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Aldi store in Maypole, Birmingham. credit: Mathew Growcoot / newsteam 06.03.11

Aldi ranks as sixth largest UK supermarket

Discount supermarket chain Aldi has moved up the grocery ranks to become the sixth largest supermarket in the UK, with a 5.3% share of the grocery market, according to figures released on Wednesday by market research company Kantar Worldpanel. Grocery […]

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FedEx to acquire Dutch rival TNT Express for €4.4 billion in cash

US transportation, e-commerce and business services company FedEx Corporation and its Dutch rival TNT Express N.V, which offers global express distribution, logistics and international mail service of

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Increase in clothing sales boosts M&A share price

Marks & Spencer fashion marketing has resulted in an increase of 1.9% in the retail company's clothing sales for the three months to 28 March 2015, reportedly


Mixed results for Scotch Whisky exports in 2014

Exports of Scotch Whisky fell by 7% to GBP3.95bn in 2014, compared to GBP4.26bn in 2013, according to the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA), which reported on Wednesday

Car Manufacturing

British car industry accelerates production with investments of £1bn

Car manufacturing in the UK is being further boosted by new investment commitments that total GBP1.05bn, motor trade association the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT)

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United Kingdom Gets Superconnected

The British government's Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) revealed on Wednesday that over 14,000 small businesses in the UK have received broadband grants of up to


British Land completes £733m property exchange transaction with Tesco

Supermarket chain Tesco Plc revealed on Friday that it intends to refocus on its

Tax Return

UK government to clamp down on tax evaders

New criminal offences and higher penalties will be imposed on tax evaders and the professionals who enable tax evasion, as part of the UK

George Osborne

George Osborne announces plans to increase tax-free allowances in Budget 2015

UK government department HM Treasury revealed on Wednesday that the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced in his Budget 2015 speech that

BRITAIN - Riot Clean Up

British government launches review on national business rates

A review into the structure of the UK's current business rates system was launched on Monday by HM Treasury and Chief Secretary to the Treasury,

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