Tesco Plc Chief Executive Officer Phil Clarke’s decision to open fewer big supermarkets in the U.K. marks the end of a space race that has defined the country’s largest retailer for the past two decades, leaving online sales as his next frontier for growth.
Telephone a restaurant requesting a good table and you may be told that all are excellent, only to be seated in an undesirable location known to insiders as Siberia. Call a hot venue and you’ll be lucky even to get in.
J Sainsbury Plc , the U.K.’s third- largest supermarket owner, rose in London trading on newspaper speculation that the Qatar Investment Authority, its largest shareholder , may be renewing its interest in acquiring the retailer.
Google Inc. , the world’s largest Web- search provider, is poised to resume dispatching cars in four markets to collect imagery for its Street View mapping service after it removed gear that scanned private information.