Tag: Olympic



Hornby Launches 85 Per Cent Off Sale Following Poor Olympics Performance

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Posted on 29 September, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

With the benefit of hindsight, the Olympics were not the saving grace of British retailing that Lord Seb Coe et al. promised they would be.... Read More

Olympic and Paralympic Games Boost Employment in the Capital City

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Posted on 17 September, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy

The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, by general consensus, were a huge success.... Read More

Olympic Boost for Primark with 15 Per Cent Surge in Sales

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Posted on 16 September, 2012 by MOVEHUT under Business News

Bargain hunters at discount store Primark shrugged off the distractions of the 2012 Olympic Games and went on a spending spree over the summer.... Read More

Almost Half of Brits Want Sunday Trading Hours Extended

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Posted on 12 September, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy

The Olympic Games were due to be a highly profitable time for Britain... Read More

What will Happen to the Olympic Venues Now?

What will Happen to the Olympic Venues Now?
Posted on 10 September, 2012 by MOVEHUT under Business News

Now the Olympic and Paralympic Games are over, many of us are left thinking what will happen to the Olympic venues?... Read More

Olympic Slump for Retailers Continues On Into August

Olympic Slump for Retailers Continues On Into August
Posted on 7 September, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy

July results from the retail sector proved incredibly disappointing; failing to live up to the pre-Olympic Games promise that the sporting event would boost the revenues of small to medium sized enterprises after several years of recession.... Read More

Olympics Prove Unsuccessful for Hotels in Scotland

Hotels in Hot Water for Not Including VAT
Posted on 30 August, 2012 by MOVEHUT under Economy

Edinburgh’s tourism industry has been hit badly by the impact of the Olympics clashing with the capitals festivals-even with ticket sales rallying since the end of the games.... Read More

Bank Holiday Blues for the Economy?

Bank Holiday Blues for the Economy?
Posted on 27 August, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Economy

Everyone loves a good Bank Holiday - an extra day of sleeping in, socialising with friends and even hitting some high street commercial properties for a spot of retail therapy if we feel particularly motivated... Read More

Coalition Criticised Over School Playing Fields Sell-Off

Coalition Criticised Over School Playing Fields Sell-Off
Posted on 24 August, 2012 by Neil Bird under Economy

The coalition government has come under fire following the revelation that information it provided about the sale of land belonging to schools was inaccurate.... Read More

What impact has the Olympics had on London retailers so far?

UK Commercial Property Rents Down for a Full Quarter
Posted on 22 August, 2012 by MOVEHUT under Economy

Footfall rose 5 per cent for the period of the Olympics with the West End enjoying a 10.6 per cent year-on-year increase during the course of the second week of London 2012, according to data provider Springboard.... Read More