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By Adam Gale Thursday, 27 November 2014
Brent crude drops to $76 a barrel ahead of the OPEC conference. That's a good thing, right?
With independent fragrance stores blossoming around the country, the UK's artisan scent industry is experiencing its 'punk rock' moment. Oliver Bennett reports.
MT ARCHIVE: In the light of Harriet Green's surprise departure from Thomas Cook, here's another chance to read this piece on why female bosses can be judged more harshly than their male counterparts.
The former Barclay's boss wants to build the continent's biggest finance group.
MT ARCHIVE: With the East Coast main line franchise awarded to Stagecoach and Virgin trains today, MT looks back at its commercial director Peter Williams' case for privatisation.
Every big drug company worth its salt wants to find a cure for the virus.
The discount retailer now serves five million customers every week.
The big supermarkets haven't done enough to respond to customers, according to Tesco's feted former boss.
The music streaming service's massive growth doesn't make up for profit problems.
The European Commission president announces a major new investment, but how much is hot air?
The taxi startup may have more than doubled in value since June. What controversy?
The IoD's Simon Walker said the news was a 'red rag' to anti-capitalists ahead of the general election.
The travel company's chief exec told MT's Inspiring Women conference last week that the company's turnaround would take around six years, not two.
The boss of Discovery Networks UK advises women to understand what makes them happy at work.
World football's governing body has been hit by sponsor woes in the wake of the Qatar report.
Finance chief Anthony Noto mistakenly tweets a private message about a mysterious takeover. Lol.
The catalogue King is relinquishing its paper crown for click and collect.
Kingfisher's third quarter profits fall almost 12%, a couple of weeks before Ian Cheshire hands over the hammer and nails.
Zoopla CEO Alex Chesterman said its new competitor Agents' Mutual could alienate consumers.
Royal Mail is letting Amazon make deliveries to post offices. If you can't beat 'em...
The KPMG partner and vice chairman says that taking a chance is at the heart of being successful.
The super-conductive material is one atom thick and 200 times stronger than steel.
The online retail empire plans to build a fashion photography studio, a sign it has the nation's catwalks in its sights.
Many entrepreneurs don't know how to set about selling their businesses, says Finish Big author Bo Burlingham.
The graphical exploration of London's infinite variety is endlessly fascinating - and it's funny and original too, says Chris Blackhurst.
Past disasters should be part of any company's narrative, says Nigel Nicholson.
What implications would a vote in favour of exiting the EU have for employment law?
EDITOR'S BLOG: The Thomas Cook boss has left in a serious hurry. What happened?
This thrilling account of a 16th-century voyage across the top of Russia also excels at describing the birth of the modern company, says Mathew Lyons.
MT DIARY: Comfort gives the Dutch courage. Swiss politics is on a roll. Do your dim sums, Mr Osborne.
About half of adults begin every year with some form of resolution. But why do they give up so easily?
Five quick tips to get your worklife going again.
The story behind the Euro-quango whose Rosetta mission finally puts Nasa in the shade.
Young people have rejected the left-wing old guard's pessimistic outlook on starting a business.
MY LIFE/STYLE: The co-founder of watchmaker Bremont loves flying his 1930s Gipsy Moth when he's not chopping down a tree or two.
SPONSORED: On the acquisition trail and looking to free up cash? Here's how to fund your next phase of growth.
There are deep divisions on the streets of Rochester and Blackpool and UKIP is making merry with them, says Matthew Gwyther.
MT EXPERT: You don't have to be a coding god to run a tech start-up. In fact a little bit of judicious ignorance can be a good thing, says Wax Digital's Daniel Ball
Rachel Lowe MBE, Sarah Walter and Katerina Skoberne all lost their businesses.
Michael Jackson topped Forbes' rich list of deceased celebrities, but Bob Marley and his marijuana merchandise could be closing in.
Shareholders are being fleeced by bureaucrats. They need to take the power back, says Banker's Umbrella.
The MT Interview
By Andrew Saunders Thursday, 30 October 2014
THE MT INTERVIEW: Gatwick's CEO is lobbying hard for the green light to build London's new runway. Has he made locals an offer they can't refuse?
Heather McGregor tells MT's Inspiring Women conference there's no point dropping hints if you want a promotion.
YOU LIVE AND YOU LEARN: The Ann Summers boss has been poisoned, arrested and sent a bullet in the post, but nothing matches the pain of losing her son.
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