Laura Chesters is a business reporter and covers the consumer, food, drink and luxury goods sectors on the business desk at The London Evening Standard, i, The Independent and The Independent on Sunday
08 August 2014 01:53 AM
Drax lost power yesterday after the Court of Appeal backed the Government’s decision to cut subsidies for the coal-fired power station.
Market Report: Shire tumbles amid concerns of new restrictions on American corporates buying overseas companies
07 August 2014 12:50 AM
Concerns that the M&A boom could be over worried the City yesterday.
06 August 2014 03:14 PM
Italian designer Prada is the latest luxury group to be knocked off its pedestal by waning demand for big labels.
05 August 2014 03:41 PM
Demand for leather handbags in China has helped Coach off-set dwindling sales in its home market in the US.
03 August 2014 05:29 PM
Her handbags are a favourite with Beyoncé and Alexa Chung
01 August 2014 01:52 AM
Court rules Victoria’s Secret’s use of the name Pink in the UK infringes on Thomas Pink’s trademarks
31 July 2014 12:43 AM
Kering’s plan to turn Gucci around as an ultra-luxury brand has hit first-half sales and profit at the designer.
28 July 2014 11:35 AM
RBP, based in the United States, makes up around 7 per cent of RB’s sales
26 July 2014 10:52 AM
From discount to luxury, UK brands are vying to conquer the States. Laura Chesters asks if they can succeed in a graveyard for our retailers
25 July 2014 11:18 AM
Tourists from the Middle East are the biggest spending shoppers in Britain, according to a survey showing Kuwaitis and Qataris pay out an average of £3000-£4000 per visit.
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
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