Companies

EasyJet/Wizz: battle for air supremacy 
Wizz Air and easyJet aircraft
In Brief

EasyJet/Wizz: battle for air supremacy 

‘Wizz’s cheeky takeover bid will have come as a blow to the corporate ego’
17 Sep 2021
Apple event product launches: iPhone 13, Watch Series 7 and more
iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini come in five aluminium colours
In Focus

Apple event product launches: iPhone 13, Watch Series 7 and more

What the tech experts said about the new devices
16 Sep 2021
The Future Fund
Rishi Sunak: picking winners?
Expert’s view

The Future Fund

Back to the future, eclectica and an awkward case study
16 Sep 2021
UK travel industry ‘choked’ by Covid restrictions
Covid-19 test centre at Heathrow Terminal 5
In Focus

UK travel industry ‘choked’ by Covid restrictions

Seven in ten firms planning redundancies as holiday bookings collapse
14 Sep 2021
Specs appeal: will privacy concerns hit Facebook smart glasses sales?
Ray-Ban Stories
In Focus

Specs appeal: will privacy concerns hit Facebook smart glasses sales?

Tech giant has partnered with Ray-Ban to launch internet-connected eyewear 
13 Sep 2021
Supermarket sweep: investors go ‘wild in the aisles’
Sainsbury’s supermarket
In Brief

Supermarket sweep: investors go ‘wild in the aisles’

The excitement around Morrisons is proving ‘contagious’ – is Sainsbury’s next?
27 Aug 2021
Buying British stocks
Bank of England and Royal Exchange in the City of London
Expert’s view

Buying British stocks

Fresh eye, takeover talk and British stodge
26 Aug 2021

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Tim Cook: the supply chain guy who became ‘Christ 2.0’
Apple CEO Tim Cook
Profile

Tim Cook: the supply chain guy who became ‘Christ 2.0’

The 60-year-old is celebrating a decade as boss of the tech giant
23 Aug 2021
BHP: London’s lost bauble
BHP Mt Arthur coal mine in Australia
In Brief

BHP: London’s lost bauble

Anglo-Australian mining giant is shifting its primary stock-listing to Sydney 
19 Aug 2021
Britain for sale
Union Flag pound coins
Why we’re talking about . . .

Britain for sale

The world is vying for UK companies. Why aren’t the locals interested?
13 Aug 2021
Frasers Group: keeping it in the family
Mike Ashley
Behind the scenes

Frasers Group: keeping it in the family

Mike Ashley is passing the reins of his high street empire to his prospective son-in-law
12 Aug 2021
Robinhood’s debut: an ‘unconventional listing’
Baiju Bhatt and Vlad Tenev: ‘revitalised’ day trading
Why we’re talking about . . .

Robinhood’s debut: an ‘unconventional listing’

The disruptive app has hit the public markets it seeks to democratise. It could be a wild ride…
6 Aug 2021
Food inflation: a headache for CEOs and consumers alike
Commodity prices are squeezing profit margins
Why we’re talking about . . .

Food inflation: a headache for CEOs and consumers alike

Soaring inflation is hitting big companies such as Unilever 
30 Jul 2021
‘Time is right’ for Netflix to get into gaming 
Netflix original Stranger Things has been made into a video game series
Behind the scenes

‘Time is right’ for Netflix to get into gaming 

Streaming service looks beyond TV and film after membership growth slows
21 Jul 2021
Wise: the ‘Robin Hood’ of currency exchange
Taavet Hinrikus and Kristo Käärmann are the co-founders of Wise
Expert’s view

Wise: the ‘Robin Hood’ of currency exchange

What the fintech pundits said after the UK’s biggest tech flotation
16 Jul 2021
The battle for Morrisons
Morrisons supermarket
Why we’re talking about . . .

The battle for Morrisons

A vote of confidence in Britain? Or an unsavoury scramble by ‘private equity vultures’?
9 Jul 2021
Chris Smalling unveils Nike’s Happy Pineapple trainers
Pinatex Nike Trainers
The big interview

Chris Smalling unveils Nike’s Happy Pineapple trainers

The footballer explains why he invested in pineapple leather
2 Jul 2021
Burberry: chequered exit prompts succession crisis 
Burberry store on Bond Street in London
In Focus

Burberry: chequered exit prompts succession crisis 

Marco Gobbetti, boss of Britain’s luxury flagship, is leaving to lead Salvatore Ferragamo
2 Jul 2021
Dimorestudio in London: there’s much to discover at Browns Brook Street
Browns Brook Street
Behind the scenes

Dimorestudio in London: there’s much to discover at Browns Brook Street

Emiliano Salci and Britt Moran rethink the historic address
30 Jun 2021
Fake reviews: an industry within an industry
Google and Amazon apps
Why we’re talking about . . .

