US giants size up £400m bid for Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia

Giant American fashion and investment corporations are eyeing up bids for Topshop and its parent group Arcadia. Authentic Brands – which owns a stable of global fashion businesses including Juicy Couture – is understood to be among the interested parties. Rival contenders include private equity titans Fortress, Elliott Management, Apollo and OpCapita, sources told The […]

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Inhaled vaccine induces fast, strong immune response in mice and non-human primates

Researchers demonstrate in a proof-of-concept study that a phage-based inhalation delivery system for vaccines generates potent antibody responses in mice and non-human primates, without causing lung damage. The findings suggest that a safe and effective lung delivery system could one day be used for vaccines and therapeutics against respiratory diseases. The results appear December 10 […]

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