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Sainsbury's bids for Argos owner Home Retail Group - BBC News


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Sainsbury's bids for Argos owner Home Retail Group
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In a statement, Sainsbury's chairman David Tyler said: "The UK grocery retail industry is undergoing a period of intense change in customer shopping behaviour and in the competitive environment. "This combination with HRG presents an opportunity to ...

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No joke: Why the business world is embracing comedy - BBC News


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No joke: Why the business world is embracing comedy
BBC News
While the worlds of comedy and business may not initially appear to have much in common, a growing number of firms are in fact turning to comedians to help them boost staff communication, performance, and creativity. And to ... While Ms Richer admits ...

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Supermarkets cut diesel price to below ?1 a litre - BBC News


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Supermarkets cut diesel price to below ?1 a litre
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Most of the price of UK fuel, about 75%, goes to the Treasury in duty and VAT. The rest is refinery costs, distribution and the fuel retailers' profit margins, leaving less of a link between the price of the commodity and the finished fuel product than ...
Diesel drops below ?1 per litre in the UK for the first time since May 2009The Guardian
Supermarket giants Morrisons, Tesco and Asda set to cut diesel to under ?1 for ...International Business Times UK

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Tax raid on German football federation

Police raid the German Football Association headquarters and two officials' homes over tax evasion allegations linked to the 2006 Fifa World Cup.

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