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Primark says autumn shut down cost it £430m in sales

Primark says autumn shut down cost it £430m in sales

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Debenhams website overwhelmed as shoppers swoop on sales

Debenhams website overwhelmed as shoppers swoop on sales

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Pub plans eased as takeaway beer sales now allowed

Pub plans eased as takeaway beer sales now allowed

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China issues retaliation threat over $1.4B sales of U.S. arms to Taiwan

China issues retaliation threat over $1.4B sales of U.S. arms to Taiwan

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Oct. 23 (UPI) -- A spokesman of the Chinese defense ministry suggested that China will retaliate if $ 1.4 billion U.S. arms sales to Taiwan go through. "The move seriously damages relations between the two countries and the two militaries, as well as the peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait. China firmly opposes it," said spokesperson Col. Tan Kefei of China's Ministry of National Defense on Thursday. Advertisement "China strongly urges the U.S. side to immediately cancel the plans of selling weapons to Taiwan and cease military contact with the island and handle issues related to Taiwan prudently, so as to avoid serious consequences to Sino-American bilateral and mil-to-mil relations, as well as peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait," he added. The statement from the minis...
Durex enjoys ‘double-digit growth’ in Reckitt Benckiser sales boom

Durex enjoys ‘double-digit growth’ in Reckitt Benckiser sales boom

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The maker of top cleaning brands including Dettol and Cillit Bang, Reckitt Benckiser (RB), has reported a recovery in condom sales thanks to relaxed coronavirus restrictions.The FTSE 100 company, which has been among the few winners in the COVID-19 crisis to date thanks to its household hygiene and healthcare products, reported a 9.5% lift in net revenue to £3.5bn during its third quarter. RB said that was mainly driven by continued strong demand for disinfectants - with sales of Dettol-branded sprays, wipes and liquid up more than 50% on the same July-September period last year. Image: The company has been ramping up production of disinfectants in light of the coronavirus crisis. Pic: RB Like-for-like sales were almost 20% higher in