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.... “I think there’s going to be an enormous amount of pain and consequently quite a bit of fallout,” he said. The mainstream grocery industry is in a state of flux as the German discounters Aldi and Lidl grab market share. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Citizens Advice favours widening an existing cap for the 4m households on prepayment meters to a further 2. 6m who are eligible for the warm home discount, a government scheme to help people struggling with their energy bills. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Store cards in particular appeared to be re-emerging as a problem, James added. These cards are often offered with incentives by retailers, such as an introductory discount at point of sale, although interest rates tend to be far higher than on normal credit cards. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....The £9bn revamp of Battersea Power Station in central London has slashed the number of affordable flats to just 386, a 40% reduction from original plans. Previously, the plan was to construct 636 homes affordable homes targeted at local residents, first-time buyers and renters, with locals promised a 40% discount on the average market rent. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Lewis said last year that retailers faced a “potentially lethal cocktail” as profits slump and costs rise. Rising competition from the discounters Aldi and Lidl has also forced traditional supermarkets to hold down prices at a time of rising costs resulting from the fall in the value of the pound against the euro and the dollar. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....50 you will pay for a full ticket to Latitude in Suffolk on 14-16 July, with the 1975, Mumford & Sons and Fleet Foxes topping the bill, is a far cry from the £112 charged in 2007. That said, this price is unchanged on last year – and Latitude is not averse to a discount: in the runup to last year’s event, previous bookers were emailed a survey asking why they hadn’t booked for 2016, and if they identified price as an issue were offered a discounted rate. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Battersea Power Station developer slashes number of affordable homes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of June 2017 04:50:02 PM
....The £9bn revamp of Battersea Power Station in central London has slashed the number of affordable flats to just 386, a 40% reduction from original plans. Previously, the plan was to construct 636 homes affordable homes targeted at local residents, first-time buyers and renters, with locals promised a 40% discount on the average market rent. ...
Tesco staff 'shocked' as call centre closure puts 1,100 jobs at risk image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of June 2017 02:05:28 PM
....Lewis said last year that retailers faced a “potentially lethal cocktail” as profits slump and costs rise. Rising competition from the discounters Aldi and Lidl has also forced traditional supermarkets to hold down prices at a time of rising costs resulting from the fall in the value of the pound against the euro and the dollar. ...
Energy price cap likely to go ahead despite warnings of 'timebomb' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 19th of June 2017 03:36:14 PM
....Citizens Advice favours widening an existing cap for the 4m households on prepayment meters to a further 2. 6m who are eligible for the warm home discount, a government scheme to help people struggling with their energy bills. ...
Debt bubble returns millions to days of 2008 crash image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 17th of June 2017 11:05:51 PM
....Store cards in particular appeared to be re-emerging as a problem, James added. These cards are often offered with incentives by retailers, such as an introductory discount at point of sale, although interest rates tend to be far higher than on normal credit cards. ...
Sainsbury's poised to buy Nisa in response to Tesco swoop on Booker image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 17th of June 2017 12:35:00 PM
.... “I think there’s going to be an enormous amount of pain and consequently quite a bit of fallout,” he said. The mainstream grocery industry is in a state of flux as the German discounters Aldi and Lidl grab market share. ...
Get more sounds for your pound at UK music festivals this summer image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 17th of June 2017 06:00:30 AM
....50 you will pay for a full ticket to Latitude in Suffolk on 14-16 July, with the 1975, Mumford & Sons and Fleet Foxes topping the bill, is a far cry from the £112 charged in 2007. That said, this price is unchanged on last year – and Latitude is not averse to a discount: in the runup to last year’s event, previous bookers were emailed a survey asking why they hadn’t booked for 2016, and if they identified price as an issue were offered a discounted rate. ...
Amazon to buy Whole Foods Market in $13.7bn deal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 16th of June 2017 01:26:19 PM
....”. Amazon’s move into the grocery market will pile on the pressure for traditional supermarkets around the world which have been affected by shoppers switching to online, smaller local stores and discounters such as Aldi and Lidl. ...
Tesco says price rises are last resort as UK growth hits seven-year high image
....There is growing evidence of belt-tightening as shoppers face higher food prices. The discounters Aldi and Lidl are growing sales at their fastest rate in more than two years, while more shoppers are buying less or switching to cheaper own-label products as prices rise faster than many workers’ wages. ...
