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The best and worst performing funds and investment trusts of 2018 (so far) revealed

  They may be starkly different investments, but both the Baillie Gifford America fund and Lindsell Train investment trust navigated a particularly choppy year to emerge as the best performers. The former tops the list of investment funds, according to DIY investing platform AJ Bell, delivering a return of 26 per cent to 7 December Read more about The best and worst performing funds and investment trusts of 2018 (so far) revealed[…]

Doncaster Council agreed a payment of £125,000 to Flannels’ parent group Sports Direct, which is run by Mike Ashley (above)

Council pays billionaire retail tycoon Mike Ashley £125,000 to open store in Doncaster town centre

  Council pays billionaire retail tycoon Mike Ashley £125,000 to open store in Doncaster town centre Mike Ashley’s fashion chain Flannels gifted £125,000 to open in October  Work on the ‘derelict’ site  had stalled, triggering fears it may not open for years It comes from a £2.5million business incentive scheme set up to boost the Read more about Council pays billionaire retail tycoon Mike Ashley £125,000 to open store in Doncaster town centre[…]

Claire Foy turns Swedish avenging angel in new film The Girl In The Spider’s Web

Benedict Cumberbatch and his dog steal the show in The Grinch, writes KATE MUIR

  Rating: The Grinch (PG) Verdict: Benedict Cumberbatch in the limelight The tagline on the animated reboot of Dr. Seuss’s The Grinch is: ‘It’s never too early to be annoyed by Christmas.’ With Benedict Cumberbatch voicing the title role with wicked relish, you will find yourself entirely in agreement with that sentiment. You, too, will Read more about Benedict Cumberbatch and his dog steal the show in The Grinch, writes KATE MUIR[…]

Bryce Harper sweepstakes reach fever pitch as Scott Boras teases possible landing spots

Bryce Harper sweepstakes reach fever pitch as Scott Boras teases possible landing spots

  Bob Nightengale USA TODAY Published 9:16 PM EST Dec 12, 2018 LAS VEGAS — It was Santa Claus standing under the Christmas tree Wednesday, with nearly 200 reporters and camera crews huddled around, trying to get a glimpse, a sound bite, and if lucky, a conversation. It was powerful agent Scott Boras, who has Read more about Bryce Harper sweepstakes reach fever pitch as Scott Boras teases possible landing spots[…]

Eddie Redmayne (pictured) as Newt Scamander in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

KATE MUIR reviews Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

  Wand-erful! Eddie Redmayne, Jude Law and Johnny Depp in a magical return to 1920s Hogwarts: KATE MUIR reviews Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald By Kate Muir For The Daily Mail Published: 22:02 GMT, 8 November 2018 | Updated: 01:08 GMT, 9 November 2018 Muggles, grab your Eurostar tickets now, as J.K. Rowling’s magical Read more about KATE MUIR reviews Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald[…]

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3 steps to achieving B2B sales intelligence

  It’s well documented that successful business expansion can come with a range of challenges. For many B2B organisations, it is the need to rapidly scale their sales teams, operations and output that becomes the biggest stumbling block to future growth. From misaligned sales teams to inadequate CRM contact data, few B2B companies have a Read more about 3 steps to achieving B2B sales intelligence[…]

NFL defends tactics on personal conduct investigations, but impasse remains

NFL defends tactics on personal conduct investigations, but impasse remains

Jarrett Bell USA TODAY Published 8:45 PM EST Dec 12, 2018 IRVING, Texas — You might think that Roger Goodell has assembled a veritable “Dream Team” to carry the ball for the NFL when it comes to the slippery slope of investigations into personal conduct. Consider the star power: B. Todd Jones is a former Read more about NFL defends tactics on personal conduct investigations, but impasse remains[…]

Bottom line: The growing trend of over ordering online and returning items is forecast to blow a £1.6billion hole in retailers’ profits by Christmas

Returns frenzy set to blow £1.6billion hole in retailer’s profits by Christmas

  Returns frenzy set to blow £1.6billion hole in retailer’s profits by Christmas Retailers are experiencing a deluge of returns in the run up to Christmas The cost, predicted to be around £1.6bn, has been exacerbated by Black Friday  Returns cost online firms in the region of £5 per item   By Neil Craven for The Mail Read more about Returns frenzy set to blow £1.6billion hole in retailer’s profits by Christmas[…]

iPhone 2019 may be thinner and lighter thanks to touch-integrated OLED screen

iPhone 2019 may be thinner and lighter thanks to touch-integrated OLED screen

  Apple could make its 2019 iPhone thinner and lighter than the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max thanks to new screen technology, according to a report today. A touch-integrated OLED is said to literally flatten out the touchscreen-making process, which currently requires a separate touch layer that sits on top of a display layer. Read more about iPhone 2019 may be thinner and lighter thanks to touch-integrated OLED screen[…]