The Third lockdown may cost UK £400million every working day

  The UK Lockdown could hit the borrowing balloon for the 2020/2021 financial year past £450 billion and predicts the latest coronavirus restrictions could cost the country £400 million every working day. Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a new £4.6 billion plan to help businesses through a new lockdown, including one-off top-up grants up to £9,…

Booming supermarkets amid pandemic

Britons under the pandemic and lockdown spent £11.7billion on groceries in the supermarkets. as trading leapt forward to 11.4 per cent to £32.7billion  over the 12 weeks to December 27, helped by delays at Dover and Brexit talks ushering consumers to do their Christmas shopping early with December 21, the busiest period as 15 million…

Pets at Home sold for nearly £1bn

Pets at Home. the specialist veterinary business has been sold to rival Linnaeus Group, the US Private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) for £955m in a deal that hands its top directors, and co-investors, and founders ROI. The five sites being sold to Linnaeus which is part of Mars Petcare are Dick White Referrals…

Super rich  VIP have taken conspicuous consumption to new extremes

Associate sociology professor and former model, Ashley Mears’s entertaining study of the elite nightclub scene revealing the truth behind nightclubs from New York to Miami and the Riviera. Mears reveals how beautiful young women are used to boost the status of men million-dollar birthday parties, megayachts on the French Riviera. She conducted an ethnographic study…

Dyson Corrale

DYSON CORRALE HAIR STRAIGHTENERS MAKE THEIR DEBUT AT 447 OXFORD STREET LONDON W1C 2PR. There are three heats on these malleable hair straighteners – 165, 185 and 210. You can also use them to wave or ringlet hair.  They cost £400 but they seem to be the best on the market.  They were launched in…

New Scent of terror against the proposed Moscow perfume store

A team in Moscow has created a Putrid scent in a protest against plans for a perfume store in a historic building with a terrible past. The former military court saw thousands of people condemned to death during Stalin’s Great Terror in the 1930s. The Great Purges involving thousands of people with public trials of …

Way forward for 5G networks

A couple of months ago, the heads from 18 small British telecoms companies met at a London bank to discuss investment, strategy, and mergers. In the meeting, they were asked if they thought the Chinese could eavesdrop through back doors in Huawei equipment all 18 hands went up. One of the bankers then asked, if…

LVMH acquires Tiffany for $16.7bn

Bernard Arnault’s luxury LVMH is set to buy Tiffany & Co for $16.7bn, after the US jeweller negotiated to raise the offer by $600m to clinch an agreement. Europe’s richest man and his group can restore Tiffany to its former glory as one of the top brands in global luxury. The boards of both companies…

Kylie Jenner sells 51 per cent of her beauty company for $600m

The world’s youngest self-made billionaire Kylie Jenner is selling 51 per cent of Kylie Cosmetics to US makeup group and fragrance giant Coty for $600m. The youngest of the five Kardashian-Jenner sisters, Jenner will still be the face of the brand and involved in creating new products. Kylie Jenner started the company in 2015 as…