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Baselworld’s moment of truth; interview with LVMH’s head of watches; economics and politics blight watchmakers’ growth forecasts; China’s authenticators fight counterfeit luxury goods; why brands are going big on women’s watches; injured veteran turns jewellery designer; engagement rings and the battle for higher search rankings

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The nominees and winners of this year’s awards demonstrate what cross-border business can achieve. These companies have prospered, despite the unstable global context, in part by harnessing innovation

Despite widespread macroeconomic uncertainty and high property prices and rents fuelling expectations of a downturn, commercial real estate investors are quietly confident of a positive 2019

Solar has become the world’s biggest source of new electricity — outpacing wind, gas or coal in terms of freshly installed capacity each year. Plus: e-scooters push to prove their ‘green’ worth; wind turbine renewals can prove profitable; and incineration plants tackle ‘Achilles heel’ of toxic residue

Part 4: The Future of Food. Growing algae for the plate; why gene-edited food is in the balance; bold ideas find backers; Chile’s junk food fight; is organic enough?; rethinking the system. Plus agri-robots in action on video and a podcast discussion of the science behind DNA diet apps

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Apply for Britain’s Healthiest Workplace: an annual survey ranking employers which also examines how to remedy poor health among employees. The deadline for registration is June 14. A special report featuring the final list and articles exploring health at work will publish on November 21 2019

Will AI bring gender equality closer? Plus: how working mothers affect their daughters’ careers; Gillian Tett on older women in the public sphere; Rania Belkahia, rising entrepreneur; investor-turned-activist Ellen Pao; expert tips for the workplace

We look at how today’s young women should prepare for the world of work. We explain the importance of making the most of alumni contacts, how to make a case without being interrupted by men, and why becoming a reverse-mentor can help younger employees move ahead early in their career

As its banking and finance sectors continue to thrive, Luxembourg is also promoting itself as a destination for space businesses and scientific research. We also discuss the country’s attempts to curb road congestion and tackle housing demand

In this edition: How the bankers leaving London are boosting Frankfurt’s art scene; the truth behind the million-dollar dogs; why giving collaboratively makes more sense

Now in its third year, this ranking of businesses by revenue growth shows that tech remains king, while a wave of web-savvy retailers are being lifted by consumer trends. London remains the most popular city for these companies, but its number of constituents is falling

A new ranking will decide which firms in Europe are most highly rated by clients and peers, and by specialism

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