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Friday 24 February 2012
The Government's under-fire scheme to get unemployed people back into jobs by having them work without pay suffered another blow after Poundland became the latest firm to withdraw and demand that ministers rethink the programme.
Saturday 18 February 2012
Backlash spreads against project that forces benefit claimants to give their time for free
Sunday 12 February 2012
The fate of more than 9,000 staff at Peacocks will be decided this week, as the high street's biggest administration since Woolworths in 2008 comes to a head.
Tuesday 24 January 2012
1. Retro Yellow
There isn't anything subtle about this retro vase from Jasmineway but if you are looking for a statement vase, this is the one for you.
Tuesday 17 January 2012
Out-of-town fashion and homeware retailer Matalan today hailed its Christmas television advert as it revealed a surge in sales in the run-up to the festive period.
Sunday 04 September 2011
Thursday 09 June 2011
The fashion retailer New Look yesterday laid bare the depth of its annus horribilis in 2010 that saw its pre-tax profits evaporate after a series of self-inflicted wounds on pricing, fashion ranges and cost controls.
Thursday 02 June 2011
The Hut, the online retailer, has acquired the sports nutrition retailer Myprotein.com in a deal worth £58m. The fast-growing internet specialist, which is considering a flotation this year, said Myprotein would complement its acquisition of Mankind Direct, the web retailer of men's grooming products, for £2.5m last year.
Friday 06 May 2011
Thursday 14 April 2011
New Look is on the verge of hiring Alistair McGeorge, the former chief executive of Matalan, as its chairman at a turbulent time for the fashion retailer.
Tuesday 12 April 2011
The discount fashion retailer Matalan is poised to hire Darren Blackhurst, a former executive at Asda, as its new chief executive.
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PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
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- 2 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 4 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber announces he's 'retiring from music'
- 5 Children evacuated from swimming pool after prosthetic leg mistaken for paedophile