The BBC’s Aaron Heslehurst explains how the teddy bear became a million dollar idea.
Image copyright Amazon Image caption Amazon is working on its Prime Air delivery service in Cambridge Amazon has revealed plans to create more than 1,000 jobs in the UK in Manchester, Edinburgh and Cambridge. At least 600 “highly skilled” roles will be added in Manchester working on software, machine learning and AWS, its cloud computing […]
Image copyright Getty Images Downing Street was quick to dismiss as “speculation” the suggestion that the proposal for a highly streamlined customs arrangement with the EU after Brexit could cost businesses up to £20bn per year. Speculation? It’s a little more than that. It is certainly an estimate rather than a precise figure – but […]
Image copyright Getty Images B&Q owner Kingfisher saw a 1.6% rise in like-for-like sales during the second quarter, helped by recent warm weather. The company said same-store sales at B&Q in the UK and Ireland rose 3.6% in the three months to 31 July. Comparable trade at Screwfix, which sells to professionals, rose by 5.5%. […]