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Published: Mar 21 , 2019
Author: Stephen White
When Philip Green announced last week that his wife’s Arcadia Group, which includes Topshop and Miss Selfridge, is planning a restructure, many members of the public will have experienced a feeling of schadenfreude. But those who are in the front line of deals with Mr Green, particularly the landlords who own the stores which he leases throughout the land, will have sighed resignedly as yet another retailer threatens to ‘go under’ unless they play ball and reduce his rents.
Published: Mar 14 , 2019
Author: Alan Smith
Despite my reluctance, we ended up getting a new dog three weeks ago. I said I didn’t want a puppy, for obvious and smelly reasons, my daughter asked me to define puppy? I should have seen it coming and avoided the obvious signal I know, but we now have a 10-month-old adolescent dog called Grouse! Not technically a puppy but still young, crazy and cute as a button. Children are the best negotiators (even 23-year olds).
Published: Mar 07 , 2019
Author: Richard Savage
Watch the big fight on the Saturday before last? What a brutal business boxing is. The might of one opponent pitched firmly and squarely against another. There are rules of engagement of course; you have to be within 2kg of each other, there’s a medical assessment, special equipment and even a weight of gloves for your category. All designed to level the playing field. What follows is primal. Typical of most boxing evenings, it is hosted in a theatre type venue. An arena, in the middle of which,...