Marks & Spencer has lost two key womenswear team members. Margaret McDonald, head buyer of the Limited Collection, has been poached by Gap, while buyer Zoe Matthews has quit. M&S' new director of womenswear, Kate Bostock, is due to start next week - The Times.
House of Fraser is to drop its Army & Navy brand after revamping its London store. Two other stores, in Camberley and Maidstone, will also be renamed House of Fraser - The Daily Telegraph.
The government has asked food firms and retailers to fund a blind trust to advertise the benefits of healthy eating. The Food and Drink Federation and British Retail Consortium said their members were unlikely to do so - The Sunday Times.
Microsoft is planning a full range of personal entertainment and communications technology to extend its PC dominance to cover every electronic device in the home - The Times.