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By Chris Blackhurst Tuesday, 30 June 2015
THE MT INTERVIEW: With dipping sales figures, the rise of the discounters and a charismatic predecessor to live up to, you would have thought the new CEO of Sainsbury's might be a little daunted. But you'd be wrong.
Tsipras pulls out of talks, issues capital controls and calls a referendum on Eurogroup proposals, but Europe may well call his bluff.
Carolyn Fairbairn has the unenviable/super exciting task of steering the business lobby group through the EU referendum.
Hyatt puts cash into Onefinestay's $40m fundraising, as some hotel groups cash in rather than compete with upstarts.
From banks and accountancy firms to tech giants and supermarkets, more companies than ever are out and proud.
Disappearing chocolate, Swedish meatballs and a Truffle Pig.
Talks are going right up to the last minute (again), but the Greeks haven't yet accepted a deal.
EU leaders agree to the prime minister's call for detailed talks on Britain's membership terms, but they may not be so agreeable in December.
The budget airline boss thinks quotas are 'counter-productive', but PLCs should cast the net wider when hiring female directors.
Tesco's sales decline slows as 'Drastic Dave' gets back to basics, but that may not be enough to save it.
The Swedish furniture chain is looking to attract time-poor consumers.
Employee ownership allows management to better take tough decisions, says Britain's Most Admired Leader.
Start-ups may be super cool in developed countries, but in poorer parts of the world many are forced to go it alone.
Time is fast running out for a deal to save Greece from debt default, but Tsipras' proposals don't go far enough for the troika.
The department store hasn't shaken its reputation for never-ending sales.
The tech giant is making its Google Play playlists free in the US, just before Apple Music's launch.
A study claims Britain's economy could be boosted by £100bn if more older people were in work.
Miami Dolphins' owner is reportedly working with the Qataris to finally get CVC off the hook. But what about Bernie?
Voices for and against Britain leaving the EU get louder as David Cameron attempts to renegotiate the country's membership.
The ascendant John Lewis has overtaken Manchester's mired mutual.
The companies are teaming up to launch a content marketing agency dubbed Truffle Pig.
If leaders choose the right cause to campaign on, the results can be phenomenal for their brand, business and themselves
HOW I BEAT THE ODDS: The CEO of Tempus Energy has worked insane hours, changed the course of her business and learned how to take risks.
Crash Course: Summer's here and with it Wimbledon, The Ashes, Glyndebourne... and a chance to impress your clients. Here's how to get the sun to shine on your hospitality.
EDITOR'S BLOG: We're getting closer to G-Day, so let's make it a Ger-xit.
AUTHOR Q&A: Break up big supermarkets and ban smartphones for kids, says Steve Hilton
From swiping groceries to printing boarding passes, companies increasingly make us do more for ourselves. But who benefits from self-service, and is the aggro worth it?
When the recession hit, Ireland went from strong man to sick man of Europe in a heartbeat. Now it's in recovery, but will it last?
Why I'm hooked on Uber, the view from Corfu and the time I entered the murky world of sport.
YOU LIVE AND YOU LEARN: The chief economic adviser at CEBR and ex-wife of disgraced former cabinet minister Chris Huhne on life after jail, sexist work culture and why Europe needs to give Greece a hand.
MT got a rare glimpse inside the tech giant's 'Envisioning Centre' at its Washington HQ.
The crowdfunding platform is booming, but investors are still waiting for a chance to recoup some cash.
EDITOR'S BLOG: Bowls on Wednesday at the WI can be more dramatic than a Grand Prix these days.
POWER MUMS: The journalist and author is 'angrier but less vitriolic' now she has children.
Belinda Williams has taken Yorkshire Provender from a cottage industry to employing 40 people.
The nominations for this year's Power Part Time 50 are open. Here are a few of 2014's impressive stars to wet your whistle.
If you're more of an ideas person then it could be worth getting a details obsessive on board.
From Netflix to Lego, start-ups to the FTSE 100, creativity can be found everywhere at the top of business.
From movement-tracking beacons to new payment methods, the shop of the future could look totally different.
The MT Interview
By Matthew Lynn Wednesday, 20 May 2015
THE MT INTERVIEW: Poundland's CEO has reached a crucial point in his career, with a takeover of 99p stores underway and expansion abroad. Even the famous £1 price promise isn't sacred...
The night-time industry doesn't want to be known as a hotbed of brawls and binge drinking.
Giles Andrews has built Zopa into a disruptive financial force.
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