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    1. September 29, 2014

      London’s polarised retail scene

      On London’s Oxford Street, close to the junction with Tottenham Court Road, Primark is teeming with customers. Cash-strapped...

    2. 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...

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      Exploring the global city, from politics, transport and massive demographic change to ...
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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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,...

    13. 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...

    14. 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,...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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”,...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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”...

    24. FT Alphaville

      October 15, 2013

      The Closer

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

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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....

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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