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    1. March 18, 2014

      Asos founder’s tale is one of riches to rag trade

      The rise of Asos founder Nick Robertson is not a tale of rags to riches. The 46-year-old is the son of a high-flying...

    2. February 25, 2014

      Ex-Asos director Peter Williams takes up chair at Boohoo

      Former Asos director Peter Williams is to join online fashion retailer Boohoo.com as chairman ahead of its £500m float...

    1. January 24, 2014

      Online stores think local to grow global

      When it comes to ecommerce, the world is far from flat. Although goods can zip across the globe quicker and more cheaply...

    2. November 12, 2013

      Ex-Asos boss to list Indian venture on Aim

      The former chairman of Asos is set to take Koovs, his new Indian fast fashion business, public early next year as it...

    3. October 1, 2012

      Asos appoints McBride as new chairman

      Asos has appointed a former Amazon executive as its new chairman, as Waheed Alli steps down after more than a decade at the...

    4. May 24, 2012

      Asos chief to receive £25m share payout

      Nick Robertson, chief executive of Asos, the online fashion retailer, is to receive a £25m share payout, after a three-year...

    5. October 17, 2011

      Mattel nears deal to buy Hit Entertainment

      Mattel, the world’s largest toy company, which makes Barbie dolls, is close to a £500m deal to buy the children’s media...

    6. October 7, 2011

      Lunch with the FT: Waheed Alli

      Waheed Alli has done his Lunch with the FT homework. “I read some of the pieces and thought the most difficult decision’s...

    7. September 13, 2011

      Entertainment One may be for sale

      Entertainment One, the television, film and distribution company behind the highly successful Peppa Pig character and...

    8. August 25, 2011

      Astor and Alli to quit Mr Men manager

      Waheed Alli and William Astor will tell Chorion’s staff on Thursday that they have resigned from the group that manages...

    9. February 13, 2011

      Plan to let churches host civil partnerships

      The government could remove a ban on civil partnership ceremonies being held in places of worship under proposals to be...

    10. September 27, 2010

      ‘Prawn cocktail offensive’ urged on business

      Ed Miliband needs a “prawn cocktail offensive” to convince business he is a leader it can work with after he beat their...

    11. July 30, 2010

      Sir Ronnie wants Oona for mayor

      With Labour’s London mayoral candidate race hotting up, financier Sir Ronnie Cohen has boosted Oona King’s coffers in her...

    12. September 21, 2009

      Chorion finds that crime does pay

      A flight to familiarity and the enduring appeal of crime drama helped Chorion, the rights owner and television production...

    13. September 20, 2009

      Chorion finds that crime does pay

      A flight to familiarity and the enduring appeal of crime drama helped Chorion, the rights owner and television production...

    14. April 14, 2009

      Drawing life into children's characters

      The life of Waheed Alli seems dominated by timetables. The timing of pushing children's characters through the development...

    15. April 13, 2009

      Chorion’s plans make for interesting reading

      The life of Lord Waheed Alli seems dominated by timetables. The timing of pushing children’s characters through the...

    16. April 9, 2009

      Coolabi detects literary deal over Agatha Christie

      A Merger Is Announced, with Agatha Christie at its heart. In fact, Coolabi's proposed acquisition of the literary estate of...

    17. April 8, 2009

      Coolabi detects literary deal over Agatha Christie

      A Merger Is Announced, with Agatha Christie at its heart. In fact, Coolabi’s proposed acquisition of the literary estate of...

    18. July 5, 2007

      Artists win the day

      Relief at talent management agency Peters Fraser and Dunlop, which looks after authors Alan Bennett, John Mortimer and Nicci...

    19. May 5, 2007

      Lord Browne - an immense contribution to business and arts

      From supporters of Lord Browne. Sir, We wish to place on public record our support now and in the future for our friend...

    20. April 13, 2007

      Radio continues to play the blues

      Radio devotees in the investment community might have been tempted to tune out as Richard Findlay, the new chairman of SMG,...

    21. FT Alphaville

      April 12, 2007

      Virgin Radio headed to market

      SMG’s new management team unveiled a substantial shake-up at the media group on Thursday, including an IPO for Virgin Radio,...

    22. July 19, 2006

      SMG chief quits amid pressure from investors

      Andrew Flanagan, the chief executive of SMG, the media group that owns Virgin Radio, stepped down yesterday after strong...

    23. June 14, 2006

      Geldof moves like a renaissance man

      For Bob Geldof, one medium just is not enough. Five years after floating his independent television production company, Ten...

    24. April 28, 2006

      Really savage

      The failure of talks between Olga TV, owned by Paul O'Grady and Lord Alli, and RDF, creator of Wife Swap, has sparked...

    25. April 19, 2006

      Website founder enters Asian rich list

      Two internet entrepreneurs have entered the top 10 list of Britain's most wealthy Asians following the flotation of...

    26. April 15, 2006

      HOW THEY ARE RELATED TO CORPORATE INTERESTS - LORDS, COMMONERS AND CIVIL SERVANTS

      Current MPs and their remunerated directorships, as listed in the registerof members' interests at November 12005: Kenneth...

    27. April 6, 2006

      Chorion buy-out team raises the stakes for Mr Men

      The management buy-out team seeking control ofChorion, the intellectual property group that owns the rights to Noddy and...

    28. March 29, 2006

      Cards off the table

      The Chorion bid story has as many twists as a novel by Agatha Christie, one of the intellectual rights group's authors....

    29. March 17, 2006

      O'Grady says

      All credit to Crevan O'Grady, head of 3i's media team, for getting some of Soho's biggest beasts out to deepest Vauxhall on...

    30. March 15, 2006

      Hit given deadline for Chorion bid

      Hit Entertainment, the intellectual property group which is conducting due diligence of Chorion, the company behind Noddy...

    31. March 8, 2006

      Agatha's heirs hold 'poison pill' on Chorion deal

      A prospective counter-bid for Chorion, the UK intellectual rights company, could face an "operational poison pill" from the...

    32. March 7, 2006

      Agatha’s heirs hold ‘poison pill’ on Chorion deal

      A prospective counter-bid for Chorion, the UK intellectual rights company, could face an “operational poison pill” from the...

    33. March 3, 2006

      Hit starts Chorion bidding process

      Hit Entertainment, the company behind Thomas the Tank Engine and Bob the Builder, has been granted approval to start due...

    34. February 28, 2006

      Apax makes £120m offer for Chorion

      Apax, the private equity group, has put in an indicative offer for Chorion, valuing the company behind children's...

    35. February 23, 2006

      Chorion board close to accepting £133m buy-out offer from 3i

      Chorion's board is close to recommending a 425p a share offer from 3i, the private equity house, in a deal that would value...

    36. November 12, 2005

      Equality bill will hit hotels and bars

      Hotels, pubs and restaurants will be banned from discriminating against lesbian, gay and bisexual people following an...

    37. November 11, 2005

      Tax credit change will save £115m

      Tax credit change will save £115m Businesses are expected to save up to £115m a year in administration costs following...

    38. November 10, 2005

      New laws will give homosexual couples equal access to services

      Homosexual rights campaigners won a significant victory last night when the government accepted a proposal to ensure equal...

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