Fake reviews: an industry within an industry

Amazon and Google are under investigation by UK watchdog
28 Jun 2021
What Ryanair’s lawsuit over travel ‘traffic light’ system means for holidaymakers
Michael O'Leary
Getting to grips with . . .

What Ryanair’s lawsuit over travel ‘traffic light’ system means for holidaymakers

Budget airline demands more transparency about how the government decides if countries are safe to visit during Covid crisis
17 Jun 2021
G7’s ‘seismic’ tax deal: what will it mean for companies?
G7 finance ministers met at Lancaster House in London
Why we’re talking about . . .

G7’s ‘seismic’ tax deal: what will it mean for companies?

Proposed minimum global level of corporate tax will target multinationals and tech giants
8 Jun 2021
United goes Boom with supersonic aircraft order
United Airlines Boom Supersonic Overture aircraft
In pictures

United goes Boom with supersonic aircraft order

The ‘Overture’ airliner will cut the New York to London flight time to three-and-a-half hours
4 Jun 2021
A week that shook Big Oil
Environmentalists celebrate in The Hague
Why we’re talking about . . .

A week that shook Big Oil

Big Oil has been forced to listen on climate change. But what difference will it actually make?
4 Jun 2021
Going shopping with Gen Z: Etsy to buy Depop for $1.6bn
Depop was founded in London in 2011
Business Briefing

Going shopping with Gen Z: Etsy to buy Depop for $1.6bn

UK-based fashion app Depop has 30m users in 150 countries - 90% of them under 26
3 Jun 2021
Ferrero ‘gobbles up’ Jammie Dodgers maker Burton’s
Burton’s Biscuits has been making Jammie Dodgers for more than 60 years
Business Briefing

Ferrero ‘gobbles up’ Jammie Dodgers maker Burton’s

Wetherspoons boss calls for more EU migration and other breaking business news 
2 Jun 2021
Amazon recruits Bond and Rocky for streaming battle
Daniel Craig in James Bond: No Time to Die
Business Briefing

Amazon recruits Bond and Rocky for streaming battle

M&S step up store closures, a hospitality hiring spree, and other breaking business news
27 May 2021
Long working hours cause 745,000 deaths a year, study reveals
Office workers
Business Briefing

Long working hours cause 745,000 deaths a year, study reveals

Last Debenhams stores close, Amazon plans UK recruitment drive, and other breaking business news
17 May 2021
Bitcoin price crashes after Tesla suspends payments
160112-elon-musk.jpg
Business Briefing

Bitcoin price crashes after Tesla suspends payments

Crossrail hits ‘crucial milestone’, new UK cruise line is launched, and other breaking business news
13 May 2021
UK economy shows resilience in first quarter
The UK’s construction sector grew by 5.8% in March 2021
Business Briefing

UK economy shows resilience in first quarter

Pret checks out Tesco store openings and other breaking business news
12 May 2021
Royal Mail trials drones for deliveries from UK mainland to Isles of Scilly
Royal Mail drone services
Business Briefing

Royal Mail trials drones for deliveries from UK mainland to Isles of Scilly

Wendy’s serves up plan to take on the ‘burger big boys’, and other breaking business news
10 May 2021
Royal Mint unveils largest ever coin - a 10kg solid gold beast
Royal Mint has unveiled the largest coin in its 1,100-year history
Business Briefing

Royal Mint unveils largest ever coin - a 10kg solid gold beast

Heathrow Covid losses hit £2.4bn, Apple profits double, and other breaking business news
29 Apr 2021
1,500 homes to be created from empty offices in City of London
A general view over the London skyline and the Square Mile
Business Briefing

1,500 homes to be created from empty offices in City of London

Shoppers snap up Crocs, revenues soar at Google owner Alphabet, and other breaking business news
28 Apr 2021
Autumn holiday bookings surge amid summer uncertainty
The Greek island of Rhodes is a popular tourist destination in autumn
Business Briefing

Autumn holiday bookings surge amid summer uncertainty

Brits ‘rediscover their love of reading’, Tesla posts biggest ever profit, and other breaking business news
27 Apr 2021
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