Next poised to bring forward summer promotion

Fashion giant Next is poised to bring forward its highly anticipated summer promotion – in an effort to manage demand at its shops.  The Next summer sale, which normally offers price cuts of up to 70 per cent, is one of the biggest events in the high street calendar and …

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Russian tycoon shops for car dealers in UK

Russian billionaire Sergey Petrov is scouting the City for potential deals that could include an acquisition of one of Britain’s biggest car dealerships.  The entrepreneur made his fortune building up Russia’s largest forecourt chain and selling cars from some of the world’s top manufacturers – including Mitsubishi and Hyundai – …

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Snap up these undervalued stocks and bag a bargain

Many months have passed since the world’s stock markets were first shocked by the fallout from coronavirus.  In the meantime, the lockdown has hammered the travel and hospitality sectors and taken huge bites out of the share prices of manufacturing firms, construction groups and retailers.  Finally, next weekend, the most …

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Is it time you ditched your pricey pension plan?

Investors are using the lockdown to haul their pension savings out of expensive old-style plans – and move the money to low-cost fund supermarkets instead.  Interactive Investor, the low-cost provider, says four of the top five most common transfers into its pension account this year have been from insurance company …

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Is investing in utility giants STILL such a bright idea?

A bright idea?: As a nation we’ve used less water, gas and electricity during lockdown Your own energy bills may have been eye-watering during lockdown, but as a nation we’ve used less water, gas and electricity thanks to temporary shutdowns in manufacturing and less use of public and private transport.  …

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MIDAS SHARE TIPS: Warehouses can mean big profit

According to psychologists, it takes little more than nine weeks to form a new habit. And with lockdown starting on March 23, the UK has had plenty of time to develop new routines.  Online shopping was already a popular pastime among British consumers. But it has surged to new levels …

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