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Marks and Spencer enters online education

Marks and Spencer enters online education

Sep. 15 | Retail giant Marks and Spencer has forayed into the online education market. High street retailer, Marks and Spencer (M&S), has entered the online education sector by launching a business course in partnership with Leeds University. The self-study...

Tesco-backed Harris+Hoole to close six stores in the UK

Tesco-backed Harris+Hoole to close six stores in the UK

Aug. 20 | Citing losses at certain London stores, Tesco-backed Harris+Hoole to close six cafes. After just a year, supermarket giant Tesco bought a minority stake in Harris+Hoole and opened coffee shops in supermarkets to bring in more customers, the cafe chain...

UK auto industry expects sales rise of 2.45 million

UK auto industry expects sales rise of 2.45 million

Aug. 7 | As per the industry body, The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders’ forecast for 2014, UK auto industry expects sales rise of 2.45 million cars. Against the previous 2014 car sales forecast of 6 percent growth, The Society of Motor Manufacturers...

Mainstream media still leads over online news, says new report

Mainstream media still leads over online news, says new report

Jun. 12 | UK still hasn’t warmed up to the idea of consuming online news. A new report has suggested that the traditional media organizations continue to be a dominant source of online news in the UK. The research, carried out by the Reuters Institute for...

Barclays plans to eliminate 7,000 jobs by 2016

Barclays plans to eliminate 7,000 jobs by 2016

May. 8 | The UK-based multinational and financial services company Barclays is under pressure to increase its returns. Due to this, the company has made the decision to cut 7,000 jobs at the investment bank. This accounts to a quarter of the total and showed...

Nintendo UK to begin Mario Cart 8  marketing campaign

Nintendo UK to begin Mario Cart 8 marketing campaign

Apr. 28 | Game manufacturer Nintendo UK has indicated that it is all set to begin a full-fledged marketing campaign behind the Mario Kart 8. The campaign has already begun as the social media strategy has hoped to make the players nostalgic as they go through the...

Gatwick Airport to take measures following Christmas Eve chaos

Gatwick Airport to take measures following Christmas Eve chaos

Apr. 11 | The recent report by Members of Parliament has stated that the chaos which was created at Gatwick Airport during Christmas Eve 2013 must be treated as ‘a wake-up call’ for all other airports in the UK. On December 24, 2013, over 11,000 passengers...

Subway planning significant expansions in UK and Ireland

Subway planning significant expansions in UK and Ireland

Jan. 22 | Famous US-based fast food giant Subway is planning to expand its business in the UK and Ireland and the upcoming expansion plans are expected to create 13,000 new jobs in the countries. The company wants to grow from the current 1,731 stores to 3,000...

England to get first motorway service station pub

England to get first motorway service station pub

Jan. 21 | The first motorway service station pub in England is scheduled to open on Tuesday, January 21, 2014. However, the latest move invited plenty of criticism from road safety and health campaigners, who are warning that it will encourage drinking and driving....

Google privacy case to be heard in UK, High Court decides

Google privacy case to be heard in UK, High Court decides

Jan. 17 | Search engine giant Google will be fighting the High Court’s decision that it can be sued for an alleged breach of privacy in the UK, despite the fact that the company is based in the US. On January 16, 2014, the High Court ruled that the American...