Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts - one of only three female CEOs in the FTSE 100 - has stepped down in order to join Apple as senior vice president...

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By New Statesman - 15 Oct 2013

Leaves FTSE 100 with only two female CEOs.

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By New Statesman - 15 Oct 2013

The infant formula maker halts nutrition awareness programme.

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By New Statesman - 15 Oct 2013

The struggling Canadian smartphone maker's latest move comes in the wake of...

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By New Statesman - 14 Oct 2013

Prime Minister Enda Kenny makes the announcement at the Fine Gael party's annual...

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By New Statesman - 14 Oct 2013

Urge lawmakers to increase borrowing limit

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By New Statesman - 11 Oct 2013

The purchase price includes about $1.19bn of net tangible assets and $260m in goodwill...

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By New Statesman - 11 Oct 2013

The acquired business will be managed under a separate platform and will be overseen...

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By New Statesman - 10 Oct 2013

During the month, the German automaker improved sales in nearly all of its markets....

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By New Statesman - 10 Oct 2013

The new appointees will be based in New York.

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By New Statesman - 10 Oct 2013

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Outside chances: Alexa Clay espouses a revisionist brand of economics.
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By Barbara Speed - 30 Jul 2015

Barbara Speed meets Alexa Clay over a fruit pressé to talk about...

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By Barbara Speed - 23 Jul 2015

According to an ex-employee, around 5 per cent of the company's staff have shared...

A model of Chongquing built from coins. Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images
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By Jonathan Fenby - 15 Jul 2015

China's admirers like to compare its Communist leadership to a meritocratic mandarin...

A customer pays for their tube journey using an Apple Watch. Photo: Getty.
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By Barbara Speed - 14 Jul 2015

In certain shops, with certain banks, you can now pay amounts up to £20 using certain...

The village of Saltaire: one of Britain's model towns. Photo: Bethany Clarke/Getty Images
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By Ben Myers - 26 May 2015

Saltaire was constructed as a Victorian utopia for the workers in Titus Salt's mill....

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By Jacob de Tusch-Lec - 21 May 2015

Artemis’ Jacob de Tusch-Lec and journalist Alexis Xydias discuss the impact of Greece...

Patrolling areas of the Mediterranean for illegal driftnets, Jun 2013. Photo © by Chris Grodotzki
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By Xan Rice - 21 May 2015

With up to one-third of fish harvested...

Keep it foolish: London’s “cool” has built an economy around tech-savvy young people. Photo: Wayne Tippetts/Rex
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By Felix Martin - 19 May 2015

Most of us rolled our eyes at the invasion of hipsters, but the “Flat White Economy”...

A bitcoin QR code. Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images
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By Jan Skoyles - 30 Apr 2015

It could usurp the monetary system as we know it, but getting to grips with the...

A woman underneath the EU flag. Photo: Carl Court/Getty Images
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By Bill Robinson - 27 Apr 2015

It might save money now, but leaving the EU could have consequences for businesses...