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Mothercare rescue plan means closure of 60 outlets putting 900 jobs at risks

Struggling mother and baby products retailer Mothercare says it will shut 60 stores by June 2019, instead of the 50 previously earmarked for closure. The extra closures mainly come from its Childrens World division, which will go into administration. The closures will put 900 jobs at risk, up from the 800 previously stated. Mothercare also […]

Supermarket chains in key court victory against credit card operators over fees

Three of Britain’s biggest supermarket chains have won the latest stage of their legal battle against card operators Mastercard and Visa. The Court of Appeal confirmed two earlier rulings that the card charges – known as interchange fees – infringed EU competition law. Sainsbury’s, Argos, Morrisons and Asda have all argued in previous cases that the […]

Facebook admits bug unblocked unwanted users

Facebook has admitted a glitch in its network meant people who had been blocked were temporarily unblocked. The bug, revealed by the company on Monday, affected at least 800,000 people. It was active between between 29 May and 5 June and applied to both core Facebook and its Messenger app. The company said it would […]