Within a day of the announcement of Britain’s next blockbuster royal wedding, Paul Hirst stepped up production at his factory in northern England.
Kim Bourke will travel almost halfway around the world from her home in Australia to attend a London wedding she hasn’t even been invited to. She’ll have a lot of company.
In Bangladesh, the difference between a safe factory and an unsafe one comes down to a few cents.
When naming his successor, former Marks & Spencer Group Plc Chief Executive Officer Stuart Rose said Marc Bolland didn’t need to “know detail. He doesn’t need to pick blue, green or yellow blouses.”
U.K. online shopping will grow at a “significantly” slower pace as the Internet becomes more common among the population and government spending cuts weigh on shoppers, according to Verdict Research.
Occupy London’s last protest camp may hinder bankers’ lunchtime burritos more than their bonuses.
Marks & Spencer Group Plc, Britain’s largest clothing retailer, plans to double store numbers in India and expand its lingerie offering there, making the Asian nation its largest international market.
The lace gown that Kate Middleton wore for her wedding to Prince William is the centerpiece of Buckingham Palace’s annual open house -- fitted on a headless mannequin that Queen Elizabeth II pronounced “horrid.”
With a seventh of storefronts in Britain’s malls and town centers standing empty, U.K. merchants are filling the spaces with temporary outlets to help salvage a difficult year.