Companies

Why did Bulb flicker out? 
Bulb Energy Ltd
Why we’re talking about . . .

Why did Bulb flicker out? 

The energy crisis has claimed its largest scalp to date. Is the market irretrievably broken?
26 Nov 2021
Open banking and the politics of payments
Amazon Visa
Business Briefing

Open banking and the politics of payments

Companies in the news include Amazon, Visa, Mastercard, Afiniti, LV=, and Unilever
25 Nov 2021
Shell: slick move angers Dutch
Shell logo
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Shell: slick move angers Dutch

Decision to become 100% British has ‘gone down like a plate of mouldy pannenkoeken’
18 Nov 2021
Vrai: taking over luxury with lab-grown diamonds
Vrai lab grown diamonds
In Focus

Vrai: taking over luxury with lab-grown diamonds

Sustainable jewellery brand is loved by Kendall Jenner and backed by Leonardo DiCaprio
17 Nov 2021
Ryanair: readying for departure from London
Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary 
In Brief

Ryanair: readying for departure from London

Plans to delist Ryanair from the LSE could spell ‘another blow’ to the ‘dwindling’ London market
5 Nov 2021
Meta: Facebook gambles on a virtual world
Mark Zuckerberg in his metaverse
Behind the scenes

Meta: Facebook gambles on a virtual world

Is Zuckerberg right to be betting so much on the metaverse?
5 Nov 2021
BP/Shell: Cop outs?
BP and Shell petrol stations
Business Briefing

BP/Shell: Cop outs?

Companies in the news include EY and Microsoft
4 Nov 2021

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Explained: the ‘net zero-aligned financial centre’
Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak arrives at Cop26 with his Green Budget Box
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Explained: the ‘net zero-aligned financial centre’

Chancellor outlines plans but campaigners warn of ‘greenwashing’
3 Nov 2021
Sky Glass: Sky unveils its first TV set
Sky Glass TV set
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Sky Glass: Sky unveils its first TV set

Sky promises to ‘simplify’ the way that many of us watch our favourite shows and films
1 Nov 2021
I spy: Britain’s ‘most classified material’ to be stored in Amazon cloud
GCHQ
Business Briefing

I spy: Britain’s ‘most classified material’ to be stored in Amazon cloud

Companies in the news include AWS, Facebook and Gieves & Hawkes
28 Oct 2021
Tesla joins the $1trn club 
Hertz has ordered 100,000 Tesla Model 3s
Business Briefing

Tesla joins the $1trn club 

Electric vehicle maker has taken an order for 100,000 Model 3s from Hertz 
26 Oct 2021
Billionaires: who are the richest people in the world?
Tesla CEO Elon Musk
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Billionaires: who are the richest people in the world?

Tesla chief Elon Musk leads the way ahead of Jeff Bezos and Bernard Arnault
26 Oct 2021
Facebook: is this its Big Tobacco moment?
Former Facebook employee Frances Haugen testifies in front of Congress
In Focus

Facebook: is this its Big Tobacco moment?

Facebook knows its products are destructive, but it does not appear to be doing everything it can to fix them
15 Oct 2021
Out of fashion: Asos ‘curse’ has struck again
Asos online fashion website
In Brief

Out of fashion: Asos ‘curse’ has struck again

Share price tumbles following the departure of CEO Nick Beighton
14 Oct 2021
Supermarket sweep: Morrisons taken private
Morrisons supermarket
In Focus

Supermarket sweep: Morrisons taken private

Last weekend’s auction proved ‘strangely underwhelming’
8 Oct 2021
Facebook down: a ‘very, very bad day’ at the office
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
Behind the scenes

Facebook down: a ‘very, very bad day’ at the office

Share price is hit by global service outage and whistleblower allegations
5 Oct 2021
Rolls-Royce ‘Spectre’: the first all-electric Roller
Rolls-Royce Spectre electric car
In pictures

Rolls-Royce ‘Spectre’: the first all-electric Roller

British luxury car company’s entire fleet will be fully electric by 2030
29 Sep 2021
Facebook: is it ‘monetising misery’?
Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg
Why we’re talking about . . .

Facebook: is it ‘monetising misery’?

Leaked documents revealed the social network’s ‘corporate hypocrisy’ 
24 Sep 2021
Universal Music: don’t stop me now…
Lucian Grainge is CEO of Universal Music Group
In Brief

Universal Music: don’t stop me now…

Investors are betting heavily that the ‘boom’ in music streaming ‘still has a long way to go’
24 Sep 2021
TalkTV: Murdoch’s challenge to GB News
Piers Morgan in 2019
In Depth

TalkTV: Murdoch’s challenge to GB News

Piers Morgan has been hired as the star of the new channel
23 Sep 2021
The Chase app: challenging the challengers
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon: fintech challenge
Expert’s view

The Chase app: challenging the challengers

JPMorgan Chase has launched a digital bank in London
23 Sep 2021
‘Netflix of sport’ DAZN in advanced talks to buy BT Sport 
DAZN cameraman
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‘Netflix of sport’ DAZN in advanced talks to buy BT Sport 

Deal would see the streaming company acquire Premier League rights
22 Sep 2021
Peloton checks in to hotels and health clubs for future growth 
Peloton exercise bikes
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Peloton checks in to hotels and health clubs for future growth 

Exercise equipment company going ‘beyond the home’ following Precor acquisition
22 Sep 2021
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
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
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