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  1. July 28, 2014

    LinkedIn boss is wrong about poaching rivals’ employees

    In the 1970s you could buy a hippy-ish poster of a bird flying towards a lurid sunset, with the maxim: “If you love...

  2. July 16, 2014

    FirstGroup CEO pay packet irks a third of its shareholders

    A third of shareholders voting at FirstGroup’s annual general meeting on Wednesday refused to back a pay packet for its...

  1. July 16, 2014

    Mike Ashley gives City institutions a right royal salute

    Mike Ashley’s grand gesture in giving up his share of Sports Direct’s executive bonus scheme is as enigmatic as the man. It...

  2. July 14, 2014

    Ministers urged to curb executive pay

    Ministers should consider forcing companies to cap executive pay at a fixed multiple of their lowest-paid employee, a lobby...

  3. July 11, 2014

    Burberry investors vote down Christopher Bailey’s £20m pay deal

    Burberry has suffered the first pay defeat of a FTSE 100 company for two years, as shareholders rejected a £20m remuneration...

  4. July 10, 2014

    Swann finds sweet spot at SSP

    Not so much Upper Crust as upper quartile. Float documents from SSP, which sells sandwiches and snacks to rail and air...

  5. July 10, 2014

    Burberry sales fuelled by growth in China

    Burberry warned that the strong pound would have a “material” effect on the British luxury brand’s profits, even as it...

  6. July 6, 2014

    Burberry faces revolt over £20m pay deal for chief executive

    Burberry is facing a shareholder revolt over a £20m pay deal for its controversial chief executive Christopher Bailey. The...

  7. June 18, 2014

    London Collections: Men, report 3

    Power in fashion is often just a display of budget. On the last day of London Collections: Men, there were shows from big...

  8. May 21, 2014

    Christopher Bailey declares no change to Burberry strategy

    New Burberry chief executive Christopher Bailey took the stage at the company’s annual results and promised: “I will lead...

  9. May 21, 2014

    Burberry’s Bloomsbury groupies must split roles clearly

    You would have thought a bloke with a £440,000 clothing allowance could run to a tie for the annual results. But Christopher...

  10. May 21, 2014

    British luxury label Burberry sets sights on Japan for growth

    Christopher Bailey has set his sights on expanding in Japan in his first results as chief executive of Burberry, as the...

  11. May 8, 2014

    Ability, not sexual orientation, is what matters for CEOs

    On May 1, Christopher Bailey took over as chief executive of Burberry and a group of people assembled at Citibank’s office,...

  12. Material World

    May 1, 2014

    The Burberry transition just happened – did you notice?

      Getty Images This morning a very tiny, excessively bland announcement came out from Horseferry House announcing that the...

  13. Material World

    April 16, 2014

    What's behind the Oscar de la Renta search rumours

      Getty Images And this is how a fashion rumour gets started. A few days ago Page Six, the New York Post’s gossip column,...

  14. February 21, 2014

    Lunch with the FT: Dries Van Noten

    By all rights, designer Dries Van Noten could be excused for being a bit grand. We meet a few days after his wildly...

  15. February 19, 2014

    London Fashion Week: The new luxury comes with a fresh twist

    With catwalks dripping with fox fur, mother of pearl beading, laser cut velvet and glitter duchesse satin from a Swiss...

  16. Material World

    January 30, 2014

    The most creative business people in fashion: guess who!

    Getty Images Oh, yay! Another list! The Fast Company 1000 is out, a list of the 1,000 “most creative people in business”,...

  17. January 9, 2014

    London Collections: Men, report 3

    The London menswear shows ended by posing some big, existential questions. What’s a modern CEO-in-waiting to do on a...

  18. December 13, 2013

    What fashion adds to the tech world

    Pity the poor fashion editor. Life is so confusing these days. Half the time I am wading through Christmas presents and...

  19. December 12, 2013

    Angela Ahrendts

    In hindsight, it’s amazing that no one saw it coming. After all, Angela Ahrendts, the soon-to-be-former chief executive of...

  20. November 14, 2013

    Burberry first-half revenues pass £1bn for first time

    Burberry sought to ease fears over whether Christopher Bailey can successfully hold the roles of both chief creative officer...

  21. October 18, 2013

    Burberry says new chief Bailey will be ‘unconventional’

    Christopher Bailey will be an “unconventional” chief executive of Burberry, the luxury goods group has told investors, as it...

  22. October 16, 2013

    The control freak formula at Apple and Burberry

    To tour the Burberry flagship store on London’s Regent Street – with its beautifully stacked clothes, its “magic mirrors”...

  23. FT Alphaville

    October 15, 2013

    The Closer

    FURTHER FURTHER READING - Scott Skyrm on technical default, Treasurys, and repo. - Jamie Dimon and “people who matter”. -...

  24. Material World

    October 15, 2013

    Burberry shake-up will change fashion industry

    Getty Images Told you I would come out of sabbatical for industry-shaking news. Well, Tuesday’s announcement that Burberry...

  25. October 15, 2013

    Burberry: fast fashion

    Apple was a part of life at Burberry even before the fashion group’s chief executive, Angela Ahrendts, announced her...

  26. October 15, 2013

    Angela Ahrendts checks out of Burberry for slice of Apple

    While Angela Ahrendts’ departure from Burberry has unsettled shareholders, her choice of Apple as her new employer should be...

  27. FT Alphaville

    October 15, 2013

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Another take on London property prices, from Dan… “fully 27 per cent below their peak...

  28. Business Blog

    October 15, 2013

    Angela Ahrendts achieves triple-A status at Apple

    The appointment of Angela Ahrendts, chief executive of Burberry, to manage Apple’s retail operations is intriguing in many...

  29. October 15, 2013

    British wunderkind takes helm at Burberry

    Even by the fashion’s industry’s standards, Christopher Bailey has seen a startlingly rapid rise to the top at a young age....

  30. September 20, 2013

    London Fashion Week: the key trends emerging for spring/summer 2014

     Easter parade London designers are still thinking pink – and blue and yellow and lilac and green – in a line-up of pastel...

  31. August 19, 2013

    Fashion cents and sensibility

    When New York Fashion Week comes to town in the first week of September, a cadre of young designers will host exclusive...

  32. Material World

    July 2, 2013

    Burberry ups the ad stakes – dramatically

    Burberry/Mario Testino Does anyone think just taking a picture of a celebrity in your stuff – or taking a picture of a...

  33. June 21, 2013

    London lets loose

    Menswear is a simple beast. Everyone says the shows are more relaxed than women’s, the people friendlier. Menswear is also...

  34. June 21, 2013

    Is this the summer of ‘stuff ’?

    Can it be a coincidence that the start of the summer cultural season – ie, that time of year when blockbusters hit big...

  35. June 18, 2013

    London menswear show: runway report 3

    These London menswear shows are turning out to be an interesting anthropological experiment: What happens when you move your...

  36. April 26, 2013

    The world’s most important fashion prizes

    The oldest resort town on the French Riviera, Hyères, might be best known as a holiday destination. But this week it also...

  37. February 19, 2013

    London Fashion Week: Day 4

    What happens when all your wishes come true? “I had to get it all out,” said Christopher Kane backstage after his first...

  38. Material World

    February 18, 2013

    Burberry personalises the runway: good or bad?

    Getty Images In a few hours (4pm UK time) Burberry will take to the runway at London Fashion Week (that’s chief creative...

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