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PlayStation 5 matches the price of the Xbox Series X

PlayStation 5 matches the price of the Xbox Series X | Micro economics | Scoop.it
Sony opts not to undercut its rival this time round but instead will rely on exclusives to woo gamers.
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Co-op sales rise as shoppers stay closer to home

Co-op sales rise as shoppers stay closer to home | Micro economics | Scoop.it
The grocery chain announces in its half-year results that food sales have increased by 8.8%.
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Lego to ditch plastic bags after children call for change

Lego to ditch plastic bags after children call for change | Micro economics | Scoop.it
Lego is investing £310m to make its products more sustainable after letters from young customers.
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Pringles tube tries to wake from 'recycling nightmare'

Pringles tube tries to wake from 'recycling nightmare' | Micro economics | Scoop.it
Kellogg's redesigns the snackfood container that was dubbed the "number one villain" for recycling.
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Peloton sales surge as virus boosts home workouts

Peloton sales surge as virus boosts home workouts | Micro economics | Scoop.it
The exercise bike firm's revenues jumped 172% amid gym closures due to the pandemic.
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How Ben & Jerry’s Makes Nearly One Million… | Economics

How Ben & Jerry’s Makes Nearly One Million… | Economics | Micro economics | Scoop.it
Business Economics gold dust! Ethics, production methods, market share, economies of scale, corporate social responsibility.
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Galaxy Z Fold2: Samsung's third attempt at a folding smartphone

Galaxy Z Fold2: Samsung's third attempt at a folding smartphone | Micro economics | Scoop.it
Will it be "third time lucky" for Samsung as it reveals its latest attempt at a folding smartphone?
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Ocado halts staff deliveries temporarily amid order backlog

Ocado halts staff deliveries temporarily amid order backlog | Micro economics | Scoop.it
The online grocer says the temporary suspension is due to extra demand following its deal with M&S.
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Amazon to create 7,000 UK jobs

Amazon to create 7,000 UK jobs | Micro economics | Scoop.it
The online retail giant is recruiting at more than 50 sites in response to growing customer demand.
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Shake diet offered on NHS to fight type 2 diabetes

Shake diet offered on NHS to fight type 2 diabetes | Micro economics | Scoop.it
Thousands more people in England will be encouraged to try the weight loss plan.
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Climate change: Power companies 'hindering' move to green energy

Climate change: Power companies 'hindering' move to green energy | Micro economics | Scoop.it
New research suggests utilities are dragging their feet when it comes to embracing wind and solar.
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Zoom profits double as revenues skyrocket

Zoom profits double as revenues skyrocket | Micro economics | Scoop.it
The popular video conferencing app has seen a 458% jump in customer growth compared with last year.
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Coronavirus: Restaurants extend discount dining into September

Coronavirus: Restaurants extend discount dining into September | Micro economics | Scoop.it
Firms will use their own money to continue offering discounts when Eat Out to Help out ends.
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Next says sales 'more resilient than expected'

Next says sales 'more resilient than expected' | Micro economics | Scoop.it
The clothing retailer saw sales fall 34% as the coronavirus pandemic closed stores.
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Auctioneers see surge in Covid-19 bankruptcy sales

Auctioneers see surge in Covid-19 bankruptcy sales | Micro economics | Scoop.it
Auction firm reports "busiest month in 52 years" as stock is sold from businesses going bankrupt.
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Turkey farmers 'on tenterhooks' over Christmas demand

Turkey farmers 'on tenterhooks' over Christmas demand | Micro economics | Scoop.it
Some farmers are concerned about over-supply and restrictions on social gatherings.
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Morrisons sales rise but profits hit by Covid costs

Morrisons sales rise but profits hit by Covid costs | Micro economics | Scoop.it
The supermarket spent an extra £155m on temporary workers and bonuses during the pandemic.
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Haribo stocks run low at Tesco over price cut row

Haribo stocks run low at Tesco over price cut row | Micro economics | Scoop.it
The supermarket is reportedly not ordering more sweets until the confectioner agrees to drop prices.
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Supermarket deliveries: how UK services stack up for price and choice | Online shopping | The Guardian

Supermarket deliveries: how UK services stack up for price and choice | Online shopping | The Guardian | Micro economics | Scoop.it
The Covid crisis has made many people rethink how they shop – we test the rival options
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Coronavirus: Testing boss 'very sorry' for shortages

Coronavirus: Testing boss 'very sorry' for shortages | Micro economics | Scoop.it
Some people are being asked to travel hundreds of miles for tests as labs struggle to keep up.
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SSE fined £2m by Ofgem over 'inside information'

SSE fined £2m by Ofgem over 'inside information' | Micro economics | Scoop.it
The fine relates to delays in disclosing a deal that SSE struck with National Grid in March 2016.
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Pret a Manger offers coffee on a monthly subscription

Pret a Manger offers coffee on a monthly subscription | Micro economics | Scoop.it
Pret a Manager will allow customers to buy up to five drinks each day for a £20 monthly subscription.
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Coronavirus: Pandemic 'causing new wave' of plastic pollution

Coronavirus: Pandemic 'causing new wave' of plastic pollution | Micro economics | Scoop.it
Charity Surfers Against Sewage says it has seen a wave of discarded masks and plastics on beaches.
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Coronavirus: Rolls-Royce reports record loss as travel slumps

Coronavirus: Rolls-Royce reports record loss as travel slumps | Micro economics | Scoop.it
The company, which makes engines for planes, is cutting jobs and selling assets to bolster its finances.
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Unilever to cut fossil fuels from cleaning brands

Unilever to cut fossil fuels from cleaning brands | Micro economics | Scoop.it
The consumer giant has pledged to wipe out oil-based chemicals from its detergents by 2030.
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