In defence of piped music maestros

Music shops
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In-store DJs explain their maligned trade

E4174R new build or closure of offices tables cabinets stacked piled up in empty room abandoned sign of recession change
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Guffipedia update — stacks of new jargon

Two fresh entries for the dictionary of corporate twaddle

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Lebanese restaurant chain lists on Aim

Group raised £16m to expand its brand outside London

Twitter buys ‘small and mighty’ Magic Pony

Deal for start-up comes amid push to bolster video capability

Majestic Wine: cheers

A dividend will return next year — if drinkers’ tastes improve

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Time Out’s countercultural sense of timing

Magazine group floated despite market’s jitters over Brexit

Singapore gay pride rally’s company test

Businesses should avoid backing causes they have not fully researched only to abandon them

Neil Woodford

Woodford targets Imperial Innovations

Star fund manager takes 21% share in technology-focused group

21/2/2013 Nat Rothschild leaves the BUMI shareholders meeting with his mother this afternoon.

Rothschild’s Volex quest will be arduous

Corporate structure at the maker of power cables is not pretty

BHS Philip Green composite for UK Front

MPs want £600m from Green for BHS pension

Retail tycoon due to testify about failed chain next week

Pubs: the Devil’s Brew

The problems of intense competition and sobriety

WANdisco share price rises on cash call

Lossmaking UK-listed tech group turns to equity issuance again

BHS the exception as administrations fall

Insolvency practitioners feel the squeeze

Countrywide dips its toes in online sales

UK’s largest residential estate agency introduces fixed-fee service in response to web start-ups

Aim at 21 must squeeze out delinquents

Forum has weathered youthful mishaps but rules and size matter

Accrol bucks trend with Aim listing

Toilet roll maker believes UK referendum result will not affect its business

Goldman warned Green aide about BHS buyer

Advisers and former management questioned on retail chain’s collapse

Lakehouse struggles to turn tide of woes

Deep-rooted problems have been exposed to public scrutiny

Adult colouring book sales attract tax man

Publishers and retailers could be hit with £4m VAT bill

Volatile markets hit Brewin Dolphin

Group looks to build discretionary wealth management arm

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