George Davies cuts back GIVe retail operation

George Davies, the veteran fashion entrepreneur who gave the UK Next, George at Asda and Per Una at Marks & Spencer, seems to have lost his magic touch (temporarily anyway) with his new venture GIVe (dont’cha hate some of these ...

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Will Steve Jobs issue a dividend if Apple tops the stock market?

Great excitement in the papers today at the prospects of Apple overtaking Exxon as the largest public company in America, after its latest quarterly results are announced tonight. Much of this is hysteria since while its market capitalisation may be ...

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McCann’s banks on John Cleese for AA ad debut

Better safe than sorry they say and McCann-Erickson is certainly playing it safe by casting John Cleese (in his Clockwise rather than Fawlty Towers mode) for its first ad for UK breakdown service the AA (formerly Automobile Association). Clockwise was ...

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