Whitbread CEO Says No Plans to Spin Off Costa

Oct. 23 (Bloomberg) -- Andy Harrison, chief executive officer of Whitbread Plc, discusses the company's first-half profit reported today, pricing and business outlook. The U.K. owner of the Premier Inn budget hotels said profit rose 11 percent led by gains at its Costa coffee chain and higher hotel prices during the Olympics. He speaks from London with Mark Barton on Bloomberg Television's "Countdown." (Source: Bloomberg)
Square Rival iZettle Raises $67M From Intel and Zouk
45:05 - Today’s "BWest Byte" is $67 million, for how much iZettle, a Swedish payments startup and rival to Jack Dorsey's Square, has raised from Intel and Zouk. Bloomberg's Matt Miller reports on "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)
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