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Charity shops enjoy bumper sales but donors warned to ‘think before giving’
British Heart Foundation charity shop
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Charity shops enjoy bumper sales but donors warned to ‘think before giving’

EasyJet to ‘ramp up’ summer flights, 1,200 Asda bakery jobs at risk, and other breaking business news
15 Apr 2021
‘Hey Siri, what products will Apple announce at its next event?’
Apple’s ‘Spring loaded’ event will be held on 20 April
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‘Hey Siri, what products will Apple announce at its next event?’

Egypt files $900m claim against Ever Given owners, and other breaking business news
14 Apr 2021
UK’s economy grew by 0.4% in February as EU exports rebound
The UK’s construction sector grew by 1.6% in February 2021
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UK’s economy grew by 0.4% in February as EU exports rebound

London home buyers pay ‘park premium’, details leaked of Google Pixel Watch, and other breaking business news
13 Apr 2021
50.3m shoppers to go on £4.54bn spending splurge this week
Shoppers queue outside a Nike store in central London on 12 April
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50.3m shoppers to go on £4.54bn spending splurge this week

Homebase products on sale at Next, beers on tap at new BrewDog hotel, and other breaking business news
12 Apr 2021
Twitter ‘held talks’ for $4bn takeover of Clubhouse
Clubhouse app
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Twitter ‘held talks’ for $4bn takeover of Clubhouse

Volvo goes from boring to Scandi-chic, workers rethink career goals, and other breaking business news
8 Apr 2021
Record 2,755 billionaires on Forbes’ rich list
Kim Kardashian West
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Record 2,755 billionaires on Forbes’ rich list

Godzilla vs. Kong film is a monster hit, new 21 plate drives car sales, and other breaking business news
7 Apr 2021
Farage is the latest celeb selling video messages
Nigel Farage
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Farage is the latest celeb selling video messages

Iconic Godfather mansion is relisted, LinkedIn staff rest up, and other breaking business news
6 Apr 2021

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VW’s ‘Voltswagen’ rebrand ‘was early April Fool’s joke’
Volkswagen logo
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VW’s ‘Voltswagen’ rebrand ‘was early April Fool’s joke’

Deliveroo shares slump on debut, shoppers return to supermarkets, and other breaking business news
31 Mar 2021
Mary Portas and Charlotte Tilbury back ‘Shop Out to Help Out’ campaign
Oxford Street London shopping
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Mary Portas and Charlotte Tilbury back ‘Shop Out to Help Out’ campaign

Brits repay £1.2bn during ‘frugal February’, Nike sues over ‘Satan shoes’, and other breaking business news
30 Mar 2021
Shoppers look to make Easter a celebration to remember
Easter tree (MightCollection/Etsy)
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Shoppers look to make Easter a celebration to remember

Small firms hit by Brexit ‘nightmare’, tourism suffers $4.5trn loss, and other breaking business news
29 Mar 2021
H&M and Nike face boycott in China over Xinjiang sanctions
Workers pick cotton in a field in China’s northwestern Xinjiang region
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H&M and Nike face boycott in China over Xinjiang sanctions

Alan Turing £50 note is unveiled, eight John Lewis stores to close, and other breaking business news
25 Mar 2021
Record music sales soothe the ‘pandemic blues’
Vinyl record sales UK
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Record music sales soothe the ‘pandemic blues’

Inflation slows to 0.4%, the worst is yet to come for retail, and other breaking business news
24 Mar 2021
Mars House - the first NFT digital home - sells for $512,000
Mars House was designed by Toronto artist Krista Kim
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Mars House - the first NFT digital home - sells for $512,000

‘Young DIY-ers’ boost B&Q sales, nightclubs face bouncer shortage, and other breaking business news
23 Mar 2021
£251bn: the economic cost of a year of Covid lockdowns
An empty Regent Street in London in March 2020
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£251bn: the economic cost of a year of Covid lockdowns

Cycling market goes ‘berserk’, pubs face ‘bleak future’, and other breaking business news
22 Mar 2021
UK’s tech success a result of ‘drive and dynamism’
Abstract cityscape of skyscrapers
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UK’s tech success a result of ‘drive and dynamism’

Trump’s net worth drops by $700m, no shouting at Disney parks, and other breaking business news
18 Mar 2021
Brits ‘gearing up for £50bn post-lockdown spending spree’
Outside dining
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Brits ‘gearing up for £50bn post-lockdown spending spree’

Uber U-turns, property sales taking 295 days, and other breaking business news
17 Mar 2021
New ONS ‘price inflation basket’ reveals pandemic shopping changes
Bottles of hand sanitiser
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New ONS ‘price inflation basket’ reveals pandemic shopping changes

Ipswich plans ‘15-minute’ future, Musk becomes ‘Technoking of Tesla’, and other breaking business news
16 Mar 2021
British Airways to launch Covid vaccine passport on its app
British Airways
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British Airways to launch Covid vaccine passport on its app

Avatar regains box office record, £3bn ‘bus revolution’, and other breaking business news
15 Mar 2021
Lego builds digital strategy after record sales
Lego
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Lego builds digital strategy after record sales

Rail upgrades to derail Easter travel, Buffett joins $100bn club, and other breaking business news
11 Mar 2021
Leaks suggest 23 March date for next Apple event
Apple CEO Tim Cook
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Leaks suggest 23 March date for next Apple event

ITV shares fall after Morgan’s exit, PM plans transport revolution, and other breaking business news
10 Mar 2021
‘Great British summer’ ahead for hospitality?
Outside dining
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‘Great British summer’ ahead for hospitality?

Yacht quarantine tourism in Thailand, a tasty profit for Domino’s, and other breaking business news
9 Mar 2021