Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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Covid fear causes shoppers to shun Christmas sales

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Covid fear causes shoppers to shun Christmas salesPubliziert18 minutes agoShareCloseShare pageCopy the linkSharingImage source, Getty ImagesNew data from Covid shows that Monday's post-Christmas sales saw a 37.2% drop in the number of participants,...
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Boss at LV= defends sales amid backlash

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Image source, AlamyA well-known insurer's boss has stood by its sale to an American private equity firm amid criticism from some members and politicians.Chief executive at LV= Mark Hartigan stated that a Bain...
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Samsung selects Texas to be the new location for its $17bn chip manufacturing plant

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Samsung picks Texas for new $17bn chip manufacturing plantPublished1 hour agoShareCloseShare pageCopy this linkSharingImage source, EPASamsung has chosen a site close to the city of Taylor in Texas for its new $17bn (£12.7bn)...
House of Spells co-owner Elvijs Plugis

Port delays: 'We've run out of Harry Potter stock'

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Retailers are reporting that delays at UK ports have had a serious impact on their ability to sell products.Two retailers told BBC that there is a shortage in official Harry Potter merchandise.The pandemic...
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Asos CEO leaves firm warning profits will plummet

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Asos announced the resignation of its chief executive with immediate effect. The online fashion company warned rising costs could cause a decline in its profit margins.The board announced that Nick Beighton had resigned...
Chancellor Rishi Sunak

UK businesses will need to declare climate impact

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New rules will require large UK firms to report their environmental impact under the guidance of the chancellor. This applies to both investment products as well as pension schemes. This is in advance...
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Don't use refund firms to claim tax rebates, says Which?

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Which warns that you shouldn't claim tax rebates by using refund agencies.Published2 days agoShareCloseShare pageCopy this linkSharingImage source, Getty ImagesAccording to Which?, using a company for tax rebate claims could cost you hundreds...
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is flanked by members of the House Democratic Caucus as she holds the continuing resolution she signed to avoid a U.S. government shutdown during a bill enrollment ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 30, 2021

Shutdown: Congress approves keeping the US government open

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President Joe Biden approved a temporary measure to fund the government until December, and prevent another federal shutdown.Congress passed the bill just minutes before funding expired. Federal museums, national parks, safety programmes...
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THG shares rise as Matthew Moulding, founder of the company, suggests going private

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Image source, ThG HoldingsTHG, the boss of the health and beauty company THG, has suggested that he might take the company private. This is just over a year after it was listed on...
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Amazon will pay $500,000 to Covid Data not Sharing

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Amazon will pay $500,000 to Covid Data not SharingPublishedIt was 57 minutes agoShareCloseShare pageCopy this linkSharingImage source, AmazonAmazon settled a California lawsuit over allegations that it didn't adequately inform warehouse workers about Covid-19...
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