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      Off-roaders reach new peaks as market shifts

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      Monday interview: Andy Palmer, Aston Martin CEO

      Andy Palmer was never going to be the chief executive of Nissan in Japan. He once sat in the court of Carlos Ghosn, the...

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    1. March 1, 2015

      Aston Martin set for shake-up and targets new buyers

      Aston Martin is to unveil its biggest shake-up in a generation as it seeks to boost the appeal of its sports cars beyond...

    2. February 27, 2015

      The Art Market: Elizabeth Taylor’s diamond fails to please

      The trustees of Elizabeth Taylor’s Aids foundation, Southern Trust, have filed a complaint in the US against Christie’s,...

    3. February 27, 2015

      Etro — Milan Fashion Week AW15 show report

      “Attic chic”, the phrase coined by Alessandro Michele to describe his Gucci debut, has seemingly possessed designers in...

    4. February 27, 2015

      MBA students take to London Fashion Week

      Hidden among the designers, bloggers and chiselled cheekbones at this week’s London Fashion Week shows were some unlikely...

    5. February 27, 2015

      Emporio Armani — Milan Fashion Week AW15 show report

      A leather ruffle accessory rippled through the Emporio Armani AW15 show. It waved across the body as a shoulder strap, and...

    6. February 26, 2015

      Fendi — Milan Fashion Week AW15 show report

      Under the executive control of Pietro Beccari, the former marketing and communications man brought in by LVMH to oversee...

    7. beyondbrics

      February 26, 2015

      Asia's coconuts go global - but what about the farmers?

      For centuries, street vendors across southeast Asia have hacked open fresh coconuts, selling their refreshing water to...

    8. February 25, 2015

      Jo Ellison’s London Fashion Week round-up

      Rather like a pushy mother trying to promote her youngest, inexplicably single son at a wedding, there is a tendency among...

    9. February 25, 2015

      Gucci — Milan Fashion Week AW15 show report

      With a subtext of “beheadings” and betrayals as thrilling as any Renaissance drama, Gucci’s autumn/winter 2015 show was...

    10. February 23, 2015

      Prada: reasonable expectations

      Handbags and glad rags, as the 1960s song suggests, can be fickle masters. Leather goods specialist Prada knows this better...

    11. February 20, 2015

      4x4 vehicles: CO too much?

      A Rolls-Royce sport utility vehicle. Messrs Rolls’ and Royce’s phantoms might well howl. But it should not be a surprise....

    12. February 20, 2015

      The dawn of man: New York men’s fashion week

      “We have arrived” — that was the feeling one got from the dozens of New York menswear shows that took place over 10 brittle...

    13. February 20, 2015

      Tom Ford hits Hollywood

      London Fashion Week opened yesterday, and last night, Tom Ford unveiled his AW15 collection in front of a star-filled...

    14. February 20, 2015

      Emerging fashion talents find space to shine in London

      London Fashion Week has built a solid reputation for showcasing the best emerging talent, boosted by major British brands...

    15. February 20, 2015

      London fashion stores set for double lift

      London is poised for a double boost over the next few days, as London Fashion Week coincides with the lunar new year holiday...

    16. February 18, 2015

      A slippery slope for Switzerland’s Russian skiers

      “It’s complicated,” says the concierge at the W, one of Verbier’s swankier hotels, when I inquire about this season’s...

    17. February 18, 2015

      UK farmland returns more than Mayfair

      In the fertile fens of north Cambridgeshire lies the 560-acre Rummers Farm where potatoes, sugar beet, cereals and oil seed...

    18. February 17, 2015

      Macy’s dips on fears over competition

      Macy’s shares retreated after Barclays initiated coverage on the department store chain with an “underweight” rating, the...

    19. February 17, 2015

      Pandora: ring pull

      Behold the ring. A symbol without beginning or end. Understandably a popular choice for those professing fealty. Pandora,...

    20. February 17, 2015

      Gucci fails to bag sales growth

      Falling sales at Gucci in the final quarter of 2014 took the shine off results for luxury brand owner Kering — despite...

    21. February 13, 2015

      Q&A: How HSBC stumbled into a political firestorm

      The world’s second-biggest bank by assets has had a terrible week. It started with the publication of damaging details about...

    22. February 13, 2015

      Week in Review, February 14

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Luxury groups’ fortunes diverge in...

    23. February 13, 2015

      Moon boots undergo fashion revamp

      Moon Boots, those goofy padded ski boots modelled on the versions worn by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin as they walked on...

    24. February 13, 2015

      Natalia Vodianova: the unstoppable ‘Supernova’

      How much would you pay to kiss Natalia Vodianova? The 32-year-old model is thinking over an appropriate sum in her head....

    25. February 12, 2015

      China’s changing tastes mean mixed fortunes for luxury brands

      New mood in China For Europe’s upmarket fashion and spirits brands, doing business in China in recent years has been...

    26. The World

      February 12, 2015

      The view from Azerbaijan

      Should you find yourself in Baku, skip the Versace store and Emporio Armani. Go instead to the grand edifice with the...

    27. February 12, 2015

      Birkin bag weathers luxury storms as Hermès forecasts sales slowdown

      Hermès has forecast a slowdown in sales this year as a result of a more complicated trading environment characterised by...

    28. February 9, 2015

      UK textiles eye reshoring jobs boost

      Britain’s textiles industry is forecast to create 20,000 jobs in the next five years as a result of the reshoring of...

    29. FT Alphaville

      February 9, 2015

      Markets Live: Monday, 9th February, 2015

      This is the transcript of the Markets Live session ending at 12:04 on 9 Feb 2015. Participants in this session were: ...

    30. February 6, 2015

      Raising financially savvy children

      The iPhone 6. Nike high tops. The latest Xbox. Radley handbags. A skateboard. Reading Festival tickets. Lego Star Wars. A...

    31. February 6, 2015

      Red-carpet looks from Russian designers

      Say goodbye to the animal print, mink and gold lamé. After a rocky 1990s and noughties when the dour Soviet colour wheel was...

    32. February 6, 2015

      Robert Pirie, lawyer, banker and bibliophile, 1934-2015

      No one liked to tangle with Robert S Pirie. Part of a celebrated generation of dealmakers — at Skadden Arps, the New York...

    33. February 4, 2015

      LVMH: popping corks

      A day for champagne at LVMH. Sales of the fizzy stuff (and wine) rose 6 per cent last year, helping to cushion the blow of...

    34. February 4, 2015

      Ralph Lauren shares slide on profit fall

      Ralph Lauren reported a 9.3 per cent drop in quarterly profit, stung by a stronger dollar and weaker than expected sales,...

    35. beyondbrics

      February 3, 2015

      Guest post: Chinese millennials have money, will travel

      By Sammy Suzuki, AllianceBernstein China’s millennials are better educated and more affluent than their elders. They also...

    36. FT Alphaville

      February 3, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. Greece’s new government outlined its plans to win over its creditors by swapping...

    37. January 30, 2015

      Small-cap Week, January 31

      Gem Diamonds was among the small-cap losers this week on worries about a credit squeeze among its customers. It dropped 20.5...

    38. January 30, 2015

      Paris Fashion Week: menswear round-up

      Fashion shows are not “normal”, that’s a given. But for the autumn/winter 2015 Paris menswear shows, questioning normality...

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