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
22 May 2014 12:00 AM
Burberry's new boss Christopher Bailey promised a push into Japan yesterday as he presided over a set of record-beating full-year results.
21 May 2014 12:31 PM
Burberry's new chief executive, Christopher Bailey, welcomed record-beating full-year results today with headline profits up 8 per cent and sales reaching £2.33 billion.
21 May 2014 12:00 AM
Problems with a revamped website and a lack of detail about future shareholder returns added to the woes of the Marks & Spencer boss Marc Bolland, as he unveiled a third straight drop in annual profits yesterday.
21 May 2014 12:00 AM
The splits between big investors over AstraZeneca's decision to reject Pfizer's takeover attempt deepened yesterday.
20 May 2014 08:40 AM
Clothing like-for-like sales fell by 1.4% but food improved by 1.7%
19 May 2014 08:32 PM
The likes of Mallett can no longer rely on browsers, writes Laura Chesters. They have to sell online or at the big shows
17 May 2014 12:00 AM
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14 May 2014 01:12 PM
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- 1 Sabina Altynbekova, the girl branded 'too good looking' for volleyball, says social media obsession with her is a 'bit much'
- 2 Disney heiress Abigail disowns her share of family profits in West Bank company
- 3 The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
- 4 'Women should not laugh in public,' says Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister in morality speech
- 5 Israel's propaganda machine is finally starting to misfire
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