Tesco launches discounter rival with new brand Jack's

The launch of Jack's is part of Tesco's centenary celebrations which will see the business mark 100 years in 2019. He's an inspiration for all of us and that same spirit still drives Tesco now. "It lets Tesco take the fight to the discounters on a le... More..

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Audi Sport e-tron GT concept set for 2018 LA auto show
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Audi Sport e-tron GT concept set for 2018 LA auto show

Audi , BMW , and Mercedes are all introducing electric SUVs in the next year or two. Depending on the driving style and conditions, the e-tron offers a range of up to 310 miles. The Audi crossover that repor...More..

Customers unable to access accounts and use some services
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Customers unable to access accounts and use some services

But customers were still complaining that there is an issue with the app, even though the bank said it was working normally. A Barclays spokesman said: "We're very sorry about the technical problems our cus...More..

by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Chennai Petroleum cancels Iran oil imports

India may revert to paying Iran in rupees for the oil it buys from its third largest supplier as U.S. sanctions will from November 4 block use of United States dollars to settle such trades, a top officia...More..

Rail review ordered after timetable chaos inquiry concludes ‘nobody took charge’
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Rail review ordered after timetable chaos inquiry concludes ‘nobody took charge’

He said that the rail network is "bursting at the seams", but didn't single out any one train company or figure for blame. Delays in the electrification and upgrading of the tracks and signals between Manches...More..

Walmart urges Trump administration to roll back new tariffs on Chinese imports
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Walmart urges Trump administration to roll back new tariffs on Chinese imports

Mr. Trump then vowed to further ratchet up pressure on China by kicking in tariffs on another $257 billion of Chinese products. It joins a growing list of large, consumer-focused companies that have voiced fear...More..

Coles, Woolies lift milk price to help drought-stricken farmers
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Coles, Woolies lift milk price to help drought-stricken farmers

Coles came under fire for not also introducing a levy, before announcing it would join fellow grocery giant Woolworths in offering the drought range. The move by the supermarkets was quickly followed by dairy...More..

Donald Trump scuppers one million Alibaba jobs in US
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Donald Trump scuppers one million Alibaba jobs in US

He said that trade is not a weapon and shouldn't be used for wars. "Short term, business communities in China, U.S., Europe will all be in trouble", Ma said on Tuesday, during a speech at Alibaba's investor...More..

by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Trump tells OPEC to lower oil prices

Trump seemed to threaten the withdrawal of USA military resources from the Middle East if OPEC members in the region didn't work to lower prices. In July, the president sent a similar tweet, bemoaning prices ...More..

Tesla Model 3 earns flawless 5-Star safety rating from NHTSA
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Tesla Model 3 earns flawless 5-Star safety rating from NHTSA

It's possible to land the top overall NHTSA rating without scoring the top marks for each test. Tesla's Model S and Model X had performed just as well. Tesla, and electric cars in general, have some disti...More..

EU, UK demand Brexit compromise over Irish border
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

EU, UK demand Brexit compromise over Irish border

May rejected the sense that negotiations were falling apart when pressed by reporters at a news conference as the summit in Austria. Earlier EU leaders called the prime minister's bluff by slamming her post-...More..

UK should not give preferential immigration treatment to EU citizens after Brexit
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

UK should not give preferential immigration treatment to EU citizens after Brexit

The Home Office informed cabinet ministers last week of its intention to copy the existing migration system used to determine non-EU migration and apply it to Europeans who arrive in Britain after December 20...More..

Amazon Storefronts Opens Up Shopping Solely From Small Businesses
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Amazon Storefronts Opens Up Shopping Solely From Small Businesses

Amazon is thinking small for a change. The portal is a sort of promise ring to the SMB community that sells on Amazon, as it vows to promote smaller companies and help their products stand out among the million...More..

Audi presents electric SUV e-tron in San Francisco
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Audi presents electric SUV e-tron in San Francisco

A reservation requires a refundable $1,000, and Audi says delivery is expected by mid-2019. Reservations for the e-tron - which will hit the US market in the middle of 2019 - opened up Monday night with a ref...More..

Pressure problem: 30 passengers fall ill on India flight
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Pressure problem: 30 passengers fall ill on India flight

The aviation ministry has said the cockpit crew has been taken off duty pending investigation. Narrating the horrific incident, a passenger, Darshak Hathi, said, "After we took off the AC malfunctioned, then ...More..

