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High street retailer fined £1 Million for safety failings

Marks and Spencer plc and three of its contractors have been fined for putting members of the public, staff and construction workers at risk of exposure to asbestos-containing materials during the refurbishment of … Continue reading “High street retailer fined £1 Million for safety failings”

99p Stores to expand

99p Stores are set to double in size with the help extended banking facilities of over £20m. Thanks to Barclay’s bank the high street retailer will be expanding into Ireland.   As a … Continue reading “99p Stores to expand”

Girls guitar sales soaring

FEMALE musicians are being credited with a huge boost in guitar sales, as more and more women are being inspired by celebrities like KT Tunstall, Avril Lavigne and the late Amy Winehouse. Guitar … Continue reading “Girls guitar sales soaring”

Sports Direct moves into fashion, buying USC and Cruise

The sports retail giant has brought an 80% stake in two high street clothing shops, owned by retail tycoon Sir Tom Hunter. Paying £7million to take control, Sir Tom will retain a mere … Continue reading “Sports Direct moves into fashion, buying USC and Cruise”

Tesco reveals lowest price school uniform

Tesco is already gearing up for back to school in September, even though the summer tern has only just started, by unveiling its one-price-fits-all school uniform. Despite rising cotton prices, Tesco has managed … Continue reading “Tesco reveals lowest price school uniform”

Sainsbury’s Help Farmers Go Green At The Bath And West Agricultural Show

Sainsbury’s has outlined a major initiative at the Bath and West show to help farmers go green, prevent tonnes of carbon from being wasted while also saving thousands of pounds in fuel and … Continue reading “Sainsbury’s Help Farmers Go Green At The Bath And West Agricultural Show”

All Saints comes back from the brink

The retail giant, All Saints, may have found it saviours in a lucky escape from closing down many of it’s stores. A last minute deal was pulled off rescuing 2,000 staff and keeping … Continue reading “All Saints comes back from the brink”

March shows unexpected fall in inflation

Inflation figures for March showed an unexpected drop for the first month since last July, easing some of the building pressure on the Bank of England to increase interest rates. The consumer price … Continue reading “March shows unexpected fall in inflation”

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