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De Beers diamond sales improve despite market challenges
De Beers diamond sales improve despite market challenges
Anglo American announced this morning that sales at diamond specialists De Beers had hit their highest level since June, but [...]
November 13, 2019
Mulberry losses widen in 'promotion led' UK high street
Mulberry losses widen in 'promotion led' UK high street
Luxury handbag retailer Mulberry widened its losses in the first half of the year as it struggled in the UK’s [...]
November 13, 2019
Eurozone industrial production beats predictions but Germany still weak
Eurozone industrial production beats predictions but Germany still weak
Industrial production the Eurozone grew for the second straight month in September, official figures showed today, beating analysts’ expectations. Read [...]
November 13, 2019
Biffa profit rises as division reorganisation pays off
Biffa profit rises as division reorganisation pays off
Waste managers Biffa confirmed its full year guidance this morning on the back of a “strong performance” in the first [...]
November 13, 2019
Has WeWork destroyed SoftBank's credibility?
Has WeWork destroyed SoftBank's credibility?
By John Colley at Warwick Business School Why is Japanese investment firm SoftBank investing a further $8 billion into WeWork, [...]
November 13, 2019
General Election poll: Conservatives gain double-digit lead over Labour
General Election poll: Conservatives gain double-digit lead over Labour
The latest General Election polls show the Conservatives with strong double-digit leads over Labour, largely thanks to the Brexit Party’s [...]
November 13, 2019
Coca-Cola HBC's revenue fizzes up in third quarter despite bad weather
Coca-Cola HBC's revenue fizzes up in third quarter despite bad weather
Shares in Coca-Cola HBC have risen this morning after the Coca-Cola company bottler reported an increase in revenue for the [...]
November 13, 2019
Wizz Air is planning to expand in London 'no matter what happens to Brexit'
Wizz Air is planning to expand in London 'no matter what happens to Brexit'
Low cost flyer Wizz Air is planning to spread its wings in its key London market, “no matter what happens [...]
November 13, 2019
Ocean Outdoor grows revenue amid Rugby World Cup boost
Ocean Outdoor grows revenue amid Rugby World Cup boost
Ocean Outdoor has posted a double-digit rise in revenue for the third quarter after securing an exclusive deal with ITV [...]
November 13, 2019
SSE profit rises as it calls for political action on renewables
SSE profit rises as it calls for political action on renewables
Big Six energy supplier SSE swung back into profit in this morning’s half-year results, as its chief executive called on [...]
November 13, 2019
Speedy Hire striding forward as profit and revenue grow
Speedy Hire striding forward as profit and revenue grow
Speedy Hire, the UK’s leading tools and equipment rental company, posted strong interim results this morning, with profit and revenue [...]
November 13, 2019
UK inflation falls to near three-year low as energy prices are capped
UK inflation falls to near three-year low as energy prices are capped
UK inflation fell to its slowest rate in almost three years in October, official figures showed today, as growth was [...]
November 13, 2019
Boris Johnson’s election pledge: Let’s end Brexit groundhog day
Boris Johnson’s election pledge: Let’s end Brexit groundhog day
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to call on voters to end the “groundhoggery” of Brexit in his first major [...]
November 13, 2019
London house prices suffer UK's biggest September drop
London house prices suffer UK's biggest September drop
House prices in London suffered the biggest September drop in the UK, according to the latest data. Homes in the [...]
November 13, 2019