Amazon Local, the Groupon-like division of the online retailer, which works with merchants to sell daily deals to nearby restaurants, spas and so on, is to be closed on 18 December.
While Lord Davies has increased and widened his targets to one in three female directors on FTSE 350 boards, the progress remains slow when it comes to balancing the finance team. However, experts believe that women have come a long way in breaking down the doors of the traditionally male-dominated sector.
Ideas Britain has officially launched “Innovation in Sport", a competition supported by Manchester City FC to uncover creative ideas that have the potential to forge "real innovation" in the world of sport.
DriveNow – the sharing economy venture from BMW and Sixt – has forged a partnership with London City Airport, which will see the travel hub welcome on-demand transportation.
Boards must better plan in advance for executive and non-executive positions or risk undermining the company's effectiveness and sustainability, the FRC has warned – especially when it comes to the role of CFO.
Going into business with a family member can be a very rewarding experience, but it doesn't always go to plan. Real Business has a look at five occasions it has blown up in a big fashion.
Fast-growing food brand Barburrito has expanded its operations north of the border by acquiring Pinto Mexican Kitchen for an undisclosed amount, adding five locations to its estate.
Knowing your finances are in order not only gives your business a solid foundation, it can also free you up to be more innovative, agile and better able to look outward to external challenges such as competition – all of which will better support future growth.
Being humiliated at major sporting events is nothing new to the England faithful, and you'd have thought we'd be immune to the inevitable disappointment by now, but watching the Kiwis lift the Webb Ellis Cup at Twickenham has to be a new low.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has voted to legalise equity crowdfunding in the US, and British fundraising platform Seedrs is ready to capitalise on the opportunity with an American expansion.
Corporate restructuring specialist Trevor McClintock explains why investing in and turning around a failing company can provide a lucrative return for those willing to get stuck in.
Did you ever believe we would live in a world in which the biggest taxi firm (Uber) owns no cars, the largest popular media provider (Facebook) owns no content and the biggest global retailer (Alibaba) owns no commodities