five years after launching the online firm….


Greek debt crisis: ‘I wasn’t paid for two years’

Image copyright Menelaos Myrillas Image caption Greek entrepreneurs Dimitris Kokkinakis and Sophie Lamprou say they are unsure of the future, but will continue with their business regardless Setting up a business in a country that…


Tory leadership candidates face Scottish members

Image copyright PA Image caption Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson addressed party members in Perth Conservative leadership contenders Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have faced Scottish party members at a hustings event in Perth. Both…



US labour market booms in June

Image copyright Getty Images The US labour market boomed in June, creating many more jobs than expected, according to the latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It showed that 224,000 jobs were created…





‘Up to 3,000 betting shops to close’

Image copyright Alamy William Hill’s decision to close 700 shops could just be the beginning of a wave of High Street betting shop closures, an analyst has warned. Between 2,000 and 3,000 bookies could close…