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Tesco sales rise 1.3% over the Christmas period - BBC News


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Tesco sales rise 1.3% over the Christmas period
BBC News
Tesco has hailed a "strong Christmas" after its UK sales rose 1.3% on a like-for-like basis in the six weeks ending 9 January. ... It offers some hope that the business might be able to deliver sustained volume growth," said analysts at Stifel in a ...
Tesco Surprises as U.K. Grocer Posts Increase in Christmas SalesBloomberg
Tesco beats forecasts with Christmas sales riseThe Guardian

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Merlin's UK theme park sales slump after Alton Towers crash - The Guardian


The Guardian

Merlin's UK theme park sales slump after Alton Towers crash
The Guardian
Group like-for-like sales for the 36 weeks to 5 September were up 0.3%, slowing from the growth of 2.8% at the half year, as strong Legoland trade in North America and Germany just offset reduced business at Alton Towers and other UK parks. A weak euro ...
Alton Towers owner Merlin rues accident effectBBC News

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9 weirdest businesses in Britain where you don't pay VAT - Business Insider


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9 weirdest businesses in Britain where you don't pay VAT
Business Insider
It basically said the government was destroying pubs because of the massive difference in VAT for the two sectors. VAT is a consumption tax or general sales tax. But there are dozens of sectors out there that pay little or no tax because of the ...

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