UK retail sales dive sparks biggest FTSE 250 fall since last summer image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 15th of June 2017 10:13:53 AM
....9% higher than a year ago – the weakest rise since April 2013. The signs of distress included shoppers trading down from branded groceries to cheaper own label and more visits to discount food retailers. ...
UK car insurers saw losses of £3.5bn in 2016 due to new compensation rules image
....75%, prompted a furious backlash from insurers who claim that it will “overcompensate” victims of car crashes or medical errors in hospitals. Although the change to the discount rate was announced in February, most insurers reflected the impact on outstanding claims in their 2016 figures. ...
Duke of Westminster's property group to build 1,500 rental homes in London image
....Craig McWilliam, chief executive of Grosvenor Britain & Ireland, said the homes were aimed at people on “low and middle incomes who are locked out of London’s housing market”. Some will be made available on a range of discounted market rents, with details yet to be agreed with Southwark council. ...
Theresa May is warned: don't break election vow on energy price cap image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of June 2017 05:33:11 PM
....Consumer charities said the government should extend the price cap for the 4m households on prepayment meters to a further 2. 6m who are eligible for the warm home discount, which is mostly poorer families and pensioners. ...
New Channel 4 boss Alex Mahon faces some unwelcome drama image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 10th of June 2017 03:00:29 PM
....Jonathan Allan, the sales director who also applied for the top job, is likely to want additional responsibility, potentially in the form of a chief operating officer role, having made it clear he is after a bigger challenge. When Mahon starts, Channel 4 will be heading into TV trading season, where a vast majority of its £1bn annual advertising deals will be done, and if the broadcaster’s poor performance continues she will need a strong team in place to hold its own against advertisers seeking discounted deals. ...
Qatar crisis highlights rising UK energy reliance on imports image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 8th of June 2017 06:29:15 PM
....There is no sign either that Egypt is turning away Qatari LNG shipments. Cairo is bound by international agreements to keep the Suez canal open to Qatari tankers, though it could reduce the discount such LNG ships enjoy. ...
Boohoo co-founder sells £80m in shares as he reveals 'supersite' plan image
....Nick Bubb, an independent retail analyst, said: “It says something about the extraordinary outlook for the business that all the shares have been snapped up at 220p, a minimal 0. 3% discount to the closing price [on Wednesday]. ...
British Airways cabin crew vote for more strike action image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 2nd of June 2017 06:17:45 PM
....Members who are on the airline's mixed-fleet agreements, represented by the Unite union, have staged 26 strike days over the course of the disagreement. The Unite union said the new strikes had come about because the airline had treated staff who had participated in earlier strike action unfairly, by not reinstating their travel concessions which offers them discounted travel on the airline. ...
Arora brothers cash in £227m of shares from B&M retail chain image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 2nd of June 2017 12:13:31 PM
. Two brothers who built B&M into a national discount chain selling everything from curtain to biscuits, have cashed in nearly £230m of shares in the fast-growing business – taking their total proceeds from the business since it floated to nearly £1bn. ...
Sandbanks is priciest seaside town in UK, plus the worst mobile providers image
....Scottish Power in the dark about my mother’s electricity supply. Reading says ‘no’ to council tax discount on a house we can’t live in. ...
Aldi and Lidl sales soar as prices rise image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 10:53:37 AM
. Sales at Aldi and Lidl have grown at their fastest rate in more than two years as the discounters opened new stores and passed on price rises to consumers, new research shows. ...
Food inflation 'hits three-year high' on weak pound image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 07:58:59 AM
....5% lower than a year ago. BRC credited heavy discounting in the wake of a "weak start to the year" and the fact that some businesses are still protected against currency shifts by hedging contracts. ...
Venezuela opposition condemns Goldman Sachs debt deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 30th of May 2017 10:33:46 PM
....Opponents of embattled President Nicolas Maduro say the move has given his government a financial lifeline. The New York-based investment bank is reported to have bought the bonds at a heavily discounted rate. ...
Small firms hit by rates relief delay image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 29th of May 2017 11:14:13 PM
.... . He announced that firms losing small business rate relief - a discount given to businesses with properties below a certain rateable value - would not see their bills increase by more than £50 a month. ...
