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Summer statement: the UK's Covid-19 economic crisis in five key charts

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Ahead of Rishi Sunak's statement we look at public finances, economic growth, jobs, retail and the housing market Rishi Sunak is preparing to deliver his set-piece tax and...
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Ryan Bourne: Sunak should not and cannot try today to restore pre-virus Britain. It's gone - and we must now adapt

1 hour ago   |   Conservative Home

Ryan Bourne holds the R Evan Scharf Chair in Public Understanding of Economics at the Cato Institute. Rishi Sunak earned plaudits for his dealing with the immediate economic...
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THE BUY BUTTON REPORT: The introduction of SRC will turn the online retail payments industry on its head - here's how payments players can win in the new checkout landscape

THE BUY BUTTON REPORT: The introduction of SRC will turn the online retail payments industry on its head - here's how payments players can win in the new checkout landscape

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

This is a preview of The Buy Button research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Purchase this report. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more consumer coverage...
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Levi's is slashing 700 jobs - a total of 15% of its total workforce - as it becomes the latest victim of the coronavirus pandemic

Levi's is slashing 700 jobs - a total of 15% of its total workforce - as it becomes the latest victim of the coronavirus pandemic

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Levi's is slashing 700 jobs totaling 15% of its workforce in response to plummeting sales during the coronavirus outbreak. The cuts come just one day after Lucky Brand...
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The winners and losers of lockdown  

The winners and losers of lockdown  

10 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Coronavirus has shaken up the stock market. The past three months have seen stakes in an online white goods retailer double, while shares in luxury car firm Aston Martin have...
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Walmart's Amazon Prime rival is reportedly set to launch this month

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Walmart is reportedly set to launch Walmart+ - the company's answer to Amazon Prime. Recode's Jason Del Ray reported that Walmart + will go live later in July, after the...
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Association representing Target, Home Depot, and other major retailers is demanding that governors start requiring masks in public

Association representing Target, Home Depot, and other major retailers is demanding that governors start requiring masks in public

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The Retail Industry Leaders Association is urging governors to require mask-wearing in public. RILA represents major retailers including Target and Home Depot. In a letter to...
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Make a Customer-and Business-Friendly Move to Digital Self-Service

11 hours ago   |   Adobe

In financial services, almost every relationship and interaction starts with a form. Only a few months ago, a customer may well have found themselves sitting in a branch...
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'Not just a COVID-19 related problem': Here's why a top Wall Street bank thinks Amazon is a 'structural' threat to Google's key ad business

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Investment bank Needham has lowered its Google Q2 revenue estimate to down 7% year-over-year, a downgrade from the 5% they previously predicted. "Our sources suggest that...
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Costco lead the way in requiring shoppers to wear masks. Anti-mask customers are still fighting back

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Costco remains one of the few major retailers to make it mandatory for customers to wear masks in all stores. Two months after the retailer rolled out its new mask policy...
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Ben Stokes intends to do it his own way in first match as England Test captain

Ben Stokes intends to do it his own way in first match as England Test captain

Ben Stokes has been given licence to captain England in his own way when Test cricket returns on Wednesday and he plans to do just that - first by solving a selection dilemma... Read more ...

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE AUTOMATION: The multitrillion-dollar accounts payable...

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE AUTOMATION: The multitrillion-dollar accounts payable market is finally digitizing - here's how payments providers can grab a piece of it

This is a preview of the Accounts Payable Automation research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Purchase this report. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more... Read more ...

Income support WILL continue past JobKeeper's planned end date says Scott...

Income support WILL continue past JobKeeper's planned end date says Scott Morrison

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is expected to outline a rejigged job support plan alongside an economic update on July 23 as Melbourne enters a six-week lockdown due to a rise in... Read more ...

Rishi Sunak to unveil £2bn youth work placement scheme

Rishi Sunak to unveil £2bn youth work placement scheme

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak answering a question in the House of Commons today Chancellor Rishi Sunak is set to unveil a £2bn scheme aimed at helping unemployed... Read more ...

Hooray, it's a stamp duty holiday! Rishi Sunak's tax cut will give flagging...

Hooray, it's a stamp duty holiday! Rishi Sunak's tax cut will give flagging homes market a boost

Chancellor Rishi Sunak is set to axe stamp duty on most homes on Wednesday in a temporary move designed to boost the flagging housing market and which could save buyers thousands. Read more ...

Templegate's racing tips: Ripon, Newbury and Stratford - betting preview for...

Templegate's racing tips: Ripon, Newbury and Stratford - betting preview for Wednesday

BELLE sounds good at Ripon. BRAZEN BELLE was impressive when scoring on debut at Beverley and will relish this extra furlong. Wilfried Haubenberger - The Sun OFFER OF THE... Read more ...

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro was with the US ambassador to Brazil just...

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro was with the US ambassador to Brazil just days before testing positive for COVID-19

President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday announced he'd tested positive for COVID-19, just days after visiting the US Embassy in Brasília. Bolsonaro went to the embassy on Saturday... Read more ...

Chelsea striker asks for £80,000 a week wage increase to sign new contract...

Chelsea striker asks for £80,000 a week wage increase to sign new contract extension

Not only are Chelsea going about their transfer business for the summer already, they are also working on a new deal for the club's current top goalscorer. Tammy Abraham has... Read more ...

The exec leading Comcast's new streaming service Peacock explains why he's...

The exec leading Comcast's new streaming service Peacock explains why he's betting on free users with a model that's more Spotify than Netflix

NBCUniversal's flagship streaming service, Peacock, lands nationally on July 15, with a free tier and two subscription plans. Peacock chairman Matt Strauss said its... Read more ...

Dan Walker rips into Business Secretary over PM's care home comments: 'No...

Dan Walker rips into Business Secretary over PM's care home comments: 'No sensitivity!'

DAN WALKER was clearly exasperated with Business Secretary Alok Sharma on BBC Breakfast this morning as he demanded clarification over Prime Minister Boris Johnson's comments... Read more ...