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Digital remedy for High Street malaise

Industry leaders, organised as the Digital High Street Advisory Board, have announced a five-year strategy to reinvigorate the UK’s traditional High Streets and proposed the adoption of four major inter-dependent digital initiatives by 2020. 1,215 more words


Payday pandemonium: caps for consumers


Remember last November’s ‘Black Friday’? Images of customers clutching televisions like they were going out of fashion, shielding their wares like irate bears guarding their cubs. 712 more words


Retail Sales Figures for November Grow Due to Black Friday and Online Sales

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) says November retail trading was saved by Black Friday and online sales – with electrical goods being the top sellers although premium foods also benefited.

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Supermarkets selling contaminated chickens

Despite knowing that the chickens on their shelves are contaminated with a potentially lethal bacterium campylobacter. This makes almost 300,000 people ill each year. 564 more words


In work or out of work, the Tories don't give a shit about you.

Reposted from the Independent

This comment on the article from “Jools” says it all …

JOOLS 1 hours ago

Nobody cares about workers anymore. This Government has made it acceptable that workers health, safety and lack of pay is collateral damage to the profit taking and executive pay. 932 more words

Is the Dough about to go Dry?

There’s an age-old saying, “Cash is King”, but in today’s tech-heavy society, does it still hold its regal position? A well crafted experiment by Handepay in the UK, showed that maybe we should be banking on the death of cash. 344 more words


Supermarkets target kids with junk food at checkouts

Now Tesco has announced that it will stop the practice in smaller stores by the end of the year. It was under some pressure to do so. 189 more words