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
15 July 2014 02:22 AM
Tesco’s trading problems have been well trailed but one analyst yesterday decided it was worth having its shares in your basket.
14 July 2014 02:35 AM
The announcement from Business Secretary follows US drugs giant Pfizer’s controversial offer for Astrazeneca
14 July 2014 02:24 AM
De Beers hopes eventually to have up to 40 locations in the UK
11 July 2014 04:15 PM
Of the votes cast, 52% did not support the directors' remuneration report in humiliating revolt
11 July 2014 01:09 AM
The chances of a new approach from the American suitor of Mothercare slimmed yesterday after the Nasdaq-listed company issued its second profit warning this year.
10 July 2014 03:52 PM
Burberry first-quarter sales increased by 12% despite a rising pound
09 July 2014 12:57 PM
Bailey's total package including salary and potential share options is worth more than £27 million
09 July 2014 02:34 AM
The UK’s largest independent car parts supplier is close to a rescue deal as Euro Car Parts and Jon Moulton’s Better Capital circle Unipart Automotive.
04 July 2014 06:27 PM
Jigsaw is back in fashion and has posted a 7 per cent sales jump and profit of £1.5m on turnover of £64.2m.
04 July 2014 06:19 PM
The US has a taste for European luxury goods, as Francois Henri Pinault tells Laura Chesters, and labels like Mulberry and Burberry are betting their shirts on it
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