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    December 19, 2013

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: US stocks and the dollar rallied strongly after the Federal Reserve announced it would start scaling back its...

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    July 9, 2013

    Marks and Spencer: A British institution in decline?

    Marks and Spencer is facing troubled times, seemingly unable to stem the tide of customers flocking away from its clothing...

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    May 10, 2013

    M&S in India: one brand or many?

    Last year, the Indian government changed its policy to allow 100 per cent FDI in single brand retail, removing the 51 per...

  4. FT Alphaville

    March 22, 2013

    About that M&S bid rumour ...

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    January 10, 2013

    The Closer

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  6. FT Alphaville

    January 10, 2013

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

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  7. FT Alphaville

    January 10, 2013

    The 6am Cut London

    China’s trade figures beat expectations: Chinese exports and imports rebounded strongly in December, pointing to solid...

  8. FT Alphaville

    January 9, 2013

    REVEALED: dumb financial journalism, dumb corporate management, dumb financial regulation

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  9. December 26, 2012

    Rise of the incognito internet

    Tim Dempsey found out his wife might be pregnant from a peculiar source: an online ad. “I was seeing adverts for pregnancy...

  10. December 7, 2012

    FTSE 100 creeps higher on low volumes

    Regulatory optimism and hopes of improved cash returns helped push Centrica to its highest since September on Friday. UK...

  11. December 6, 2012

    UK economy: Recovery hopes give boost to cyclical shares

    Any flickering hopes of a rapid UK economic recovery were dashed last month as economic data pointed to a gloomy outlook....

  12. December 6, 2012

    Trash to treasure

    Caroline Adhiambo rolls out dough for more of the thick chapatis that are sizzling on the huge stove beside her, marvelling...

  13. December 5, 2012

    American dream that died for Tesco

    From its 300,000 square ft manufacturing facility shimmering on the edge of the California desert, to its supermarkets...

  14. December 4, 2012

    Stores face fines for squeezing suppliers

    Large supermarkets that treat suppliers unfairly could face fines after ministers agreed to strengthen the powers of the...

  15. December 2, 2012

    Pensions promise puts heat on Aga

    If more people were like Gérard Depardieu, the shambling French film star, it would make William McGrath a happy man. Mr...

  16. November 30, 2012

    Beware pensions cosh hitting employers

    Future pensioners from Marks and Spencer and Invensys can sleep easier this weekend. Their employers have increased their...

  17. November 28, 2012

    M&S and Invensys tackle pension deficits

    Two of Britain’s corporate stalwarts Marks and Spencer and Invensys have taken big steps towards reducing their runaway...

  18. November 27, 2012

    ConAgra / Ralcorp – less than brilliant

    Turning down a fat takeover offer is, putting it as charitably as possible, risky. A board that waves away a premium of,...

  19. November 19, 2012

    Ocado pressures remain despite bank deal

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    November 19, 2012

    New York headlines

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  21. November 19, 2012

    Myners joins Megafon board ahead of float

    Lord Myners, a former Labour minister and Marks and Spencer chairman, has joined the board of Megafon as the Russian mobile...

  22. November 13, 2012

    Fetish for making things ignores real work

    You can buy a business suit by George at Asda for £29. It will be practical; ready to wear, polyester blended, machine...

  23. November 12, 2012

    Businesses encourage worker involvement

    The heads of some of Britain’s largest businesses are to launch an initiative to persuade others to take employee engagement...

  24. November 11, 2012

    US backing for ‘made in Britain’

    One of the strongest backers of a “made in Britain” approach to textiles is Joe Dixon, vice-president of production at...

  25. November 9, 2012

    Ex-Sri Lankan Tigers swap bombs for bras

    Hundreds of former Tamil Tigers, the defeated Sri Lankan rebel army, are moving into a peaceful trade, swapping a history of...

  26. FT Alphaville

    November 7, 2012

    The 6am Cut London

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  27. November 6, 2012

    BHP’s plans betoken Klopper success

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  28. November 1, 2012

    Cable backs plan to boost textile industry

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  29. October 26, 2012

    Any odour as long as it’s black

    It’s almost All Hallows’ Eve, which means a run on black nail polish and lipstick at cosmetic counters everywhere. But...

  30. October 26, 2012

    French fancies

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  31. October 25, 2012

    Augmented reality rock ’n’ roll

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  32. October 25, 2012

    Online group Asos to lose another top executive

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  33. October 21, 2012

    The Week Ahead: December 10 – December 15

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  34. October 21, 2012

    Business set to boost spending plans

    When Marks and Spencer opened its latest store in Paris last Thursday, the move was a high-profile example of the retailer’s...

  35. October 17, 2012

    FTSE chairmen fail to lead on governance

    Chairmen of FTSE 350 companies are failing to take responsibility for corporate governance in their annual reports and set...

  36. October 11, 2012

    Bostock likely to take pay cut at Asos

    Kate Bostock is likely to take a pay cut in her new role at Asos, as the fast-growing online fashion retailer confirmed it...

  37. October 9, 2012

    Resilience helps keep hope afloat

    On the cobbled High Street of St Peter Port, Guernsey’s picture-postcard town, the familiar names of Boots and Marks and...

  38. October 9, 2012

    Stores chief attacks Osborne shares plan

    Justin King, chief executive of J Sainsbury, has launched a stinging attack on George Osborne’s plans for new staff to...

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