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Working from home: can it last? 
Working from home
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Working from home: can it last? 

As lockdown eases, the future of the office is more uncertain than ever
16 Apr 2021
Charity shops enjoy bumper sales but donors warned to ‘think before giving’
British Heart Foundation charity shop
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Charity shops enjoy bumper sales but donors warned to ‘think before giving’

EasyJet to ‘ramp up’ summer flights, 1,200 Asda bakery jobs at risk, and other breaking business news
15 Apr 2021
‘Hey Siri, what products will Apple announce at its next event?’
Apple’s ‘Spring loaded’ event will be held on 20 April
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‘Hey Siri, what products will Apple announce at its next event?’

Egypt files $900m claim against Ever Given owners, and other breaking business news
14 Apr 2021
Goossens: historic couture jeweller opens in London
Goossens jewellery couture
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Goossens: historic couture jeweller opens in London

Longtime collaborator of Chanel, the famous goldsmith has set up home in Mayfair
12 Apr 2021
50.3m shoppers to go on £4.54bn spending splurge
Shoppers queue outside a Nike store in central London on 12 April
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50.3m shoppers to go on £4.54bn spending splurge

Homebase products on sale at Next, beers on tap at new BrewDog hotel, and other breaking business news
12 Apr 2021
Twitter ‘held talks’ for $4bn takeover of Clubhouse
Clubhouse app
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Twitter ‘held talks’ for $4bn takeover of Clubhouse

Volvo goes from boring to Scandi-chic, workers rethink career goals, and other breaking business news
8 Apr 2021
Record 2,755 billionaires on Forbes’ rich list
Kim Kardashian West
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Record 2,755 billionaires on Forbes’ rich list

Godzilla vs. Kong film is a monster hit, new 21 plate drives car sales, and other breaking business news
7 Apr 2021

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Farage is the latest celeb selling video messages
Nigel Farage
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Farage is the latest celeb selling video messages

Iconic Godfather mansion is relisted, LinkedIn staff rest up, and other breaking business news
6 Apr 2021
VW’s ‘Voltswagen’ rebrand ‘was early April Fool’s joke’
Volkswagen logo
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VW’s ‘Voltswagen’ rebrand ‘was early April Fool’s joke’

Deliveroo shares slump on debut, shoppers return to supermarkets, and other breaking business news
31 Mar 2021
Mary Portas and Charlotte Tilbury back ‘Shop Out to Help Out’ campaign
Oxford Street London shopping
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Mary Portas and Charlotte Tilbury back ‘Shop Out to Help Out’ campaign

Brits repay £1.2bn during ‘frugal February’, Nike sues over ‘Satan shoes’, and other breaking business news
30 Mar 2021
How luxury luggage brand Globe-Trotter navigated the pandemic
All Globe-Trotter cases are handmade in England
In Depth

How luxury luggage brand Globe-Trotter navigated the pandemic

Travel may be on pause, but the British heritage firm has defied expectations
29 Mar 2021
Shoppers look to make Easter a celebration to remember
Easter tree (MightCollection/Etsy)
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Shoppers look to make Easter a celebration to remember

Small firms hit by Brexit ‘nightmare’, tourism suffers $4.5trn loss, and other breaking business news
29 Mar 2021
The Deliveroo revolution
Deliveroo
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The Deliveroo revolution

Online food delivery platforms have changed the way millions eat. But at what cost?
26 Mar 2021
H&M and Nike face boycott in China over Xinjiang sanctions
Workers pick cotton in a field in China’s northwestern Xinjiang region
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H&M and Nike face boycott in China over Xinjiang sanctions

Alan Turing £50 note is unveiled, eight John Lewis stores to close, and other breaking business news
25 Mar 2021
Record music sales soothe the ‘pandemic blues’
Vinyl record sales UK
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Record music sales soothe the ‘pandemic blues’

Inflation slows to 0.4%, the worst is yet to come for retail, and other breaking business news
24 Mar 2021
Mars House - the first NFT digital home - sells for $512,000
Mars House was designed by Toronto artist Krista Kim
Business Briefing

Mars House - the first NFT digital home - sells for $512,000

‘Young DIY-ers’ boost B&Q sales, nightclubs face bouncer shortage, and other breaking business news
23 Mar 2021
£251bn: the economic cost of a year of Covid lockdowns
An empty Regent Street in London in March 2020
Business Briefing

