Monthly Archives: June 2012

Retail Therapy: North Star is back!

Several weeks ago I received a care package wrapped in Kraft paper and tied with twine. It contained packs of retro candy: McGraw’s taffy, Pop Rocks, some Big League Chew. There was also a VHS tape of Meatballs peeking out … Continue reading

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Tesco announces board change

Tesco PLC announces that Dame Lucy Neville-Rolfe CMG, the Executive Director responsible for Corporate and Legal Affairs, will retire on her 60th birthday on 2 January 2013. Chief Executive Philip Clarke said: “During her period at Tesco Lucy has transformed … Continue reading

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It's chocs away as Thorntons sets sights on global revival

DERBYSHIRE chocolate maker Thorntons has revealed plans to take on the world in an effort to turn around its fortunes. The Somercotes-based firm is hoping that expansion into overseas markets will help offset struggling sales at its UK stores. ​ … Continue reading

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It’s chocs away as Thorntons sets sights on global revival

DERBYSHIRE chocolate maker Thorntons has revealed plans to take on the world in an effort to turn around its fortunes. The Somercotes-based firm is hoping that expansion into overseas markets will help offset struggling sales at its UK stores. ​ … Continue reading

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M&S to Expand Into China

The British favourite, retailer Marks & Spencer, has had its decision to expand into China welcomed by British expats living in the Middle Kingdom. It has so far taken four years for M&S to open just eight outlets in the … Continue reading

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Billabong Takeover Talk Reignites

Billabong International Ltd. is once again the focus of takeover speculation, attracting possibly the attention of Nike and TPG Capital. Officials at TPG in the U.S. and Australia declined comment, and their counterpart in Australia could not be reached for … Continue reading

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ONLINE SHOPPING , AND THE FUTURE OF THE HIGH STREET

Download the full report by clicking here A preview : The internet has changed the way we shop, we all use it, we order flowers, order books, subscribe to magazines, order groceries, and don’t we all just love shopping on … Continue reading

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