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
29 September 2014 12:52 AM
The proposal is based on the industry in the United States where individuals get a small slice of the revenue
29 September 2014 12:43 AM
Sir Richard Branson’s banking venture Virgin Money is expected this week to confirm plans for its float
29 September 2014 12:39 AM
The UK’s shops are hoping to reverse the current downturn in tourism spend with a boost from a massive influx of Chinese shoppers this week.
26 September 2014 01:36 PM
American sportswear giant Nike has emerged as the winner of the World Cup after it reported a sharp rise in profits, leaving rivals Adidas and Reebok knocked out.
26 September 2014 11:29 AM
The Brazilian consortium hoping to buy US banana giant Chiquita stepped up its fight today as Fyffes improved the terms of the deal.
25 September 2014 04:10 PM
Property giant raises close to £400 million in surprise fundraising
25 September 2014 12:24 PM
Clothing giant H&M has reported a sharp slowdown in sales as shoppers delayed purchases of winter items following a mild September.
24 September 2014 02:45 PM
TNT Express, the Dutch delivery firm, has issued a profit warning today as eurozone weakness hit its margins.
24 September 2014 01:09 AM
Patience paid off in the City yesterday as the long-awaited floats of the British shoe brand Jimmy Choo and Edinburgh-based housebuilder Miller Homes were confirmed.
24 September 2014 01:08 AM
The pub group behind Hungry Horse and Loch Fyne restaurants wants to gobble up smaller rival Spirit Pub Co in a £700m deal.
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