Car insurance in UK hits record high as tax rate on premiums increases image
....The insurance industry has been left stunned bygovernment changes to the way awards are calculated for car crash injuries or botched medical operations. In February the lord chancellor, Liz Truss, announced a change to the Ogden discount rate, which is used to calculate compensation awards for serious personal injuries, to ensure inflation does not erode the future value of a payout. ...
Reading says ‘no’ to council tax discount on a house we can’t live in image
.... The insurers have deemed it uninhabitable, so I will have to live elsewhere with my family and two children, most likely in Reading and most likely paying council tax on two properties. I called the council to inquire about getting a discount on the council tax for the house I can no longer live in, but there are no longer any discounts available. ...
Ford faces lots of bumps in the road to a world of driverless cars image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 28th of May 2017 06:00:02 AM
....The month must be May, because there’s another revival plan under way at Marks & Spencer, and another chief executive trying to explain why it isn’t going well. A year after taking charge at the retailer, Steve Rowe blamed weakening sales on a generally weak clothing market and a reduction in discounting. ...
M&S profits dive by nearly two-thirds as clothing sales slide image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of May 2017 06:59:23 AM
....Despite the disappointing quarterly figures Rowe pointed to green shoots within its clothing arm, which he will be handing over to Jill McDonald – who has been poached from car parts and bike retailer Halfords – in the autumn. “We are starting to stabilise market share and importantly have seen full price market share growth, as we removed excessive discounting,” said Rowe. ...
M&S annual profits fall by 64% as revamp costs bite image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 24th of May 2017 06:30:53 AM
....1% in the fourth quarter. Mr Rowe said the company remained "on track" with its turnaround plans announced last year, which include opening new food-only stores, selling clothing and homewares in fewer stores and cutting back on discounting. ...
Adani royalty rate akin to 'rent free' period in Galilee Basin, Matt Canavan says image
....The resources and northern Australia minister said there was a “serious question mark” over the Adani Carmichael coalmine because the Queensland government has deferred a plan to give it a royalty concession. The Queensland government reportedly considered offering Adani a royalties pause worth up to $320m in which Adani would pay a discounted $2m a year rate on exported coal in the mine’s early years but a decision was put off after criticism from the deputy premier, Jackie Trad. ...
Big energy firms lobby Theresa May to water down price cap pledge image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 22nd of May 2017 03:23:19 PM
.... But under a compromise that has been put to the government, only 6m households would have their energy bills capped. Under the plan, an existing cap for 4m households on prepayment meters – mostly more vulnerable customers – would be extended to a further 2m homes that already receive a £140 discount on their electricity bills, the Warm Home Discount. ...
RBS court battle with investors adjourned image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 22nd of May 2017 12:12:00 AM
....Mr Goodwin, who was stripped of his knighthood in 2012, oversaw the multi-billion-pound deal to buy Dutch rival ABN Amro at the height of the financial crisis in 2007, which led to the RBS bailout. The case centres on the rights issue aimed at funding the deal, which asked existing shareholders to pump £12bn into the bank in exchange for discounted extra shares. ...
Marks & Spencer to report slump in clothing sales after short-lived boost image
....Rowe, who began his retail career aged 15 as a Saturday boy at M&S’s Croydon store in south London and took over as chief executive in April 2016, is seeking to revive the declining profits of the 132-year-old retailer. His biggest job is turning around its clothing arm, which under predecessor Marc Bolland relied on heavy discounting to attract shoppers. ...
Price rises caused by Brexit a big worry for UK consumers, survey finds image
....2tn. While growth was seen in nearly all the 17 sectors tracked by Mintel, it was notably lower across all fast-moving consumer goods markets, reflecting supermarket price wars and the impact of discounters Aldi and Lidl. ...
Asda suffers 11th quarter of falling sales image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 18th of May 2017 01:49:20 PM
....The rivals have all had problems, but have managed to improve their performance in the past year. German discount rivals Aldi and Lidl have eaten into the Big Four's market share, although their rapid expansion of recent years has slowed. ...
RBS settlement has left business couple feeling 'gutted' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 18th of May 2017 01:48:53 PM
....A number of small business owners have claimed RBS pushed them towards its former turnaround division known as the Global Restructuring Group (GRG). They then alleged it attempted to profit from their problems by charging them high fees and buying their properties at discounted prices. ...
