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Credit Suisse to cut another 2,000 jobs

Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse announces another 2,000 jobs cuts, adding to 4,000 cuts announced last month.

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Krispy Kreme UK eyes London IPO: Sky News - Reuters


Reuters

Krispy Kreme UK eyes London IPO: Sky News
Reuters
The private-equity owner of Krispy Kreme's UK business has hired investment bank Investec to oversee a flotation of the doughnut and coffee chain, Sky News reported without citing sources. Sky said the timing and size of the initial public offering ...

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Kickstarter paid a journalist to investigate its biggest failed project - here's what he found - Business Insider


Business Insider

Kickstarter paid a journalist to investigate its biggest failed project - here's what he found
Business Insider
Much of this additional funding came from a local business owner who is thought to have lost around ?250,000 ($353,000) on the project. In his report, Harris lays out exactly what happened, how it happened, and suggests several steps crowdfunding sites ...

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UK house prices accelerate in November

House prices across the UK accelerated in the year to November, rising 7.7%, according to the Office for National Statistics.

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Homebase to disappear from UK as Australian brand Bunnings takes over - The Guardian


The Guardian

Homebase to disappear from UK as Australian brand Bunnings takes over
The Guardian
?Bunnings is well placed to unlock value from the Homebase business and has a proven track record in delivering growth, both organically and through acquisition,? said Richard Goyder, managing director of Bunnings owner Wesfarmers, which also owns the ...
Wesfarmers to Acquire U.K's Homebase for $485 MillionBloomberg
Bunnings to hit UK in $705m dealBusiness News
Wesfarmers seals purchase of UK's Home Retail GroupThe Australian
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