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2011-06-16 00:00:28

Department store, John Lewis, reports that sales of American fridge freezers are up a huge 68% over the last four months as customers invest in these style statements for the home that are built to last. (PRWEB) June 15, 2011 Department store, John Lewis, reports that sales of American fridge freezers are up a huge 68% over the last four months as customers invest in these style statements for the home that are built to last. Vic Sinclair buyer for large electricals at John Lewis says, "We...

2011-01-29 00:01:51

According to a statement today from prestigious executive employment consultancy UK Knack Group, the upmarket retailer, which has enjoyed its best Christmas trading period on record, is planning to expand in a move that will set up 3000 new jobs in the next 12 months. (PRWeb UK) January 28, 2011 According to a statement today from prestigious executive employment consultancy The UK Knack Group, the upmarket retailer, which has enjoyed its best Christmas trading period on record, is planning...

2010-11-04 11:22:00

LONDON, November 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Local residents and businesses today marked the arrival of 53 chanticleer pear trees in Weymouth Street, London W1 with a ceremonial tree planting by local resident Barbara Windsor MBE. The ceremony was organised through a partnership between W1W Tree Planting Initiative, Westminster Tree Trust and Westminster City Council. The project, which began in 2008, has now completed its first two objectives following the planting of 40 trees on...

2008-10-03 18:00:23

ANGLO-SWISS mining giant Xstrata has axed its pounds 5bn bid for rival Lonmin due to turmoil in global credit markets. The firm, which made an indicative offer of pounds 33 per share in August, said the deal involved a refinancing of debt, which would not be in its interests. Lonmin is the world's third-largest platinum producer with the majority of its operations based in the Bushveld complex in South Africa. It had previously described Xstrata's approach as "opportunistic and...


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