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Thursday, February 28, 2013
Mobile sales triple within a year reaching £7.5 billion in 2012
M-commerce sales tripled in value in 2012, reaching £7.5 billion in value as technology and consumer practices advance.
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Friday, February 15, 2013
Cool beans for Heinz with $28 billion offer
Heinz is set to be bought up by a consortium of Mr Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway company and private equity firm 3G, in a deal worth $28 billion.
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Thursday, February 14, 2013
The Whitbread organisation extends BPO contract
The Whitbread organisation, which owns Premier Inn, Brewers Fayre and Beefeater, has signed an extended five-year contract with Steria, to provide BPO services.
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Risk management failing to keep pace with supply chain reliance
Despite increasing uptake and reliance on supply chains, businesses are failing to effectively develop risk management to tackle increasing threats.
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Tuesday, February 12, 2013
IT upgrade trips up Morrisons
A upgrade to IT systems at Morrisons have caused significant delays to supplier payments.
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Friday, February 08, 2013
Post Office looks to partner with retail firms
The Post Office is looking to partner with retail firms in a bid to reduce losses of £40 million a year.
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Friday, February 01, 2013
US Justice Department files competition suit against beer takeover
The deal by Anheuser-Busch Inbev (ABI) to buy Mexican based brewery company Grupo Modelo, has been faced with a competition suit from the US Justice Department.
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