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By Jack Torrance Wednesday, 06 May 2015
The supermarket is suffering an identity crisis and is under siege from low-cost rivals.
EDITOR'S BLOG: And we only have ourselves to blame. Our infantile election has done us no credit whatsoever.
The newest dating app on the block is growing fast - but not as fast as its French founder predicted.
PwC is ditching A-Levels as an entry criterion for its graduate recruitment programme.
The takeaway service says orders were up 51% in the first quarter.
A third of UK managers work more than 40 hours a week, compared to 60% of Americans.
Reports claim the beleaguered bank stripped customers' assets to improve its books.
The UK's largest bank reported a 4% rise in profits to £7.1bn after three months without any major fines. Must make a nice change.
The Watford FC fan is reorganising the fast food giant, but his strategy was light on details.
Mike Coupe's Egyptian conviction, WPP's surging share price, Ryanair's $5m hack.
Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin launches its New Shepard rocket 94km above the Earth, but the winner of the new space race will be the one who masters landing.
The media conglomerate's outgoing chairman lavishes praise on the £43m-a-year founder.
The ailing supermarket is opening new manned express tills.
Sometimes you don't really have to excel, you just have to beat the other guy.
It claims the deal will create the 'ultimate online property resource.'
The oil major's earnings plunged 56% - not as bad as markets were expecting.
The transport chief has backpedalled on comments made in an MT interview.
The food retailer has enjoyed a run of good performance after shifting its strategy towards posh nosh.
The Irish budget airline is the latest victim of cyber crime.
An Egyptian court convicted the Sainsbury's boss in absentia over an alleged embezzlement it says he committed in the country. Unsurprisingly, he's appealing.
The Tories' last-ditch plan doesn't allow for any changes in the economy.
Home Retail Group's other brand, Homebase, isn't doing so well though.
The former chief executive will also get a further £1.1m in severance pay.
Two Daves and their cuts, Farage's potty-mouthed doppelganger O'Leary and Sturgeon's very own Stelios.
As the election climaxes there's the potential for workers to clash over their beliefs.
Chris Vincent has built two businesses turning over a combined £12.3m.
Avoid fads when christening your company, says Faisal Butt.
Whether the prospect of giving up work fills you with delight or dread, it's worth thinking through what you want out of life well before your leaving party.
A worthy - and super cheap - rival to the Apple Watch, check your serve, a virtual phone app and tone your chin.
Online portals have given high-street firms an ever-tighter stranglehold on property sales and lettings. But a new breed of highly competitive rivals is emerging.
The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid shows how you can turn in a profit in even the poorest countries.
The group chairman and group CEO of AMV BBDO finds inspiration in John Paul Getty's 'rise early, work hard, strike oil' and is proudest of being a mum of three.
The co-author of Becoming Steve Jobs punctures a few popular misunderstandings about the Apple genius.
Double-think is still essential for survival in Russia. John Lloyd is gripped by a portrait of a dangerous, nihilistic country that's starting to flex its muscles.
In spite of its huge agricultural potential, sub-Saharan Africa is a net food importer. But now, thanks to investment and training, farmers are starting to increase their yields.
The key to making the most of what you've got is to live in the here and now, says Jo Haigh.
Help! I have just got a promotion that involves addressing large groups but public speaking terrifies me. Any tips?
Its engine was built in his home town so Sathnam Sanghera should have been blown away by this supercharged saloon.
The co-founder of the body suit business is a big fan of Ayn Rand.
My father has always mentored and encouraged me. Now I run his business.
EVERYTHING YOU KNOW ABOUT BUSINESS IS WRONG: Even tried-and-tested policies have their sell-by date.
The MT Interview
By Andrew Saunders Thursday, 23 April 2015
THE MT INTERVIEW: Running one of the busiest public transport systems in the world is no place for a shrinking violet. Just as well then that Transport for London's commissioner knows his job, and isn't one.
The oil giant's shares rose this morning: yet another reason it probably won't be bought.
IN ASSOCIATION WITH GAMESYS: Noel Hayden survived the dot com boom and his lucky streak looks set to continue.
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