The week ahead in business and finance

Wednesday Shares in trench coat maker Burberry are still reeling from new boss Marco Gobbetti’s major strategy shift and the FTSE 100 fashion house has now lost the backing of revered Belgian billionaire Albert Frère….

American shale-oil producers are on a roll

JUST over a year ago Harold Hamm, billionaire boss of Continental Resources, one of the biggest shale-oil producers in America, issued a stern warning to his fellow frackers. Drill with restraint or we will “kill…

How Flixbus conquered the European coach market

MANY Europeans see long-distance coach travel across America as glamorous. That may be a legacy of a Clark Gable film from 1934 called “It Happened One Night”, about a romance between two passengers on a bus…