Casper Casper’s mattress. LONDON — Online mattress and bedding startup Casper doubled sales to $ 200 million (£154.5 million) last year and is on track to double sales again this year. Casper’s European MD Constantin Eis told Business Insider on a call this week that, while the company is not explicitly targeting sales of $ […]

REUTERS/Aly Song LONDON — Just as things looked like they were starting to get back to normal for the British pound, the calling of a general election by the Conservative government has flipped the currency on its head for the second time in less than 10 months. Having previously been a cyclical currency, and moving […]

United A United Express Embraer E175. On Friday, United Airlines announced that all crews traveling on board its aircraft should be booked 60 minutes ahead of the time of departure. This is a significant policy change aimed at preventing the set of circumstances leading up to the violent removal of Dr. David Dao from happening in […]

REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes People protect themselves from the rain under umbrellas at Trocadero Square near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, January 12, 2017. LONDON — The Vice-President of the Paris Region begins a two-day visit to London on Monday as French officials continue their aggressive courting of British businesses affected by Brexit. Othman Nasrou, Vice-President […]

AP Mitsubishi chairman Carlos Ghosn. Nearly two decades after saving Nissan from the brink of financial collapse, CEO Carlos Ghosn is taking on another Japanese reclamation project. This time, it’s Mitsubishi Motors. “I’m going to dedicate a little bit of my time in order to steer Mitsubishi back to normal development and support their team,” […]

Getty Images/ Kevork Djansezian KKR cofounder Henry Kravis. Henry Kravis is a Wall Street legend. The firm he founded with his cousin George Roberts in 1976, KKR, now manages $ 130 billion. It has just under 1,000 investors, many of which are state and municipal pension funds, and its portfolio of companies stands at more […]

Bitcoin was still falling against the dollar on Saturday after losing more than a fifth of its value in trade Thursday. Bitcoin was down more than 7% to $ 832 at 9:21 a.m. GMT (4:21 a.m. ET), according to Markets Insider. That’s down from over $ 1,100 earlier in the week. Here’s the chart: Markets Insider […]