Smash hit shows drive Netflix to more than 200m subscribers

Smash hit shows and extra demand during lockdowns drive Netflix to more than 200m subscribers By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:51 GMT, 20 January 2021 | Updated: 21:51 GMT, 20 January 2021 Shares in Netflix hit record highs after the streaming giant passed 200m subscribers and revealed it no longer needs debt … Read more Smash hit shows drive Netflix to more than 200m subscribers

Chinese tycoon Jack Ma makes first appearance in three months

Chinese tycoon Jack Ma makes first appearance in three months following rumours he had been ‘disappeared’ by the Communist party leadership By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:51 GMT, 20 January 2021 | Updated: 21:51 GMT, 20 January 2021 Chinese tycoon Jack Ma has made his first public appearance in three months – … Read more Chinese tycoon Jack Ma makes first appearance in three months

Investor pay revolt blocks hike for boss of WH Smith Carl Cowling

WH Smith boss Carl Cowling has latest pay rise blocked after a third of shareholders refused to approve it By Lucy White For The Daily Mail Published: 21:50 GMT, 20 January 2021 | Updated: 21:50 GMT, 20 January 2021 WH Smith has suffered an investor revolt as a third of shareholders refused to approve its … Read more Investor pay revolt blocks hike for boss of WH Smith Carl Cowling

MARKET REPORT: Remote learning helps Pearson chalk up growth 

Shares in Pearson leapt almost 9 per cent as the education publisher returned to growth even as it battled exam cancellations and school closures. It said total sales had increased by 4 per cent in the final three months of 2020, its first positive figure of the year after three quarters of decline.  The rise included … Read more MARKET REPORT: Remote learning helps Pearson chalk up growth 

Burberry blasts decision to end of duty free shopping for tourists

Burberry blasts end of duty free for tourists: Fashion giant claims the decision could cost it hundreds of millions of pounds By Mark Shapland For The Daily Mail Published: 21:50 GMT, 20 January 2021 | Updated: 21:50 GMT, 20 January 2021 Fashion giant Burberry has told the Government that the decision to scrap duty-free shopping … Read more Burberry blasts decision to end of duty free shopping for tourists

Bank of England ramps up stress tests for UK lenders

Bank of England ramps up stress tests for UK lenders to reflect a worst-case scenario for the Covid-battered economy By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:50 GMT, 20 January 2021 | Updated: 21:50 GMT, 20 January 2021 The Bank of England has set out a worst-case scenario for the economy which it will … Read more Bank of England ramps up stress tests for UK lenders

M&S seals deals with four womenswear brands to lift online sales

M&S seals deals with womenswear brands Joules, Phase Eight, Hobbs and Seasalt to lift online sales By Mark Shapland For The Daily Mail Published: 21:50 GMT, 20 January 2021 | Updated: 21:50 GMT, 20 January 2021 The shake-up at Marks & Spencer continues after the retailer struck deals with four womenswear brands to give its … Read more M&S seals deals with four womenswear brands to lift online sales

Audioboom enjoys bumper revenue growth during lockdown

Audioboom enjoys bumper revenue growth as the number of locked-down podcaster listeners swells Revenue rose to £19.7m in the past year, which is up around a fifth from 2019 Advertiser numbers up and group managed to narrow its losses  By Jane Denton For Thisismoney Published: 17:01 GMT, 20 January 2021 | Updated: 17:01 GMT, 20 … Read more Audioboom enjoys bumper revenue growth during lockdown

Cost of a home in Britain reaches record high of £250k

Average property prices across Britain reached a record high of £250,000 in the year to November, new official figures show. The average cost of a home increased by 7.6 per cent over the period, up from a 5.9 per cent rise in the year to October. London’s average house price surpassed the £500,000 mark for … Read more Cost of a home in Britain reaches record high of £250k

Superdry boss upbeat about a post-pandemic recovery despite fears for the fashion firm’s future

Superdry boss upbeat about a post-pandemic recovery despite fears for the fashion firm’s future By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 22:55 GMT, 19 January 2021 | Updated: 22:55 GMT, 19 January 2021 The boss of Superdry has insisted he is optimistic about a post-pandemic recovery on Britain’s high streets after his firm warned … Read more Superdry boss upbeat about a post-pandemic recovery despite fears for the fashion firm’s future