America is weeks from choosing its next president. After years of pulling back from the international stage, are we poised to see a different approach in US foreign policy?
Lex's Stuart Kirk and Vincent Boland analyse the scuppering of a tie-up deal between EADS and BAE Systems to create the world's biggest defence and aerospace company. They discuss if this now threatens the future of Tom Enders as EADS chief executive. Related Articles: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/ca68e27a-1459-11e2-8ef2-00144feabdc0.html http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/8dbf90bc-13b9-11e2-8260-00144feabdc0.html http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/1d6e3eae-1386-11e2-9ac6-00144feabdc0.html
Frieze, London's leading contemporary art fair, has this year set up an additional event to run alongside its original. Frieze Masters mixes the old with the new by opening its doors to work as far back as antiquity
Today's fashion consumer welcomes global design references, says Diane von Furstenberg. The fashion designer talks at New York Fashion Week to the FT's Vanessa Friedman about the inspiration of palaces in her latest dress design, China and fighting piracy. Related articles: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/3b4875fc-f6a3-11e1-9dff-00144feabdc0.html Or visit the FT online hub for creative and commercial reports on the luxury goods industry: http://www.ft.com/intl/companies/luxury-360
http://www.FT.com/ It is no longer enough to be a luxury or heritage brand.
http://www.FT.com/ From the FT Business of Luxury Summit in Morocco, François Pinault, CEO of PPR, one of the world's biggest luxury companies, tells FT editor Lionel Barber why he's very optimistic on the prospects for the luxury industry, China and the world economy. For more video content from the FT, visit the Financial Times video section at: http://www.ft.com/video
http://www.FT.com/ Fabrizio Freda, chief executive of Estée Lauder, tells the FT's Barney Jopson that US luxury spending is improving and there is still a place for magazine and TV advertising. Despite being invited by the Lauder family to transform a business where sales were slumping under family leadership, Freda says family control still has advantages. For more video content from the FT, visit the Financial Times video section at: http://www.ft.com/video
Today on Off Duty: Wendy Bounds reports from the West 4th Street basketball court in NYC where she talks March Madness with WSJ's Ben Cohen.
Founder Ron Robinson of BeautyStat.com discusses job creation, financing and exciting partnerships his lifestyle firm has in the pipeline for 2012.
Saks, Macy's and H&M are embedding their marketing message directly into NBC's new show, "Fashion Star," in a bid to reach consumers, William Launder reports on Markets Hub.