Nestle fails to trademark four-fingered KitKat shape image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 11:25:05 AM
....". The ruling could lead to copycat versions of the bars hitting shelves, a practice some discounter supermarkets have popularised. ...
Lloyds claims taxpayers have made £900m profit from bailout image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 07:37:15 AM
.... The bank is also in the throes of taking over credit card firm MBNA which will take its share of the market to 26% and add to its financial dominance: Lloyds has a 25% share of current accounts, 22% of retail deposits and 21% of mortgages. Despite Hammond’s celebratory remarks, the sell-off has not taken place as envisaged by his predecessor George Osborne who had aimed to hold a discounted share sale to the public – which had to be abandoned when Lloyds shares slumped. ...
Labour's water renationalisation plan is a damp squib | Nils Pratley image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 07:34:13 PM
.... The government can also claim a profit of a sort – maybe about £500m – even though that’s an odd way to look at things since there would have been many better ways to invest £20bn. But at least the exit has been achieved without George Osborne’s silly idea of offering shares to the public at a discount. ...
Share sale returns Lloyds to private sector image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 04:54:38 PM
....But taking the dividend payments into account means the total £20bn outlay has already been repaid. Former chancellor George Osborne had hoped to offer the shares at a discount direct to the public, with a campaign similar to the classic Tell Sid campaign for British Gas in the 1980s. ...
Lloyds reaches landmark as government sells final shares image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 04:45:44 PM
....While the last chunk of shares have been sold at a loss, below that breakeven price, the bulk were sold at a profit. The fall in the share price meant that the government’s intention to sell the last shares in a discounted share offering to the public had to be abandoned. ...
Sales growth grinds to a halt for TK Maxx image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 03:15:57 PM
....TJX also said profits would decline in the current quarter, sending shares down more than 3% in New York. The forecast highlighted the challenges facing even discounters, which had been considered a retail bright spot. ...
Stop spending money on avocados? Good idea, I’ll have a house deposit by 2117 | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett image
.... Instead of truly examining the social and economic forces that lock young people out of the property market, why not focus on our expenditure? Never mind that, for most young people, it would take over a century of skipping their luxurious monthly brunch in order to get a mortgage for a poky starter home. Never mind that older generations had access to free or heavily discounted education, cheap property prices and stable, unionised employment, or the fact that their breakfast options were severely limited (this, I believe, is why they focus on brunch and not, say, your Netflix subscription. ...
Final taxpayer shares in Lloyds Banking Group to be sold off image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 14th of May 2017 02:28:48 PM
....They will not be sold with the fanfare envisioned by George Osborne when he was chancellor. He had ambitions for a discounted share sale to the public, which had to be abandoned a year later by his successor, Philip Hammond, because of the fall in the bank’s shares after the Brexit vote. ...
Inside the new Battersea Power Station image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 13th of May 2017 07:00:41 AM
.... The number is far less than is usually demanded but the local council Wandsworth agreed to a lower proportion because the development will improve the area and the developer is contributing to the tube extension. Local residents will get an average market rent discount of 40%. ...
Tesco chief executive Dave Lewis sees pay fall 10% image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 02:48:01 PM
.... In March, Tesco was fined £129m for the affair. The retailer has also been trying to re-adjust to a price war brought on by the rise of German discounters Aldi and Lidl. ...
Tesco boss's bonus cut despite first sales growth in seven years image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 07:21:20 AM
....The annual report also revealed that Tesco paid £142,000 in stamp duty and legal fees to help Lewis buy a house closer to the company’s headquarters in Hertfordshire. For much of the past decade Tesco has been losing customers to discount grocers Aldi and Lidl, but in the 112 months to the end of February, it managed its first full year of sales growth since 2009-10, with like-for-like sale up by 0. ...
Aldi plans to open up to eight stores in some UK towns image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 11th of May 2017 06:56:14 PM
....9% – meaning £1 out of every £14 spent in the UK on groceries goes into Aldi’s tills – while Lidl is also making gains. Research group Kantar predicts Lidl could also overtake Waitrose this summer as the discounters benefit from new store openings and shoppers search out bargains amid a return to food price inflation. ...
