IT was the magical place where excited children would be taken to get their favourite toy. But this week it was announced that Toys R Us is shutting ALL its stores, after 33 years in the UK and at the cost of 3,100 jobs here. As the chain prepares to flog
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As an African-American, Frederik Groce, an associate at Silicon Valley's Storm Ventures, is a rarity in the venture capital world, where only 3% of all employees are black.
In addition to being an atypical VC, Groce had an unusual journey into the industr
The $4.5 trillion exchange-traded fund industry is shattering all sorts of records for growth.
Martin Small, the head of BlackRock iShares for the US and Canada, has a bold prediction for the industry.
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Two recent economic reports show inflation is picking up — but not as quickly as investors had feared.
The real concern was about whether the Federal Reserve would be moved to raise interest rates faster than expected.
The correction tha
It is now a lot clearer who will replace Lloyd Blankfein at the top of Goldman Sachs.
Harvey Schwartz, one of the bank's two presidents and chief operating officers, is retiring next month, the bank announced Monday.
That leaves David Solomon, the other C
About 17.2 million cars were sold in 2017, according to data from Kelley Blue Book.
Compact and mid-size crossover SUVs accounted for nearly 40% of all sales.
Among the top-selling SUVs were the Toyota Rav4, Nissan Rogue, and Honda CR-V.
There were abou
Spotify's public filings revealed the company is spending most of its money on fees for licensed content and music royalties.
Duncan Davidson, a general partner at venture capital firm Bullpen Capital, believes the company could stem the bleeding by becom
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has been taking a victory lap of sorts after a successful launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket.
That's fine, but meanwhile, Tesla is at risk of falling well short of targets for Model 3 deliveries and production.
Musk has gone
Retail defaults and liquidations could exceed last year's record levels, according to S&P Global Ratings.
Sears, J.Crew, and Neiman Marcus are among the companies that could be next to default.
Retail bankruptcies and defaults hit a peak last y
Irish and Gaelic descendants have been celebrating St. Patrick's Day for over 1,000 years. The holiday, which falls on the anniversary of St. Patrick's death, is accompanied by parades, drinking beer, and eating traditional foods like corned beef and
Wall Street thinks Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell could move toward holding press conferences at every policy meeting.
Currently, the Fed chairman speaks only after four of the central bank's eight meetings, which has led markets to rightly
"Invisible PA" company ibLE offers pay-as-you-go remote PAs at £35 an hour.
The PAs are paid around £45,000 a year and can work from anywhere in the world.
Co-founder Emma Hatto told Business Insider it's a "lucrative" career — and a day can involve a
Experian announced a £275 million ($ ) swoop for UK startup ClearScore this week.
The company was created by venture builder Blenheim Chalcot and cofounded by Dan Cobley, the former UK MD of Google.
Cobley told BI the sale is a "validation"
An engineer with the firm that designed a pedestrian bridge that collapsed in Florida on Thursday called the state to warn of cracks in the structure days before it fell and killed at least six people.
Denney Pate with the FIGG Bridge Group notified the F
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MAJOR retailers are fobbing-off consumers with incorrect or unclear information about their refund rights, an investigation has revealed. Almost 50 major firms – including Iceland and Morrisons – failed to offer completely accurate information
STRUGGLING families are increasingly turning to free lotteries, prize draws and competitions in a bid to win extra cash, a Sun investigation reveals. The shift towards free-to-enter draws comes as household budgets are being squeezed by rising living cost
Qualcomm will not renominate its former chairman Paul Jacobs to the board of directors, the company announced Friday.
Qualcomm also confirmed reports that Jacobs is looking to buy out the publicly traded company, and said it will evaluate the offer if it
Jane Street, a secretive Wall Street firm which traded more than $5 trillion in 2017, has started trading bitcoin, the company told Business Insider.
It says it is open to diving further into the space as it continues to evolve.
Jane Street has jumped o
Kids on airplanes has become a controversial topic of late.
With each new report surrounding a disruptive child on an airplane, the debate continues: How should airlines, parents, and flight attendants deal with the situation?
We asked some flig
Apple had a high profile visitor on Friday — United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
Mnuchin announced the visit in a tweet Friday afternoon that included a picture of him with company CEO Tim Cook inside the iPhone maker's new headquarters in
Education gaming app Kahoot raised $17 million in funding in its most recent funding round, led by Datum Invest AS.
Past investors Microsoft Ventures and Northzone also participated in the round.
The company has expanded its reach globally, and the compan
On Thursday, a pedestrian bridge in Miami collapsed, killing six people and trapping eight cars beneath it.
A survivor of the collapse described the collapse and its aftermath in an interview with Today.
The cause of the collapse hasn't been d
Genesis Capital, a lending unit of crypto trader Genesis Trading, has already handed out close to $100 million in loans outstanding, a person familiar told Business Insider.
Crypto loans provide a way for bears to express their view in the market.
Two Nike executives have reportedly just left the company.
Trevor Edwards, Nike's brand president, resigned effective immediately on Thursday. Now, sources have told The Wall Street Journal that Jayme Martin, a vice president and general manager of
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Bitcoin bulls you've been warned.
Formerly red-hot bitcoin has seen a large drop from its record highs reached in December.
The digital coin looks poised to trigger a bearish technical indicator known as a "death cross," which portends more selling to come.
Goldman Sachs said earlier this