Shoppers love a bargain.
From wasabi and adzuki bean to green tea and purple sweet potato, the Kit Kat flavours offered in Japan have helped boost sales of the chocolate bar by 50 percent since 2010.
Walmart, the world's largest company by revenue, will buy men's fashion retailer Bonobos for $310m.
John Mackey, the chief executive of Whole Foods, attacked one of the health-focused US supermarket chain's biggest investors, Jana Partners as "greedy bastards" on Thursday.
Britons are buying fewer motorcycles, according to the National Motorcycle Dealers Association (NMDA).
Disposable incomes are set to become even more restricted this year, presenting another barrier for brick and mortar retailers.
Britain's retail sales fell sharply in January, dropping 0.3 percent from the previous month, according to official figures released today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
There are lies, damned lies, and statistics.
It is a lot easier to say you want to be a healthy snack company than to actually become one.
These three things are going to have an impact on the wider world.