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Logistics startup Fabric has raised $136 million to build shipping warehouses in unused real estate like retail stores and gyms

Logistics startup Fabric has raised $136 million to build shipping warehouses in unused real estate like retail stores and gyms

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement When people think of fulfillment centers, they likely envision massive warehouses in industrial parts of major cities. But robotics and micro-fulfillment...
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Spanish snow storm leads to UK salad shortage

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Lettuce and tomato supplies hit by Storm Filomena, piling extra pressure on retailers and suppliers January is a month when Britons turn to salads after the Christmas blowout...
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Get money off a BodyFit folding electric treadmill

Get money off a BodyFit folding electric treadmill

1 day ago   |   Radio Times

Make strides into a new fitness routine with this compact treadmill from BodyFit. If you're looking to increase your activity levels, then running or fast walking is a great...
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Halfords benefits from lockdown cycle boom with bike sales up 34%

Halfords benefits from lockdown cycle boom with bike sales up 34%

2 days ago   |   Daily Mail

The bike and car-parts retailer said sales jumped 11.7 per cent in the 13 weeks to January 1 - with cycling particularly strong, up 35.4 per cent compared with a year ago.
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Tesco hails record Christmas fuelled by online grocery surge

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

Retailer posts 8% rise in sales and reveals it has had some issues with post-Brexit border controls Tesco has hailed a “record” Christmas on the back of booming online sales...
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Tesco customers furious as fuel station payments taken months late

2 days ago   |   Money Saving Expert   |   2 articles

Furious Tesco shoppers have complained after card payments made at some of the retailer's petrol stations were taken months after they were made. Some say they now don't have...
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£95m retail voucher scheme to aid economic recovery in Northern Ireland put on hold

£95m retail voucher scheme to aid economic recovery in Northern Ireland put on hold

2 days ago   |   Belfast telegraph

A £95m retail voucher scheme to encourage people to spend money in shops to aid economic recovery has been deferred.
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Asos deifies Covid gloom as sales rise by 36%, with Just Eat and Lidl following suit

Asos deifies Covid gloom as sales rise by 36%, with Just Eat and Lidl following suit

3 days ago   |   Daily Mail

While traditional retailers such as Marks & Spencer that rely on customers leaving the house have struggled, more nimble and digitally-focused rivals have thrived.
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Venmo review: Send money electronically and earn up to 3% cash back with its debit or credit card

Venmo review: Send money electronically and earn up to 3% cash back with its debit or credit card

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Venmo is an app for digitally transferring money to and from people you know. Venmo also offers banking features, including a debit card, credit card...
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Retail mogul Philip Day strikes deal to rescue Edinburgh Woollen Mill 

Retail mogul Philip Day strikes deal to rescue Edinburgh Woollen Mill 

4 days ago   |   Daily Mail

Administrators at FRP confirmed 246 stores will be saved by Purepay Retail, which is controlled by former owner Philip Day. The agreement secures the future for 1,453 workers.
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Premier League's top 10 January transfers including Man Utd and Liverpool moves

Premier League's top 10 January transfers including Man Utd and Liverpool moves

Premier League clubs have a history of making big-money signings in the January transfer window, but more often than not it can be the surprise deals that turn out to be the... Read more ...

Still haven't done your tax return? Five expert tips for meeting the 31...

Still haven't done your tax return? Five expert tips for meeting the 31 January deadline

HMRC is still waiting for 4.9m people to file their 2019/20 tax return in time for the 31 January deadline - although those who fail to make it due to Covid-19 may be able to... Read more ...

AA to install 5,000 free road signs for temporary vaccination centres

AA to install 5,000 free road signs for temporary vaccination centres

It said the signs, which are made from 100% recycled plastic, will help people to navigate to vaccination locations that are not local hospital, pharmacies or GP surgeries that... Read more ...

Hospital worker raffles his 4-bed house for £2 a ticket to raise money for NHS

Hospital worker raffles his 4-bed house for £2 a ticket to raise money for NHS

After Nick Wyrill's mum died of cancer, he decided to give back to the NHS by raffling up his house for £2 a ticket Read more ...

From furlough to the FTSE 250: Britain's economy in 2021 explained in charts

From furlough to the FTSE 250: Britain's economy in 2021 explained in charts

The ONS this morning found the UK economy went into reverse in November, shrinking 2.6% on October as it was hit by a second national lockdown. Read more ...

Lily Allen Reveals She Was Addicted To Prescription 'Speed' Drug To Lose...

Lily Allen Reveals She Was Addicted To Prescription 'Speed' Drug To Lose Weight During Miley Cyrus Tour

Lily Allen has revealed she contemplated using heroin and became addicted to the prescription drug Adderall to lose weight while supporting Miley Cyrus on tour at the lowest... Read more ...

Fury as firm handed £2million to act as 'consultants' on vaccination programme

Fury as firm handed £2million to act as 'consultants' on vaccination programme

The taxpayers' money was awarded to KPMG in September - three months before the first jab was available. Read more ...

Amazon-backed food delivery firm Deliveroo is now worth $7 billion after a...

Amazon-backed food delivery firm Deliveroo is now worth $7 billion after a $180 million pre-IPO funding round

Summary List Placement Amazon-backed food delivery firm Deliveroo is now valued above $7 billion after raising $180 million in fresh capital. The new round was led by two of... Read more ...

Boss heading for windfall in Moonpig stock market listing

Boss heading for windfall in Moonpig stock market listing

Swann, the company's chairwoman and one of Britain's most respected business leaders, will net up to £7million if the share sale succeeds. Read more ...

Treasury says it has 'no plans' to lower VAT on energy bills

Treasury says it has 'no plans' to lower VAT on energy bills

Boris Johnson and Michael Gove pledged to scrap the duty during the EU referendum campaign. They said the Government was barred from lowering the tax because of EU rules. Read more ...