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10 things we learned this week

Twitter's CFO mishap, Willy Wonka's elevator, Zoopla's forthcoming battle.

by Jack Torrance
Last Updated: 12 Dec 2014

1. Twitter’s CFO isn’t especially well acquainted with his own company’s core product. 

2. Willy Wonka’s Great Glass Elevator could become a reality. Sort of.

3. Zoopla’s CEO isn’t afraid of a scrap over the future of the property market with new competitor Agents’ Mutual.

4. The newest addition to Argos’ store estate is roughly the size of a large kitchen.

5. Spotify is paying out 80% of its revenues in royalties.

6. In the future graphene could be helping you tuck in to your favourite meal.

7. Controversy isn’t always a red flag for investors.

8. British consumers are expected to shell out £42.4bn in the run up to Christmas, 4% more than last year.

9. Kingfisher’s incoming chief exec, Veronique Laurie, has got a lot of work to do.

10. Boris Johnson is really excited about fintech.

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