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BP loses latest US oil spill appeal

BP loses latest US oil spill appeal | Business: Year 2 | Scoop.it
The US Supreme Court rejects oil giant BP's latest legal challenge to a settlement agreement over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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These Women Entrepreneurs Created A Fake Male Cofounder To Dodge Startup Sexism

These Women Entrepreneurs Created A Fake Male Cofounder To Dodge Startup Sexism | Business: Year 2 | Scoop.it
Penelope Gazin and Kate Dwyer faced a lot of sexism and condescension when they launched their e-commerce marketplace for weird art–that is until they introduced an imaginary cofounder named Keith.
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Who is celebrating the fall of the pound?

Who is celebrating the fall of the pound? | Business: Year 2 | Scoop.it
As the pound has fallen in value against both the euro and the dollar, who is benefiting from the decline?
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Cath Kidston's profits bloom as 'essential Britishness' sells worldwide

Cath Kidston's profits bloom as 'essential Britishness' sells worldwide | Business: Year 2 | Scoop.it

Overseas sales of UK brand’s trademark floral tablecloths, tea towels and crockery rise by almost a fifth

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Ex-Sainsbury's boss warns Brexit will hit weekly shop - BBC News

Ex-Sainsbury's boss warns Brexit will hit weekly shop - BBC News | Business: Year 2 | Scoop.it
Brexit is going to mean "higher prices, less choice and poorer quality", says ex-Sainsbury's boss Justin King.
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External Influences...impact of Brexit
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More than half of Morrisons investors rebel over executive pay

More than half of Morrisons investors rebel over executive pay | Business: Year 2 | Scoop.it
Supermarket appears to blame shareholder lobby group after vote on renumeration report that could increase bonus payouts
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Reality Check: What are your taxes spent on? - BBC News

Reality Check: What are your taxes spent on? - BBC News | Business: Year 2 | Scoop.it

How much tax do we pay and what is the money spent on? BBC Breakfast's Steph McGovern explains.

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Dyson 'enormously optimistic' about post-Brexit trade - BBC News

Dyson 'enormously optimistic' about post-Brexit trade - BBC News | Business: Year 2 | Scoop.it
The billionaire says UK business success lies beyond Europe because "that's the fast-growing bit".
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Handbag designer: 'I am moving manufacturing to Italy' - BBC News

Handbag designer: 'I am moving manufacturing to Italy' - BBC News | Business: Year 2 | Scoop.it
Handbag designer Claudia Fürst is moving her manufacturing operation to Italy to counter the impact of the weak British pound.
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MWC 2017: Netflix chief is worried and excited by future - BBC News

MWC 2017: Netflix chief is worried and excited by future - BBC News | Business: Year 2 | Scoop.it

Netflix chief says he faces growing competition from Amazon, Apple and Google but still sees room to grow.

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The skills shortage pushing Dyson to Asia - BBC News

The skills shortage pushing Dyson to Asia - BBC News | Business: Year 2 | Scoop.it
UK tech firm Dyson has opened a new $400m research centre in Singapore - partly because of a lack of engineers in Britain
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Thomas Cook warns on 2017 outlook despite 40% rise in demand for Greece - BBC News

Thomas Cook warns on 2017 outlook despite 40% rise in demand for Greece - BBC News | Business: Year 2 | Scoop.it

Thomas Cook is 'cautious' for this year although demand for Greek holidays is sharply higher.

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World's biggest companies unite against Trump in court

World's biggest companies unite against Trump in court | Business: Year 2 | Scoop.it

Ninety-seven companies, from Apple to Zynga, filed an impassioned legal brief condemning President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration, stepping up the industry’s growing opposition to the policy. The amicus brief was filed late Sunday in the ninth circuit court of appeals and emphasises the importance of immigrants in the economy and society.

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Political impact on Businesses
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Facebook loses $500m Oculus virtual reality case - BBC News

Facebook loses $500m Oculus virtual reality case - BBC News | Business: Year 2 | Scoop.it

A US court rules that Facebook unlawfully used a video game developer's technology.

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Burberry: Brexit trade potential 'enormous'

Burberry: Brexit trade potential 'enormous' | Business: Year 2 | Scoop.it
The design chief of the British fashion house says it's a "smaller world than it's ever been" for trade.
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John Lewis profits fall by half

John Lewis profits fall by half | Business: Year 2 | Scoop.it

Profits at the retailer are hit by reorganisation costs and a weaker performance for Waitrose.

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Dairy-free ice cream taps into 'healthy' treat trend - BBC News

Dairy-free ice cream taps into 'healthy' treat trend - BBC News | Business: Year 2 | Scoop.it
Brands are scooping up customers by avoiding the 'vegan' label but offering 'permissible' treats.
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external influences...social changes and trends
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Cirque du Soleil buys Blue Man Group - BBC News

Cirque du Soleil buys Blue Man Group - BBC News | Business: Year 2 | Scoop.it
The two acts are now backed by a private equity firm that has also invested in Spotify and Uber.
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Mergers and Takeovers...
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Complaints against America’s airlines are rising

Complaints against America’s airlines are rising | Business: Year 2 | Scoop.it
LAST year, Bob Fornaro, the boss of Spirit Airlines, talked of the effort his firm had made to reduce the number of customer complaints. The ultra-low-cost carrier, dubbed the most hated airline in America by Bloomberg, had long been ranked as a primary purveyor of passenger pain, regularly propping up lists that rate airline service.
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McLaren to 3D-print parts at Bahrain F1 Grand Prix trackside - BBC News

McLaren to 3D-print parts at Bahrain F1 Grand Prix trackside - BBC News | Business: Year 2 | Scoop.it
The British race team will redesign parts to suit track conditions at the Bahrain Grand Prix.
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'Steady as she goes - Brexit leaves our strategy unchanged' - BBC News

'Steady as she goes - Brexit leaves our strategy unchanged' - BBC News | Business: Year 2 | Scoop.it
The boss of floor tiles firm Amtico in Coventry says Brexit is not affecting his company's strategy.
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Has this dress been to more countries than you? - BBC News

Has this dress been to more countries than you? - BBC News | Business: Year 2 | Scoop.it

We track a single item of clothing to see just where it goes before it ends up in the shop.

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Can modern incarnation of C5 succeed? - BBC News

Can modern incarnation of C5 succeed? - BBC News | Business: Year 2 | Scoop.it
The nephew of Sir Clive Sinclair has developed a successor to the Sinclair C5 electric vehicle, which he hopes can find a market.
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Innovation: Didn't work first time round, can it this time?
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Should firms do more for charity? - BBC News

Should firms do more for charity? - BBC News | Business: Year 2 | Scoop.it
Many firms believe in the value of charitable activity, but what's the best way for firms to give back?
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Elkington's triple bottom line in action
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Aldi overtakes Co-op to become UK's fifth largest grocer - BBC News

Aldi overtakes Co-op to become UK's fifth largest grocer - BBC News | Business: Year 2 | Scoop.it

German-owned Aldi becomes Britain's fifth biggest grocer as the march of the discounters continues.

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A great example of a business benefitting from the current situation on the business cycle and achieving growth.
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Why you may never have to commute again - BBC News

Why you may never have to commute again - BBC News | Business: Year 2 | Scoop.it
Technology advances are changing the way we work and live.
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innovation?
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