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Tesco closes Blinkbox Books after Waterstones fails to bite

Tesco closes Blinkbox Books after Waterstones fails to bite

The digital streaming service is the latest casualty in the supermarket's turnaround battle.

 

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The corporate world acts as if mental illness doesn't exist - and that doesn't solve anything, says Katarina Skoberne.

 
 
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28 January 2015

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How to sell ice to an Eskimo

How to sell ice to an Eskimo

28 January 2015

Five quick tips to make a hard sell easy.

 
 
Dr Richie Nanda: 'I guarded Michael Jackson for four days. I didn't sleep at all'

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26 January 2015

YOU LIVE AND YOU LEARN: The chairman of Shield Group and Topsgrup India will still step in and break up a fight if one kicks off.

 
 
What next for the toxic grocer?

What next for the toxic grocer?

26 January 2015

Tesco's troubles are deep-rooted and multiplying. Does new boss Dave Lewis have the beans to turn the retail giant around, asks Matthew Lynn.

 
 
10 things we learned this week

10 things we learned this week

23 January 2015

Man U's millions, William Hill's error, Mark Carney's mission.

 
 
35 Women Under 35: Nominate now!

35 Women Under 35: Nominate now!

23 January 2015

MT is scouring the land for the country's brightest young businesswomen. Have you got what it takes to be part of this year's illustrious '35 Women Under 35' list?

 
 
Chris Deerin: 'I would have to learn to speak PR...'

Chris Deerin: 'I would have to learn to speak PR...'

23 January 2015

Our new regular columnist on learning to speak PR, the surfeit of democracy facing the Scots and how life in a start-up is full of choices

 
 
10 things we think will happen in 2015

10 things we think will happen in 2015

23 January 2015

Expect some answers to the English Question, a phone that can read your mind and a wave of young professionals flowing to the regions. And what about the oil price?

 
 
Meet the ex-Royal Marine bringing wearable tech to Harrods

Meet the ex-Royal Marine bringing wearable tech to Harrods

23 January 2015

Simon Weatherall's Glofaster range aims to help runners and cyclists monitor their performance.

 
 

The MT interview: Gareth Penny

The boss of the world's dominant diamond business

Gareth Penny, De Beers Group CEO, predicts a sparkling return to form

 
 

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