508 results

Fast furniture: Billy bookcases on the Ikea website; they start at €19

As the walls close in, many of us are sprucing them up, spurred to act after hours of looking, during weeks of working from home, at the colour of our(...)

Sportswear giant Adidas reported a 93 per cent plunge in first-quarter profit  as the impact of coronavirus hits sales. Photograph: Annegret Hilse/Reuters

Sportswear giant Adidas reported a 93 per cent plunge in first-quarter profit and a 19 per cent fall in sales, missing forecasts, and warned of a dee(...)

’It wasn’t like this in primary school. Really, it wasn’t.  I used to have light-up shoes. I had a friend whose hair was cut up to her ears.’ Stockphoto: Getty

In “The Picture Of Dorian Gray, ” Oscar Wilde writes; “All influence is immoral”. This is so because ;”to influence a person is to give him one’s own (...)

A pedestrian passes a closed Nike Inc. NikeTown store, in London, UK. Photographer: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg

Nike beat estimates for quarterly revenue on Tuesday as strong digital demand offset the first China sales drop in nearly six years from the coronavir(...)

The markets will await US manufacturing, services and composite purchasing managers’ index flash for March. Photograph: Getty

This Week: March 23rd  Monday Results: Mincon Group. Indicators: Euro zone consumer confidence flash (March); German import prices (February). (...)

A Gap store in New York. Photograph: Gabby Jones/The New York Times

US clothing retailer Gap and luxury department store operator Neiman Marcus will close their stores for two weeks, joining other retailers in a vast e(...)

Marathon runners using the controversial marathon shoe competing in Tokyo. “Essentially equipment should not come into the equation, whether that’s the 100m or the long jump or the marathon,” said John Treacy. Photograph:  Kyodo News/Getty Images

Like many people famed in the art of marathon running, John Treacy looked at the results from Tokyo last Sunday with some disbelief. Not just because (...)

Owners Karl Swaine,Diarmuid Mc Sweeney and Niall Horgan in the Gym + Coffee   shop in the Dundrum Shopping Centre. Photograph: Kyran O’Brien

Gym+Coffee exercised a novel approach when launching its athleisure clothing range to the world, proving timing is everything. Now with three permanen(...)

Revenue’s Customs Service discovered 20g of cocaine   concealed in the Nike Air Max trainers as well as 1.2kg of cannabis herb   inside three other parcels. Photograph: iStock

Cocaine and herbal cannabis have been discovered in parcel post in Dublin hidden inside a pair of Nike Max Air trainers and in parcels declared as a w(...)

BP CEO Bernard Looney is a newcomer to Instagram and a rarity. Only 11% of oil and gas company chief executives are active on social media. Photograph: AFP

Last week David Solomon, the boss of Goldman Sachs, was enjoying a spot of sunshine at a tech conference in San Francisco. Bernard Looney, BP’s new ch(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • Next
  • Last »