M&S defends Little Shop toy giveaway despite backlash

M&S defends Little Shop toy giveaway despite backlash

Image copyright Marks & Spencer Image caption The Little Shop collectables can be stored in a special album Marks & Spencer says a controversial giveaway plastic toy campaign will continue despite protests from environment-conscious More...

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British Museum trustee resigns over BP sponsorship and repatriation
By Boston Journal On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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British Museum trustee resigns over BP sponsorship and repatriation

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ahdaf Soueif had been a trustee since 2012 An Egyptian More...

Amazon workers launch protests on Prime Day
By Boston Journal On Monday, July 15th, 2019
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Amazon workers launch protests on Prime Day

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption‘I have to pick an item every eight seconds, or 332 per hour, for a 10-hour day’ Thousands of workers in Amazon sites around More...

Hunt v Johnson: The business view
By Boston Journal On Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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Hunt v Johnson: The business view

The race to replace Theresa May as prime minister is now into its final stages as Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt go head-to-head for the Conservative leadership. The party’s members will More...

Renting: How landlords can refuse to let to tenants with children
By Boston Journal On Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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Renting: How landlords can refuse to let to tenants with children

Image copyright Getty Images Landlords can refuse potential tenants with children when letting out a UK property, which has prompted complaints from some of those More...

Heathrow strike threat to summer holiday travel
By Boston Journal On Friday, July 12th, 2019
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Heathrow strike threat to summer holiday travel

Image copyright Reuters Holidaymakers jetting off on summer breaks could be hit by strike action planned at London’s Heathrow airport. More than 4,000 workers More...

France passes tax on tech giants despite US threats
By Boston Journal On Thursday, July 11th, 2019
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France passes tax on tech giants despite US threats

Image copyright AFP France has approved a digital services tax despite threats of retaliation by the US, which argues that it unfairly targets American tech giants. The More...

US shares hit record as Fed chair signals rate cut
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
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US shares hit record as Fed chair signals rate cut

Image copyright Reuters US shares hit a record after the head of the central bank hinted at an interest rate cut to bolster growth. Federal Reserve chairman Jerome More...

Electric Mini production in Cowley to boost UK car industry
By Boston Journal On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
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Electric Mini production in Cowley to boost UK car industry

Image copyright BMW BMW has given a boost to the UK car industry by confirming that the production of its new electric Mini will start in Cowley in November. Deliveries More...

Karen Millen: 'Retail isn't dead'
By Boston Journal On Monday, July 8th, 2019
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Karen Millen: ‘Retail isn’t dead’

Image copyright Getty Images “Retail isn’t dead – it’s taking a new direction,” says designer and retail entrepreneur Karen Millen. More...