£251bn: the economic cost of a year of Covid lockdowns

Cycling market goes ‘berserk’, pubs face ‘bleak future’, and other breaking business news
22 Mar 2021
UK’s tech success a result of ‘drive and dynamism’
Abstract cityscape of skyscrapers
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UK’s tech success a result of ‘drive and dynamism’

Trump’s net worth drops by $700m, no shouting at Disney parks, and other breaking business news
18 Mar 2021
Brits ‘gearing up for £50bn post-lockdown spending spree’
Outside dining
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Brits ‘gearing up for £50bn post-lockdown spending spree’

Uber U-turns, property sales taking 295 days, and other breaking business news
17 Mar 2021
New ONS ‘price inflation basket’ reveals pandemic shopping changes
Bottles of hand sanitiser
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New ONS ‘price inflation basket’ reveals pandemic shopping changes

Ipswich plans ‘15-minute’ future, Musk becomes ‘Technoking of Tesla’, and other breaking business news
16 Mar 2021
British Airways to launch Covid vaccine passport on its app
British Airways
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British Airways to launch Covid vaccine passport on its app

Avatar regains box office record, £3bn ‘bus revolution’, and other breaking business news
15 Mar 2021
Lego builds digital strategy after record sales
Lego
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Lego builds digital strategy after record sales

Rail upgrades to derail Easter travel, Buffett joins $100bn club, and other breaking business news
11 Mar 2021
Leaks suggest 23 March date for next Apple event
Apple CEO Tim Cook
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Leaks suggest 23 March date for next Apple event

ITV shares fall after Morgan’s exit, PM plans transport revolution, and other breaking business news
10 Mar 2021
‘Great British summer’ ahead for hospitality?
Outside dining
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‘Great British summer’ ahead for hospitality?

Yacht quarantine tourism in Thailand, a tasty profit for Domino’s, and other breaking business news
9 Mar 2021
Ikea and Aldi plug into gaming and esports market in lockdown boom
The 2018 TwitchCon esports event in California
In Focus

Ikea and Aldi plug into gaming and esports market in lockdown boom

Lidl also looking to get a cut of the action amid record spending by world’s 2.5 billion gamers
4 Mar 2021
Apple’s acquisitions: legacy built on healthy business strategy
The Apple Store on Fifth Avenue in New York City
Behind the scenes

Apple’s acquisitions: legacy built on healthy business strategy

CEO Tim Cook looks to ‘small, innovative’ firms to push Apple products forward
24 Feb 2021
Moët toasts Jay-Z’s champagne after buying 50% stake
Champagne Armand de Brignac
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Moët toasts Jay-Z’s champagne after buying 50% stake

French giant LVMH aims to ‘firmly cement’ the rapper’s ‘Ace of Spades’ brand as a luxury icon
23 Feb 2021
Jaguar to rival Tesla in all-electric luxury car market   
Jaguar Land Rover
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Jaguar to rival Tesla in all-electric luxury car market   

How the auto industry reacted to Jaguar Land Rover’s plan to become a net-zero-carbon business 
16 Feb 2021
Flying cars: the race for the skies
DeLorean car in Back to the Future
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Flying cars: the race for the skies

Volkswagen are the latest company to explore potential technology
10 Feb 2021
Elon Musk and Tesla bet big on bitcoin 
Bitcoin
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Elon Musk and Tesla bet big on bitcoin 

Cryptocurrency’s value hits record high after car firm reveals $1.5bn investment
9 Feb 2021
Amazon’s new boss: who is Andy Jassy?
Amazon Web Services chief executive Andy Jassy will take over from Jeff Bezos
Behind the scenes

Amazon’s new boss: who is Andy Jassy?

The online retail company’s founder will hand over the reins in Q3
3 Feb 2021
How Tesla made it to the top
The Cybertruck: the next evolution of Tesla
Behind the scenes

How Tesla made it to the top

Tesla has transformed the auto industry and made Elon Musk the richest man on the planet
29 Jan 2021
Fire sale: what next for British retail’s collapsed brands? 
Debenhams
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Fire sale: what next for British retail’s collapsed brands? 

Boohoo snaps up Debenhams as Asos confirms talks to buy Topshop, Topman and Miss Selfridge
25 Jan 2021
How Netflix netted 200 million subscribers
The Crown season four Netflix
Behind the scenes

How Netflix netted 200 million subscribers

Popular shows like The Crown are helping to drive revenues and profits - but the competition is also growing
20 Jan 2021