James Thompson

Articles by James Thompson


  • Tesco Lands Deal to Sell Apple iPhones
    In a blow to rivals Orange and Vodafone, British supermarket giant Tesco has snagged a deal to sell the iPhone before Christmas in partnership with…
  • Britain's Growing Appetite for Fast Food
    The number of outlets selling meals-on-the-go has surged during the recession. But a shift to "healthier" eating means fewer McDonald's and more Subways
  • Britons Plead for End to Asia Shoe Duties
    Merchants in Britain are urging the EU not to extend protectionist tariffs against shoe imports from China and Vietnam that they say hurt consumers…
  • Coffee Chains Surge Despite Downturn
    A new report finds that Britain's big six coffee chains—including Starbucks, Nero, and Costa—defied recession by adding 47% more outlets in the past year
  • Best Buy's Big British Invasion
    The U.S. electronics retailer plans to open 100 stores in Europe over the next three years in partnership with Britain's Carphone Warehouse




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