James Moore

James Moore is Deputy Business Editor at The Independent.

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James Moore: Peppa Pig on the big screen? Time to take cover

Outlook Yesterday’s column featured a little piece of good news. Barbie, the bane of progressive parents everywhere, is in decline. Now here’s the bad, at least if you share your home with toddlers and pre-schoolers: Peppa Pig keeps growing and growing. At this rate Entertainment One, the property’s owner, will have to produce a muddy lake rather than muddy puddles to keep all the pestilential porker’s little fans happy.

James Moore: Greencore should share its spoils with staff

Outlook Remember Greencore, the sandwich maker that said it couldn’t find enough workers close to its base in Northampton to produce its product and so flew its executives off to Hungary to import them?

James Moore: Ofwat has let consumers down over United Utilities

Outlook Did you ever wonder what Harry Potter did after graduating from Hogwarts? It seems he and some of his pals went to work for United Utilities, Britain’s biggest listed water company, which has graciously just decided to accept the pricing regime demanded by water regulator Ofwat.

James Moore: Barbie gives her boss the cold shoulder

Outlook: It is not only because of the increasingly dated dolls

James Moore: Can BHS be sold – or will another one bite the dust?

Outlook: The deaths of Woolworths and Littlewoods were not pretty

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James Moore: Dublin faces a Hobson's choice over Willie Walsh's third Aer Lingus offer

Outlook: The only stumbling block that remains is the Irish government

Customers flocked to buy the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus when it was launched in Hong Kong last September, despite criticism of the products

Taking a big bite from the Apple

Tim Cook has been awarded a 40 per cent pay rise. Angela Ahrendts enjoys a $73m package. But are Cupertino’s top team really worth such stellar sums?

Barclays’ New York office is being pursued by state prosecutors who say it failed to police its dark pools

Dark pools: What's going on inside the secret stock exchanges?

Barclays is accused by New York regulators of fishing in some unethical waters. But this time the bank is holding its course

Margaret Thatcher introduced the Right to Buy scheme in 1979

Right to Buy isn't aspirational, it's a club that is battering Britain’s needy

It is a policy out of touch with modern reality, as the Scots and, perhaps, the Welsh, have increasingly come to realise

James Moore: Some straight-talking sense from Davos

Outlook Earlier this week I highlighted how, despite constant whining, Britain’s financial services industry is doing rather well under the new, sterner, regulatory regime imposed since the financial crisis. The same is true globally.

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