For victims of disaster, the nightmare doesn’t end when the media averts its gaze
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Friday 15 January 2010
The downward trend for clothes expenditure over the past decade is not because we are buying less. Far from it – the Noughties saw a vast surge in consumption levels of clothing and footwear. It is because the items themselves are so much cheaper now than they were10 years ago.
Wednesday 13 January 2010
Fashion and homewares retailer Matalan sweetened its £1.5 billion auction today by revealing further strong growth over the Christmas period.
Sunday 22 November 2009
Pressure is mounting for Morrisons' chief executive, Marc Bolland, to leave the company as soon as possible following the news that he has landed the top job at Marks & Spencer. He was chosen because of his experience of food retailing and his expertise in building international brands, learned during his 19 years at Heineken.
Monday 07 September 2009
TODAY: Britain's battered high streets will be in focus at the beginning of a busy week when Associated British Foods provides a trading update.
Wednesday 03 June 2009
Wednesday 27 May 2009
British Home Stores (Bhs), owned by the tycoon Sir Philip Green, has turned the screws on its suppliers as the billionaire merges the retailer with his Arcadia fashion group. Bhs, which has 185 branches, said it was increasing the discount rate for suppliers from 11.25 per cent to 14.25 per cent from 1 July, in a move that is reported to have angered some of them.
Friday 03 April 2009
Thursday 02 April 2009
Wednesday 07 January 2009
Saturday 11 October 2008
Thursday 10 July 2008
Sunday 06 July 2008
I made sure I came to this house with almost nothing: a bag of clothes, an airbed and a few modernist pieces I had bought in America. The beauty of a place like this is you only need 10 bits of furniture to fill it.
Tuesday 01 July 2008
Sunday 30 March 2008
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more