The US government is gearing up to investigate whether Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google misuse their massive market power.


Commodity giant Glencore’s head of oil Alex Beard is to retire, the second top executive to leave the trading group as it fights to resolve a US investigation into possible bribery and corruption.


Grocery giant Waitrose has unveiled its vision of environmentally conscious shopping, offering customers the chance to buy food and drink that is completely free of packaging as part of a ground-breaking trial.