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'See past my disability, give me a job' - BBC News

'See past my disability, give me a job' - BBC News | Business: Year 1 | Scoop.it
June is disabled and was unable to find a job for three years.
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Introducing Amazon Go and the world’s most advanced shopping technology

Amazon Go is a new kind of store featuring the world’s most advanced shopping technology. No lines, no checkout – just grab and go! Learn more a
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Amazombies: What YOUR Christmas order does to your 'worker' elves 

Amazombies: What YOUR Christmas order does to your 'worker' elves  | Business: Year 1 | Scoop.it
Amazon was last night accused of 'dehumanising' its staff battling to deliver gifts to millions of customers in time for Christmas after a Mail reporter worked undercover near Glasgow.
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Hard HR
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Which chocolate bars are shrinking? - BBC News

Which chocolate bars are shrinking? - BBC News | Business: Year 1 | Scoop.it
When Toblerone introduced a new size and shape it was international news. But it's not the only chocolate bar that's been shrinking this year.
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How Black Friday came to the UK - BBC News

How Black Friday came to the UK - BBC News | Business: Year 1 | Scoop.it
Black Friday started as a US tradition but is now firmly established in the UK.
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Heinz beans advert banned by advertising watchdog - BBC News

Heinz beans advert banned by advertising watchdog - BBC News | Business: Year 1 | Scoop.it
A Heinz advert showing how to beat out a song on tin cans is banned for health and safety reasons.
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The firm that starts work at 9.06am - BBC News

The firm that starts work at 9.06am - BBC News | Business: Year 1 | Scoop.it
Why software business Pivotal, which helps other firms improve their computer programming, begins its working day at exactly 9.06am.
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HR, productivity etc
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Nintendo shares rise on Super Mario iPhone game date - BBC News

Nintendo shares rise on Super Mario iPhone game date - BBC News | Business: Year 1 | Scoop.it

Nintendo shares rise in Tokyo after it announces its Super Mario iPhone game will launch on 15 December 15, costing $10 (£8).

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US election: How did markets react to Trump's victory? - BBC News

US election: How did markets react to Trump's victory? - BBC News | Business: Year 1 | Scoop.it
How did global financial markets react to Donald Trump's historic US election win?
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Trump's impact on share prices...
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Student fools the internet with fake John Lewis Christmas ad

Student fools the internet with fake John Lewis Christmas ad | Business: Year 1 | Scoop.it
An A-level student called Nick managed to fool the internet with a John Lewis-style Christmas ad telling the story of a lonely snowman that was so convincing people thought it was the real thing.
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Morrisons sales helped by 'biggest ever' Halloween - BBC News

Morrisons sales helped by 'biggest ever' Halloween - BBC News | Business: Year 1 | Scoop.it

Supermarket Morrisons reports another rise in sales, helped by a big rise in Halloween business.

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J Sainsbury plc / Sainsbury’s becomes first retailer to trial Slow Shopping concept

J Sainsbury plc / Sainsbury’s becomes first retailer to trial Slow Shopping concept | Business: Year 1 | Scoop.it
Leading food retailer with interests in financial services.
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Sir Richard Branson invests in autistic workers | The Memo

Sir Richard Branson invests in autistic workers | The Memo | Business: Year 1 | Scoop.it
Richard Branson is helping us ditch the stigma around disability.
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Richard Branson and social enterprise 
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DNA testing at work: One company's unusual policy - BBC News

DNA testing at work: One company's unusual policy - BBC News | Business: Year 1 | Scoop.it

BBC News visits a travel company using DNA testing to challenge its own workplace culture.

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Blippar wants your face in its app - BBC News

Blippar wants your face in its app - BBC News | Business: Year 1 | Scoop.it

Blippar's object recognition app adds the ability to identify people's faces and display information abut them.

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Use of technology
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Cash calendar - tips for December - BBC News

Cash calendar - tips for December - BBC News | Business: Year 1 | Scoop.it
Building up a savings buffer is one financial goal that should be considered as a new year approaches, an expert says.
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Is Cadbury's move the end for Fairtrade? - BBC News

Is Cadbury's move the end for Fairtrade? - BBC News | Business: Year 1 | Scoop.it

With Cadbury set to drop its Fairtrade certification, has the ethical-trade mark had its day?

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Rolls-Royce named best company in UK to work for - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

Rolls-Royce named best company in UK to work for - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk | Business: Year 1 | Scoop.it
Engineering giant Rolls-Royce has been named the best company in Britain to work for.
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Thomas Cook profits down in tough year - BBC News

Thomas Cook profits down in tough year - BBC News | Business: Year 1 | Scoop.it
Travel firm Thomas Cook reports a fall in full-year profits after a tough period for the tourism industry.
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Price of Football 2016: Premier League cuts cost of tickets

Price of Football 2016: Premier League cuts cost of tickets | Business: Year 1 | Scoop.it

The cost of attending Premier League football has come down in the first season of a record TV rights deal, the BBC's Price of Football study finds.

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a change in pricing strategy
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Snapchat: Is it really worth $25bn? - BBC News

Snapchat: Is it really worth $25bn? - BBC News | Business: Year 1 | Scoop.it
As reports swirl that Snapchat is set to be the biggest US tech stock market launch since Facebook, we ask if it is worth the rumoured $25bn valuation.
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Equal pay day: Women earn nothing from today until 2017 - sort it out Theresa May 

Equal pay day: Women earn nothing from today until 2017 - sort it out Theresa May  | Business: Year 1 | Scoop.it

Equal pay is the fight we thought we’

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Adidas creates trainers made out of ocean waste in effort to reduce plastic in waters around world

Adidas creates trainers made out of ocean waste in effort to reduce plastic in waters around world | Business: Year 1 | Scoop.it
Adidas is helping to clean up the Earth's oceans by using the waste floating around the world to make shoes.
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Addidas embracing the environment (PESTLE+C)
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Now we're all ditching cereal

Now we're all ditching cereal | Business: Year 1 | Scoop.it
The declining popularity of cereal in the UK and the US was yesterday blamed for another slump in sales at Kellogg’s.
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Social impact on sales
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Can YOU solve the puzzle? hard brainteaser has 60 brand names

Can YOU solve the puzzle? hard brainteaser has 60 brand names | Business: Year 1 | Scoop.it
Cryptic puzzle contains 60 images representing brand and companies. While some are easy, other rely on your ability to decipher visual puns. Can you solve all 60 successfully?
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