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
09 September 2014 01:39 AM
As the word “Yes” for an independent Scotland looked more likely after a weekend poll, the word sell echoed around the City yesterday as traders dumped shares in companies most at risk.
09 September 2014 01:33 AM
Investors have weathered three profit warnings and the departure of chief executive Bruno Guillon in March following its failed move upmarket
06 September 2014 01:53 AM
The British retailer best known for its chintzy fabrics and dresses has made a dramatic return to fashion, as profit and shares jumped yesterday.
04 September 2014 01:06 AM
The man behind LVMH has agreed to stop buying into luxury goods group Hermès - for now
02 September 2014 03:42 PM
Redrow unveiled a 91 per cent jump in full-year pre-tax profit to £132.6 million for the year to June
02 September 2014 01:33 PM
Denim manufacturer DNA Limited is selling the brand's intellectual property
01 September 2014 01:06 PM
Tony Pidgley said the market has 'reverted to normal transaction levels from the high point in 2013'
01 September 2014 12:37 AM
Some 70 per cent of counterfeit goods seized at EU borders originate from China
29 August 2014 01:36 PM
The purveyor of €6,000 Birkin handbags has beaten forecasts with half year operating profit up 6.3 per cent despite currency exchange issues.
29 August 2014 01:53 AM
The microchip supplier behind Beats by Dre headphones and Bluetooth speaker docks pulsed up to the top of the mid-tier table yesterday on news that it had received a bid from its American rival Microchip Technology.
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