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Netflix shares up on customer numbers

Netflix says its customer numbers grew more than expected last quarter, sending its US-listed shares up as much as 8% in after hours trading.

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Walmart shuts 269 stores worldwide

Walmart announces it will close 269 stores globally as it struggles to compete with online retailers like Amazon.

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EDF considers selling ?3bn stake in UK nuclear business to help fund reactors - The Guardian


The Guardian

EDF considers selling ?3bn stake in UK nuclear business to help fund reactors
The Guardian
EDF is considering the sale of a ?3bn (?2.2bn) stake in its British nuclear business in a bid to raise cash for new Hinkley Point reactors. Possible buyers would be state-owned Chinese companies, who are already committed partners on the ?18bn Somerset ...

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One in 10 UK small businesses rely on 'improvised' business plans - Startups.co.uk


Startups.co.uk

One in 10 UK small businesses rely on 'improvised' business plans
Startups.co.uk
One in 10 small and medium-sized UK companies are risking failure by relying on 'improvised' business plans instead of detailed written documents, according to research from One Pol and npower Business. Alarmingly, a number of small firms are relying ...

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Contactless card limit rises to ?30

UK shoppers will now be able to spend up to ?30 using contactless cards after the limit was increased from ?20, amid a surge in people using them.

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