10% Of High Street Shops Are Empty – 10% Of Sales...

This is one of those things we're supposed to be celebrating - but then there's no one a conservative as a lefty in the...

Wringing Money Out Of The Newspaper Carcass

Jack Shafer writes in the center-left Politico about “vulture capitalist” Randall Smith of Digital First Media, the owner of the Denver Post and several...

Walmart’s Scan And Go Fails – That’s Why Walmart Succeeds

It's odd to insist that something failing is evidence of someone being successful. But that is how I will read this from Walmart: Walmart has...

As Paul Krugman Says, Trump’s Nafta Demand For Higher Mexican Auto...

Now it's entirely true that we don't have to take as gospel everything that Paul Krugman says in his New York Times column. He...

Michael Cohen’s $600,000 From AT&T – That’s The Swamp’s Tax Upon...

Michael Cohen, Trump's personal lawyer, was signed up to a $600,000 consulting contract with AT&T. Well, yes, how do you think The Swamp feeds...

Business And The Rule Of Law- Yup, It’s Important In Iran...

From our Special Correspondent in the oil industry: From the BBC: France has condemned as "unacceptable" a US move to re-impose sanctions on companies trading with...

Apple’s Irish Planning Nightmare Shows The Dire Costs Of Bureaucracy

A nice little horror story from Ireland showing us all what the immense costs of bureaucratic wibbling are. The net effect of which is...

As BT Shows Culling, Killing Off, Bureaucracy Is A Constant Battle

What was British Telecom has announced that it's going to fire lots of people. Ah well, that's the sort of thing that happens sometimes,...

Trump’s Iran Call Reimposes Sanctions On All, Not Just American Companies

That the US pulls out of the nuclear deal with Iran will mean that US sanctions are reimposed upon US companies. That's generally how...

Trump’s Iran Deal Rejection Spikes The Oil Price – But Only...

Donald Trump has decided - well, perhaps announced as a prelude to the Art of the Deal - to renounce the Iran nuclear deal...