Twitter has received a $300m (£194m) investment from Saudi billionaire investor, Prince Alwawleed bin Talal and his investment vehicle Kingdom Holding Company.
John Lewis has reported its biggest weekly sales figures on record, bucking the downward trend across the retail industry.
Lego will launch its first range for girls in 10 years on Boxing Day, supported with TV advertising, as it moves to “reinvigorate” its position in the girls’ toy category.
AOL Europe’s vice-president of marketing and communication director Sarah Gavin is leaving the company after six years amid a restructure involving a number of job losses at the company.
Denmark’s biggest banking group appointed chairman of the board Eivind Kolding to be its new chief executive and succeed retiring Peter Straarup.
The commercial banking unit of Barclays Plc appointed Karla Maloof as the head of insurance, North America.
MIZUHO SECURITIES ASIA LTD
The unit of Mizuho Securities Co Ltd appointed Hideyuki Kawashima as its president and chief executive, effective Jan. 1.
SOCIETE GENERALE PRIVATE BANKING
The unit of Societe Generale named Eric Verleyen as the chief investment officer of Societe Generale Private Banking Hambros in London and Alexandre Cegarra as the chief investment officer at Societe Generale Bank & Trust in Luxembourg.