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10 things we learned this week

Heinz beans, Greggs coffee and Walkers crisps.

by Jack Torrance
Last Updated: 27 Mar 2015

1. The public's fond of British Airways but has fallen out of love with Cadbury and Heinz.

2. Greggs sold 1 million cups of coffee each week last year.

3. The FA's new chief executive is the man who made Gary Lineker the face of Walkers Crisps

4. Paddy Power has a particular way with words.

5. An impressive 71 Chinese people became billionaires last year, more than any other country.

6. London's got another $1bn (£660m) tech startup.

7. The place in Britain with the fastest-growing house prices is.... not London, but in fact the north-west.

8. A Chinese conglomerate has paid £92m for a chunk of Thomas Cook.

9. Hidden companies in the British Virgin Islands bought £3.8bn of UK property in 2011 alone.

10. Now's not a good time to be a grocery supplier.

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