Sliding sales stoke fears for US department stores image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 11th of May 2017 04:39:56 PM
.... . It has tried to counter the rise of rival online retailers by opening more of its discount Rack stores, investing in the popular online menswear brand Bonobos and other tweaks such as speeding up its website. ...
Boeing halts test flight of new plane image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 11th of May 2017 04:41:43 AM
....". The 737 MAX 8, the first version of the plane to be built, carries a list price of $110m but airlines generally receive steep discounts. ...
Home sales in COLLAPSE: Lenders pull the plug after surveyors downgrade values  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 10th of May 2017 01:57:00 PM
....Lenders are more likely to retract provisional mortgage offers after receiving a so-called down-valuation, if the borrower has a smaller deposit and is looking for a higher loan to value, on the ground evidence suggests. In other cases, the mortgage provider may still go ahead if the buyer is able to try to secure a discount on the asking price from the vendor. ...
Tory claims over energy price cap are just hot air | Nils Pratley image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of May 2017 06:46:24 PM
.... It’s not hard to guess what will happen if suppliers are forced to cut £100 from 17m standard-rate bills. The companies will yank their discount fixed-price tariffs to minimise the financial pain for themselves. ...
Uber should lose its licence if it doesn't improve workers' rights, say drivers image
....”. The company said it had recognised that drivers wanted more security and so had recently starting offering discounted illness and injury cover for drivers. ...
Why the global markets are ignoring the global turmoil | Nouriel Roubini image
.... An attack of this kind would most likely be difficult to monitor or stop. So, while investors may be right to discount the risk of a conventional military conflict between the US and North Korea, they also may be underestimating the threat of a true black swan event, such as a disruptive cyberwar between the two countries or a dirty bomb attack against the US. ...
Making money image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 7th of May 2017 01:09:00 PM
.... . Former market trader Chris Dawson founded the Range discount stores which he describes as "the working man's John Lewis". ...
Revealed: Britain's cheapest supermarket prices for your weekly shop image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Saturday 6th of May 2017 04:48:00 PM
....80. So-called discounters have made huge strides against Britain's biggest supermarkets in recent years, a trend that shows no sign of slowing. ...
Brexit could slash the price of a pint by 20p if pubs unleashed from Brussels' red tape image
....Draught beers below 2. 8 per cent alcohol currently receive a 50 per cent duty discount – the campaign group wants the threshold raised to 3. ...
Share your horror stories to help end ticket rip-offs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 6th of May 2017 06:00:56 AM
....But two months after she paid – and just three weeks before the big day – StubHub emailed to say the seller was “unable to complete the sale”. Instead, the family was offered tickets 25 rows from the pitch for a 3% discount. ...
Mortgage price war: HSBC five-year fix ramps up competition as borrowers urged to switch image
.... The five-year offering has a fee of £999, available to borrowers with a equity of at least 25 per cent (75 per cent Loan To Value). At the same time, Yorkshire Building Society has introduced a record low two-year discounted rate home loan with a rate of just 0. ...
Mortgage approvals dip for second month image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 4th of May 2017 09:49:42 AM
....Mark Harris, chief executive of mortgage broker SPF Private Clients, said: "With HSBC launching the cheapest five-year fix on the market at 1. 69% and Yorkshire Building Society introducing a record low two-year discounted rate at 0. ...
Morrisons sales jump as recovery continues image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 4th of May 2017 07:51:41 AM
....John Ibbotson, director of the retail consultancy Retail Vision, said Dave Potts' "back-to-basics approach" had transformed Morrisons' fortunes. "The introduction of the 'Best' premium own brand range and more healthy options has pulled in more affluent shoppers, and the focus on good value, fresh food has successfully driven a wedge between Morrisons and the discounters," he said. ...
Sainsbury’s warns over pay squeeze as profits slide image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of May 2017 10:02:09 AM
....Coupe said the company had a three- to five-year plan to move towards “strong and steady” profits growth. While sales fell by 2% in Sainsbury’s core supermarkets amid heavy competition from the upstart discounters Aldi and Lidl and changing shopping habits, Coupe said the company was investing in growth areas including online groceries and convenience stores, where sales rose by more than 8% and 6% respectively over the year. ...
