Category: BUSINESS

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House of Fraser closing four more stores within shopping centres

House of Fraser closing four more stores within shopping centres as talks between Mike Ashley and landlord failSites in Lakeside, Gateshead, Norwich and Nottingham sites to closeAshley urges landlords to…

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INCENTIVE TO DONATE: The Centenary Poppy Fixed Isa, from Coventry Building Society, pays 2.1 per cent per annum over five years

Launch of dedicated ‘Poppy’ bank accounts gives boost for Armed Forces

Coventry BS reveals its latest Poppy Bond savings accounts which give a boost to veterans and pay 2.1% interestBy Laura Shannon, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 18:59 EST, 10 November…

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Decrease: London was sixth on the list with an average property price reduction of 6.89% 

Property prices pushed down by over valuations, a lack of supply and Brexit, say estate agents

Overvaluation of properties, lack of supply and Brexit have been given as the main reasons from estate agents as to why prices are having to be cut in pockets of…

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Tapi Carpets to make job cuts as brutal retail market takes its toll

Three-year old floorings chain Tapi Carpets has started laying off staff, as it is struck by the same torrid market conditions that hurt its rival Carpetright and other retailers.The fledgling…

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Ikea has 21 big box stores in the UK, but is also testing out a tranche of smaller shops 

Ikea bucks the retail blues as new stores and online sales give the flat pack giant a lift

Ikea bucks the retail blues as new UK stores and website upgrades give the flat pack furniture giant a sales liftIkea's full-year sales rose 5.9% to £1.96 billion in the…

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Sky finally launches Netflix via its Sky Q boxes

Sky TV customers can now watch Netflix on their existing Sky Q set top boxes.The move brings it in line with rival set top boxes that have long allowed users…

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A large amount of parents of school children pay up to £1,000 a year on school trips - yet many believe they are unaffordable

Parents are paying out thousands for their children to go on school trips

The soaring price of school trips means many parents are forking out thousands of pounds a year for their children's excursions - or simply having to kibosh the trip entirely.One…

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Planning young: a retirement roadmap

Retirement contribution limits will rise in 2019

Good news retirement savers: The Internal Revenue Service announced cost of living increases to the contribution limits for retirement-related plans in 2019. Annual contribution limits to 401(k)s will increase to…

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