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Primark exceeds expectations and plans expansion

Further Primark stores will continue to open, despite the retail giant seeing a dip in full-year profits. However although the stores profits are thought to have fallen 8 per cent, like many of … Continue reading “Primark exceeds expectations and plans expansion”


Carphone Warehouse to close UK Best Buy Stores

Carphone Warehouse have announced that 11 of their Best Buy consumer electronics stores will be closing. This is less than two years after they opened.   Stores will be axed across the southeast … Continue reading “Carphone Warehouse to close UK Best Buy Stores”


Why Teambuilding Doesn’t Work In An Ecconomic Downturn

In tough economic times lower sales trigger the need for cost reductions and a slimmed down workforce – often leading to low morale and disenchanted staff that are over-worked and stressed. When we’re … Continue reading “Why Teambuilding Doesn’t Work In An Ecconomic Downturn”


WH Smith join forces with Kobo to provide ‘biggest eBook catalague in the UK’

High street giant WH Smiths revealed a strategic partnership with Canadian eBook supplier Kobo.   WH Smith have agreed a distribution deal that will see it become a seller of electronic readers for … Continue reading “WH Smith join forces with Kobo to provide ‘biggest eBook catalague in the UK’”


ECD Offering 15% Discount on Disposables

Stanmore, Middlesex, UK 10/03/2011 – Electronic Cigarette Direct, an online e-cigarette retailer featuring VAPESTICK brand products, has announced a special offer on disposable models which could save customers significant amounts of money. The … Continue reading “ECD Offering 15% Discount on Disposables”


Jongleurs plan to float on the stock market

The comedy brand, that helped launch Peter Kay and Michael McIntyre to fame, next plan is to float on the stock market in the next 18 months to finance its development plans.   … Continue reading “Jongleurs plan to float on the stock market”


Fraudster mum of nine claimed £63,000

A GYPSY mother-of-nine has admitted claiming over £63,000 worth of fraudulent benefits as a single mum – while living with her partner in their caravan.   Chavelle Price, 33, claimed she was a … Continue reading “Fraudster mum of nine claimed £63,000”


From Virgin To Virtual: How Sir Richard Branson’s PA Survived And Thrived

After suffering a stroke in 2008 Penni Pike, Richard Branson’s Executive PA of 31 dynamic years, was told she would not walk or talk again.   Today, however, she has overcome the odds … Continue reading “From Virgin To Virtual: How Sir Richard Branson’s PA Survived And Thrived”


Young Drivers Hit With £4,000 Average Car Insurance Cost

This is the first time since the Confused.com/Towers Watson Car Insurance Price Index began in 2006 that average annual car insurance costs for young men have exceeded £4,000. Bizarrely, young male drivers in … Continue reading “Young Drivers Hit With £4,000 Average Car Insurance Cost”


Why Goal Setting Can Ruin Your Life and Your Health

We live in a world where acquisition and achievement have become all important. A whole movement, which studied the psychology of success over the past 40 years, has taught us that the only … Continue reading “Why Goal Setting Can Ruin Your Life and Your Health”


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