Jeans and trainers: when brands get woke
Should brands be political? Levi Strauss came out against the US gun lobby just days after Nike’s controversial Colin Kaepernick adverts. But many are uncomfortable with “woke” brands.
How Apple became the first $1 trillion company
Can it stay on top? Yesterday, Apple unveiled a range of new iPhones. The original handset was launched in 2007, sparking a phenomenon that made Apple the global tech superpower it is today.
Rage as ‘greedy bankers’ take bonuses
Despite widespread blame for our economic woes and a renewed outbreak of banker bashing, top financiers are due for another bumper year.
Miracle and disaster as China grows rich
Boomtime for industry in China has brought health risks for the population, with frequent poisonings and accidents. But there are benefits as well.
UK Drugs Trade - Smugglers Get Creative
Drug smugglers are trying inventive new tactics. Can border police stop the illegal trade into the country? And are they targeting the wrong people?