Procter & Gamble’s lines include “celebrity perfumes”, including Christina Aguilera’s.  Photograph: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images

As marketing strategies go, “we plan to offer consumers less choice” is an unusual one. Certainly it is not a line you hear consumer goods supremos sa(...)

Everyone has commented on how smart the new leader of General Motors, Mary Barra,  is and admired her delightful plain talk in saying “no more crappy cars”. But no one has yet praised her hair. Photograph: Earl Wilson/The New York Times

Lucy KellawayLast week I discovered that I am a feminist, after all. Until then I had thought that women who did professional jobs were a privileged g(...)