Ecigarette makers target luxury market

Vapers seek bespoke components to create designer products

Li Ning’s fall is a cautionary tale

Fortunes of brand China may depend on not repeating its errors

Coca-Cola HBC loses its fizz

More than one-third of exports go to oil-hit Russia and Nigeria

Australia’s drab packets put off smokers

Data suggest drab brown-green packs and health warnings working

Laura Ashley divorcee seeks £85,000 a month

Interim maintenance demand on retailer’s chairman

Generic picture of smoking in a pub.

Plain cigarette packs plan brought forward

UK government aims to get legislation passed before election

Amazon: A very modern media mogul

Jeff Bezos is shaking up film and newspapers, but both sectors will test his customer-first, profits-later strategy

Michele appointed Gucci creative director

Fashion brand moves its accessories designer into key post

Unilever: flight from safety

If global growth picks up, will the consumer goods group still appeal?

Reckitt fined for incomplete deal filing

Checks on share trading fell short of the mark, says FCA

Fears mount of work stoppage at US ports

Industry leaders warn of impact if labour dispute escalates

Shipping groups warn on migrant rescues

Safety risks and costs a concern when companies forced to divert

What’s in the mobile pipeline for 2015?

Low-cost manufacturers and faster chips will make their mark

BP tops FTSE 100 after US court ruling

Oil major’s shares lifted by Macondo penalty size ruling

Morocco looks south as Europe stagnates

Location helps the country to position itself as gateway to Africa

HK protests dent Burberry sales

Luxury goods group says underlying retail sales rose 8% in three months to end of December

GrandVision to float on Euronext

Vision Express owner launches €1bn Dutch IPO

Another commercial behemoth falls to earth

Tesco’s fall shows how free markets reliably dethrone the dominant

Boardroom trades January 10

Latest directors’ deals at BAT, MJ Gleeson, Centrica, Bioquell and Huntsworth

US export economy fails to import jobs

American businesses are so efficient they require fewer workers


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