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UK tobacco sales fell faster after plain packaging rules came into force

Monthly sales were almost 3.29bn individual cigarettes in May 2015, but fell to 3.16bn in April 2018.

13 Jul 2020 2m read

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People are furious at Disney World for reopening

Is it responsible to open a space where people will congregate?

13 Jul 2020 4m read

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BT warns UK that banning Huawei too fast could cause outages

Johnson in January defied President Donald Trump and granted Huawei a limited role in the 5G network, but the perception that China did not tell the whole truth over the coronavirus crisis and a row over Hong Kong has changed the mood in London.

13 Jul 2020 2m read

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Asian shares extend rally, US earnings to test optimism

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.15%, having climbed sharply last week on the back of surging Chinese stocks, which added another 1% on Monday.

13 Jul 2020 3m read

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UK eyes options for dealing with companies' debt pile

Treasury officials are concerned that the debt mountain will impede companies' ability to invest and grow, even among businesses that can afford to service their loans, thereby creating a significant drag on any economic revival after the Covid-19 pandemic.

13 Jul 2020 3m read

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Alibaba's Jack Ma sells $9.6bn worth shares, stake dips to 4.8%

The divestment comes as Ma retired as the Chinese e-commerce company's executive chairman in September and pulled back from formal business roles to focus on philanthropy.

13 Jul 2020 1m read

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Three in four UK firms unprepared for Brexit, study shows

Almost half of 1,000 company directors polled by the IoD said they were unable to prepare now for the changes needed from 31 December, with almost one in three saying they could only make adjustments once the details were clear.

13 Jul 2020 2m read

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Why old-fashioned service may be a key to future success

'Several business models that were considerably more common in the 1950s and 1960s are either being reintroduced or receiving a significant surge in interest from consumer,'

10 Jul 2020 6m read