Amazon to open 3,000 brick-and-mortar stores by 2021
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Amazon to open 3,000 brick-and-mortar stores by 2021

Amazon Go is Amazon's cashierless store, which features what it calls "just walk out" technology and payment through its proprietary app. Having almost 3,000 locations would make Amazon Go the third-la...More..

by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Alibaba´s Ma says 1m USA jobs pledge thwarted by trade row

The Alibaba ( BABA ) chief grabbed attention at the start of previous year when he made the ambitious jobs pledge following a meeting with Donald Trump , who was president elect at the time. He added US tari...More..

by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Trump pledges '100%' support during post-Florence visit to North Carolina

At his first stop in Cherry Point, North Carolina, Trump participated in a hurricane briefing, where he praised all agencies involved in recovery efforts, calling Florence the most powerful hurricane to hit t...More..

Coca-Cola is eyeing the cannabis market
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Coca-Cola is eyeing the cannabis market

TERRY BOOTHEven though he's staying mum on the topic for now, Aurora Cannabis' ( Quote, Chart TSX:ACB ) Terry Booth says that a deal with Coca-Cola would be great not just for his pot company but for the m...More..

Cathay Pacific spells its name wrong on side of plane
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Cathay Pacific spells its name wrong on side of plane

In an industry where small mistakes can lead to big problems, Cathay's social media team posted the mistake on line, saying: "Oops this special livery won't last long!" While the airline insisted the spelling...More..

Florence aftermath is a ‘nightmare’ of swollen rivers, flooding and rising deaths
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Florence aftermath is a ‘nightmare’ of swollen rivers, flooding and rising deaths

Roy Cooper said. According to the National Weather Service , nearly 36 inches (91 centimeters) of rain fell over the city that lies along alongside the Cape Fear River. That has hampered efforts to restore pow...More..

Oil prices fall as US-China trade war clouds demand outlook
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Oil prices fall as US-China trade war clouds demand outlook

On the New York Mercantile Exchange, West Texas Intermediate futures edged down 0.17% to $69.73 a barrel. Top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Monday that he expected the United States woul...More..

First pictures of Tesco's new discount store Jack's in Chatteris
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

First pictures of Tesco's new discount store Jack's in Chatteris

The latest industry figures produced by Kantar Worldpanel show market share growth for all the major grocery brands in the United Kingdom - a outcome of essential spending holding up well amid a sweltering summ...More..

Australia strawberry needles scare widens as federal probe is launched
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Australia strawberry needles scare widens as federal probe is launched

Jamie Michael, who is head of the Western Australia Strawberry Growers Association, told the Australian Broadcasting Corp that his farm had dumped strawberries in the peak of the season and that if shoppers...More..

McDonald's workers nationwide strike to protest sexual harassment
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

McDonald's workers nationwide strike to protest sexual harassment

Louis. "We have strong policies, procedures and training in place specifically created to prevent sexual harassment ". In May, the Fight for $15 campaign and the Time's Up Legal Defense Fund teamed up to hel...More..

United Kingdom economy will shrink without Brexit deal
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

United Kingdom economy will shrink without Brexit deal

BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg said Theresa May calculated that faced with a "binary choice" of the Chequers deal or no deal, Brexiteers would not have the "chutzpah to say "no way" and Remainers woul...More..

Bring on the cheese: Deals for National Cheeseburger Day 2018
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Bring on the cheese: Deals for National Cheeseburger Day 2018

Kalahari Resorts and Conventions/B-Lux Grill and Bar: Free water park day pass for a future visit with the purchase of an adult entree burger. The restaurants are giving away a total of 10,000 free cheeseburger...More..

by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Wall Street falls ahead of Trump announcement on US-China trade war

Last month it unveiled a proposed list of tariffs on $60 billion (€51 billion) of American goods, ranging from liquefied natural gas to aircraft, should Washington trigger the list that Trump has just announc...More..

China’s reaction to Trump’s tariffs could be ‘serious problem’ for Apple
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

China’s reaction to Trump’s tariffs could be ‘serious problem’ for Apple

The Wall Street Journal reports Pyongyang has worked with Russian Federation and China to avoid sanctions, according to a confidential United Nations report , making the latest economic penalties "ineffective...More..

by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Stocks tumble as markets brace for Trump's next round of tariffs

Beijing has warned that it would hit an additional $60 billion in American goods if Trump ordered more tariffs. USA trade actions against China will not work as China has ample fiscal and monetary policy to...More..