May 3, 2012

So will we, in future, crack open a Weetabix at the breakfast table and unravel a fortune cookie message to help us through our day ahead? Probably not but…

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April 27, 2012

Revolting shareholders! Are they purely greedy or do they have a point? Barclays Bank shareholders have revolted against Executive pay packages in the latest of the newest trend of shareholder dissent.

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January 6, 2009

How many of us have a real sympathy for the final closure of Woolworths?

From US store to British bastion of retail goodies and oddities, Woolworths has provided 100 years* of UK shopping but all good things must come to an end… so they say… or should they?

Isn’t it a bit amazing that all those people were saying “poor Woolworths” while ‘raiding’ the shop for any bargain they could place their hands on. Had those very same shoppers paid the same attention to Woolworths when it was open, it may actually never have closed!

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January 5, 2009

Sadly, in its 250th year, the world renowned Wedgwood has been sacrificed to the financial fate of administration.

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