Founder and president of the fast food chain Subway, Fred De Luca, talks the the Today programme’s Simon Jack about the success of franchising, calories and the inequalities of the tax system.
The billionaire investor George Soros has said that Germany has become Europe’s “task master” imposing “tough fiscal discipline”, filling a role traditionally played by the International Monetary Fund.
H&M reports a fall in profits as input costs rise and the tough economic environment takes its toll.
Japanese gaming giant Nintendo announces heavy losses, blaming the strong yen and poor sales of its key 3DS console.
Chairman of the French bank BNP Paribas, one of Europe’s largest and strongest banks, lashes out at plans to introduce a European financial transactions tax – but says that the eurozone is past the worst of its crisis.
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Low-cost airline Easyjet sees revenues rise 16.7% in the last three months of 2011 as passenger numbers rise 8.1%.
Britain’s Air Passenger Duty is set to rise by 8% in April and there are concerns it is discouraging people from visiting the UK.
Sandwich chain Subway says it will open 600 new branches in the UK and Republic of Ireland and create 6,000 jobs over the next three years.
Administrators of clothing retailer Peacocks say there is “huge interest” in buying the chain.