Germany’s discount food retailers have doubled their market share in Britain in just five years, worrying the major supermarkets. Now Tesco plans to beat them at their own game, with a cut-price chain called Jack’s.
Germany’s biggest lender was also lured from London by a Deutsche Börse incentive program for the biggest users of Eurex clearing.
JAB Holding, controlled by the Reimann family, struck another blow in its global coffee shop war with Swiss-based Nestlé by acquiring Pret a Manger, the British sandwich and coffee shop chain.
The United Kingdom has a daunting to-do list ahead of its exit from the European Union, and faces a difficult year, writes a Handelsblatt correspondent.
The legendary British brand's German boss is broadening Rolls' appeal to the young and wealthy with new models.
Prime Minister May is reportedly ready to meet EU financial demands as Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier urges compromise before next month’s decisive summit.
British soccer club Manchester United has been gaining a reputation for lucrative but sometimes bizarre commercial partnerships. The latest involves German family-owned coffee firm Melitta.
Fierce competition and the threat of an energy price cap have led German utility Innogy to pull back from the British market. It will merge its UK retail business with a local rival. Other foreign energy firms may soon follow suit.
Insurance giant Allianz is spending £500 million on a joint venture with British insurer LV=. The weak pound and a digital push are likely to make it a good deal.
Brexit talks are deeply worrying Germany's family-run companies, which make up the bulk of the country's business interests in Britain. A fact-finding trip to London only intensified fears.