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People have been lining up at GameStop stores all week for a chance to buy a PlayStation 5 on Black Friday - but many are walking away empty-handed

People have been lining up at GameStop stores all week for a chance to buy a PlayStation 5 on Black Friday - but many are walking away empty-handed

2 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement The PlayStation 5 is the big item this holiday season, and it's sold out everywhere. Just as soon as retailers restock the console, it swiftly sells out...
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UK coronavirus live: Tory backlash grows over England's new tier restrictions

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

MPs from tier 3 areas express concern about social and economic impact as communities secretary says rules may be eased in some areas before Christmas Areas in England may drop...
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UK consumer confidence slumps as unpredictable Commons Brexit vote approaches

UK consumer confidence slumps as unpredictable Commons Brexit vote approaches

2 days ago   |   You Gov

Confidence continues waning trend of recent months by dropping 2.5 points in December, analysis from YouGov and the Centre for Economics and Business Research finds. The latest...
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Coronavirus vaccine results drive hope for economic recovery

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

Guardian analysis shows retail sales booming and financial markets picking up around world Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Britain's economy is...
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Could this role save your business?

Could this role save your business?

3 days ago   |   Raconteur

They can raise the hackles of the chief executive, overturn strategy and make change happen fast. The successful chief restructuring officer is a rare find, but worth their...
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The stock-market impact of millennial investors has gotten overblown amid declining trading volumes - and it's actually the older crowd that's exerted more influence, JPMorgan says

The stock-market impact of millennial investors has gotten overblown amid declining trading volumes - and it's actually the older crowd that's exerted more influence, JPMorgan says

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Older retail investors were "partly responsible" for the market's price swings through October and November, while younger traders played "a rather...
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Material Exchange, a Swedish fashion tech startup with expansion plans in UK grabs £4.4M funding

3 days ago   |   UKTN

Technological advancements have been disrupting the retail industry for some time now. Even the most arduous tasks like understanding customer's ever-changing demands and...
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This Trinket-Filled Store Has Been Named Britain's Best Small Shop

This Trinket-Filled Store Has Been Named Britain's Best Small Shop

3 days ago   |   Huffington Post

A family-run home and gift store has been named Britain's best small shop of 2020. Cornucopia, based in Worcester, stocks British brands as well as products with a Danish...
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Silent Gen Shoppers: How Can Retail Brands Future-Proof Online and Offline Engagement?

3 days ago   |   Adobe

It's not often we see the Silent Generation represented in studies or advice for retailers. Typically, conversation revolves around younger, more digitally-savvy audiences...
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Covid has sparked a quantitative easing spree that could cost investors

Covid has sparked a quantitative easing spree that could cost investors

4 days ago   |   The Spectator

Lockdown is convulsing the British economy on multiple fronts. ‘Going to work' has been upended, hitting transport and commercial property sectors. The demise of the high...
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Chris Noth confirmed for Doctor Who return as guest stars announced for...

Chris Noth confirmed for Doctor Who return as guest stars announced for festive special

The Daleks won't be the only old foe returning to plague the Doctor this festive period - it's been announced Chris Noth will be reprising his Doctor Who role of Jack Robertson... Read more ...

Trump baselessly claims the FBI and DOJ may be involved in a ploy to 'rig'...

Trump baselessly claims the FBI and DOJ may be involved in a ploy to 'rig' the election and says the agencies have been 'missing in action' in his legal battles

Summary List Placement President Donald Trump on Sunday claimed in an interview on Fox News that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Justice may be... Read more ...

Lennox Lewis hints at return to ring by insisting there is 'unfinished...

Lennox Lewis hints at return to ring by insisting there is 'unfinished business' with Riddick Bowe

After Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr returned to the ring for a special exhibition bout on Saturday night in Los Angeles, it has tempted another legendary boxer to now dust off... Read more ...

Drinkers enjoy a tipple in London's bustling Borough Market ahead of new...

Drinkers enjoy a tipple in London's bustling Borough Market ahead of new Tier 2 lockdown rules

Hundreds of drinkers enjoyed a pint in London's busy Borough market ahead of next week's Tier 2 lockdown rules which will see pub-goers having to order a 'substantial meal'... Read more ...

Market-leading iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max deals for Apple fans who want all...

Market-leading iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max deals for Apple fans who want all the power

See what you can save on two of the world's dearest devices. If you're after Black Friday deals on the iPhone 12 Pro range, we have the details you need. Read more ...

From singing to drinks at Downton: Five virtual events you can join for free...

From singing to drinks at Downton: Five virtual events you can join for free this week

Try a virtual cooking class, cocktails at Downton, online singing and more this week (Picture: Borough Market, Highclere Castle and Koor) Let's face facts; this week is going... Read more ...

New Toyota Mirai prototype review

New Toyota Mirai prototype review

Verdict Disregarding the fuel cells beneath its bonnet, the Mirai is up there with ‘normal' luxury saloons for the suave way it goes down the road. More than that, it's a... Read more ...

Tyrone farmer Finnegan making cut with Christmas tree business

Tyrone farmer Finnegan making cut with Christmas tree business

Deep in the heart of Tyrone, you should know, there's a magical place where the Christmas trees grow. Lined up on the hillside, row upon row, the only thing missing is crisp... Read more ...

'All of us in Northern Ireland have a civic duty to shop local and help our...

'All of us in Northern Ireland have a civic duty to shop local and help our small retailers'

"My business survived the Troubles, countless recessions and the challenge of online, but I don't think it will survive until Christmas." Read more ...

Grey's Anatomy's star Ellen Pompeo dons animal print coat as she shops at...

Grey's Anatomy's star Ellen Pompeo dons animal print coat as she shops at Malibu market

Pompeo, 51, who plays Dr. Meredith Grey on the ABC medical drama, wore a large grey coat with black print over a white tank top with black sweatpants and white trainers. Read more ...