Julian Dunkerton started out selling clothes at a stall in Cheltenham in 1985. Now he has built a global brand present in 46 countries and is venturing into drinks and hotels. Jane Lewis reports.
Ma Huateng, the co-founder of Chinese internet giant Tencent, lacks the profile of his namesake and rival at Alibaba, Jack Ma, but his aims are no less ambitious
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Put on the spot by the vicious feuding at the White House, Rebekah Mercer had to choose sides.
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The fall from grace of Isabel dos Santos, the daughter of the former Angolan leader, has put a severe dent in her fortunes.
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The sacking of London Stock Exchange boss Xavier Rolet prompted a huge row in the City.
The Sacklers face widespread accusations that they owe their wealth in part to the worst drugs crisis in US history.
More than a decade after it was founded by Andrey Andreev, Badoo remains the world’s largest social network you’ve probably never heard of.