Billions wasted on home and car insurance as people fail to shop around, says new research image
....You should also inform your insurer of any change in your circumstances, such as building work, or even a new pet. Powell said it may still be worth comparing what’s on offer even if you are happy with your current insurer: “If you can find cheaper quotes for the same level of cover, your current insurer might offer you a discount. ...
Lidl on course to surpass Waitrose and enter UK supermarket top seven image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of May 2017 08:24:46 AM
. Lidl is on track to overtake Waitrose to become the UK’s seventh-biggest grocer as early as this summer as the discounters benefit from new store openings and shoppers search out bargains amid a return to food price inflation. ...
No 'peace' for internet users accusing BT of empty promises over broadband speeds image
.... Following intervention from The Observer, Ali has been allowed to switch back to copper cabling and given a £2. 50 discount on his monthly fee, but he says his broadband has continued to have problems and the service is almost permanently down. ...
May Day report by MPs damns growing UK gig economy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 30th of April 2017 11:01:13 PM
....Uber said: “The vast majority of drivers who use Uber tell us they want to remain their own boss as that’s the main reason why they signed up to us in the first place. But we know drivers want more security too, which is why we are investing in a heavily discounted illness and injury cover offer for drivers. ...
Hard times for Whole Foods: 'People say it's for pretentious people. I can see why' image
....Vinas was not the only customer to express a similar point of view. Others said that for their groceries they went several blocks north and west to lower-cost rival Trader Joe’s, where products may not be so exquisitely selected but are, in general, more uniformly discounted. ...
Hummus 'crisis' sheds light on secret world of mass food production image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 29th of April 2017 08:00:25 AM
.... Supermarkets routinely use the same suppliers to make similar products, although recipes are kept secret and all equipment is deep-cleaned between each rival production run. Derbyshire-based Matthew Walker, for example, turns out 26m Christmas puddings a year for all the major supermarkets and brands – from German discounters such as Lidl and Aldi through to Harrods and Waitrose. ...
Our flat was perfect  – until planners let a restaurant open below image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 29th of April 2017 06:00:22 AM
.... More importantly, many lenders will also be unhappy to lend on such homes, [so] vendors are often forced to consider a cash sale. Cash investors will typically look for a discount and valuers will therefore reflect this in their opinion. ...
Niger 'cleared' over Areva uranium deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 28th of April 2017 04:54:04 PM
...." . The on-going legal action centres on the allegation that Areva in 2011 bought a stock of uranium from Niger at a discounted price, causing the national treasury to lose money. ...
M&S to trial online food delivery service this autumn image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 27th of April 2017 06:10:06 PM
....Rowe, who began his retail career aged 15 as a Saturday boy at the M&S Croydon store in south London, and took over as chief executive last April, is seeking to revive the declining profits of the 132-year-old retailer. His biggest job is turning around its clothing arm which under his predecessor, Marc Bolland, relied on heavy discounting to attract shoppers. ...
In the small print image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of April 2017 03:35:41 PM
.... The administration says the cuts will be paid for by closing tax loopholes available to "special interests" and the very rich, but those haven't been specified. He's also proposed an amnesty period when corporations holding cash overseas can repatriate the money at a discounted rate. ...
Stock markets surge to new highs ahead of Trump's tax reform plan image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 05:35:25 PM
....Asian shares set the tone overnight with the Nikkei 225 closing just over 1% higher. But with analysts saying a shock victory for Le Pen could not be completely discounted, and growing concerns about Macron’s ability to effect change if he does win, the gains in Europe were more muted. ...
Minister makes U-turn over £300m business rates relief fund image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 24th of April 2017 06:16:40 PM
.... The last revaluation, which came into effect in 2010, was based on rental values from 2008 which explains why some firms have seen a sharp rise in their bills. Hammond’s relief package comprised the £300m discretionary fund, which is spread over four years, and a £1,000 discount on this year’s rates bill for pubs with a rateable value of less than £100,000. ...
Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble: why ultra-low mortgage rates are dangerous | Jonn Elledge image
.... For one thing, this isn’t a fixed rate deal. It’s actually a (bear with me on this) two-year-long discount of 3. ...
Five Minute Guide to: Ensuring your car cover is valid image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of April 2017 12:01:00 AM
.... . Some even considered lying about their no-claims discount, only to realise their insurance company would demand proof. ...

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