Other people's business


NS business profile: Marc Rich, Glencore's fugitive founder
By Oliver Williams - 10 October 14:53

Glencore's worst kept secret.

Rob Liefeld's Captain America, an infamous example of 90s excess.
Run your business (into the ground) the Marvel Comics way
By Alex Hern - 10 October 11:30

The collapse of Marvel comics in the 1990s is legend – one everyone can learn from.

Ed might want to revise his position on "Tesco-isation of the high street"
By New Statesman - 09 October 18:01

Big stores go bust, smaller ones follow.

Osborne has taken the "dot communism" fetish to another level
By Josh Lowe - 09 October 15:54

Labour should learn from his error.

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Google launches its own UK credit card
By Alex Ward - 08 October 17:16

The Bank of Google is open for business.

Nonstarters: a really sweet father-daughter business that's still rubbish
By Fred Crawley - 08 October 14:14

This week's worst kickstarter video.

The ADgenda: Jamie Oliver's Cook it, Snap it!
By Sophie Barnes - 08 October 11:05

Annoying ad campaigns.

Taj Arabia Artist's Impression
Dubai reveals $1 billion plan to build Taj Mahal replica
By Alex Ward - 05 October 17:41

Dubai are at it again.

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By going pro, YouTube risks alienating its amateur core
By Alex Ward - 05 October 15:11

YouTube has bigger fish to fry.

We can't afford to leave foreign students out in the cold
By Yo Zushi - 04 October 17:06

Especially all night, in queues.

The ADgenda: this week's most offensive advert
By Anna Lezard - 04 October 15:07

Fat binder tablets.

Does the Earth need a space fence?
By Liam Stoker - 04 October 10:47

Being hit by space junk is rubbish.

Richard Branson may want to check his own record before attacking nationalised railway's
By Alex Hern - 03 October 15:08

Let he who is without subpar punctuality records cast the first stone.

Ben & Jerry's support for Occupy Wall Street melts away
By Alex Ward - 03 October 14:07

Ben Cohen wants his van back.

Michael O'Leary thinks he works fifty times harder than his employees
By Alex Hern - 02 October 16:12

I'm paid about 20 times more than the average employee and I think that gap should be wider. I probably work 50 times harder. I was paid €1.2m last year for carrying 80 million passengers. Aer Lingus's boss [Christoph Mueller] got €1.3m for carrying nine million passengers.

The protected shade of purple.
Cadbury retains hold over its trademarked shade of purple
By Alex Hern - 02 October 13:10

Pantone 2685 is Cadbury's special colour.

Watch: Mitt Romney's bin man is not a fan of Mitt Romney
By New Statesman - 02 October 12:18

Richard Hayes on the Republican presidential candidate.

A woman and some lego. Photograph, Getty Images.
Woman economists "just think different". Really?
By Martha Gill - 01 October 17:24

Survey "finds gender gap".

Nonstarters: this week's worst kickstarter video
By Fred Crawley - 01 October 13:49

The Ostrich Pillow.

This week's PR fail: the Department of Education and Megan Stammers
By Dominic Ponsford - 28 September 14:01

Teachers accused of offences against children: anonymous unless charged.

Psychology in the city
By Peter Sioen - 28 September 11:13

Growing pains.

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The ADgenda: this week's most offensive advert
By Sophie Barnes - 28 September 10:35

Fifty years of Flash.

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Preview: "A Short Film About Money"
By Michael Chanan - 27 September 15:49

A glimpse of Michael Chanan's latest film - an investigation into the Corporation of the City of London.

Video: Google Maps has a feature for when iOS 6 leads you into the sea
By Martha Gill - 27 September 15:31

New panoramic underwater images.

Will space mining become a reality?
By Sarah Blackman - 27 September 14:57

Planetary Resources to Soviet meteor diamonds and beyond.

Newspaper ad revenue falls back to the 1950s
By New Statesman - 27 September 13:59

Downwards curve.

"Premium" with everything
By New Statesman - 26 September 17:06

Why are all burgers suddenly "premium"?

Standard Chartered: will it stay independent?
By New Statesman - 26 September 15:46

Shares plummet after reports of 18 per cent sale.

Separating the Wheatley from the chaff
By Gina Miller - 26 September 14:01

Martin Wheatley is to head the FCA.