Gillian Tett, US managing editor, is a guest commentator in PBS Frontline’s “Money, Power and Wall Street,” a four-hour special report on the fiercest financial crisis since the Great Depression. The program airs tonight at 9:00 PM ET on PBS affiliates throughout the United States.
The Financial Times will host its eighth annual Business of Luxury Summit on 30 May – 1 June 2012, at the Four Seasons, Marrakech, Morocco. Lionel Barber, editor of the Financial Times, will chair what has become the must-attend annual global gathering for luxury executives, corporate decision-makers and financiers.
This year’s Summit is themed ‘The Lifestyle Revolution’ and will explore the increased intermingling of luxury and lifestyle. Speakers include chairmen, founders and chief executives from some of the world’s most successful luxury businesses, who will discuss the macro-economic factors influencing consumer decisions; what it means when a luxury brand calls itself a lifestyle brand; and how to manage risks associated with brand extension and diversifying from core expertise.
iPad app from the Financial Times’ multi award-winning luxury
lifestyle magazine reaches a new milestone
Just seven months after its launch, the FT’s How To Spend It iPad app has surpassed 100,000 downloads. The free app, which has been profitable since launch – and which was shortlisted this week for a Webby Award – offers 80 complete issues of the luxury lifestyle magazine, plus thousands of online exclusives by its award-winning team of writers. The vast archive is available to the user with minimal waiting time because the app intelligently downloads content as users browse. Now on version 2.1, the app is even quicker to load and easier to browse.
The app provides a unique user experience within the magazine sector and includes: