Category : Press Release

Poundland 2014 Full Year Profit Increases To £27.3 Million And Opens First Spain Store

WILLENHALL, England – 4 July 2014 – Poundland Group plc has £27.3 million in underlying post-tax profits for the year ended 30 March 2014. This is higher than last year’s underlying post-tax profits of £21.8 million. Poundland’s total sales for…

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Apple Buys Beats Music & Beats Electronics For $3 Billion

CUPERTINO, Calif. — May 30, 2014 — Apple® Inc. has acquired the critically acclaimed subscription streaming music service Beats Music, and Beats Electronics, which makes the popular Beats headphones, speakers and audio software. As part of the acquisition, Beats co-founders…

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FCA Fined Barclays £26 Million Due To Gold Fixing Of Ex-Trader

LONDON – May 23, 2014 – The Financial Conduct Authority has fined Barclays Bank Plc £26,033,500 for failing to adequately manage conflicts of interest between itself and its customers as well as systems and controls failings, in relation to the…

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HP Increases Net Income But Increases Layoff Up To 16,000

PALO ALTO, Calif. – May 23, 2014 – Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE: HPQ) and its subsidiaries have a net income of $1.273 billion for the second quarter of the fiscal year ended April 30, 2014. This is substantially higher than last…

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Macy’s 2014 Q2 Net Income Rose To $224 Million

The company repurchased approximately 7.4 million shares of its common stock for a total of approximately $432 million in the first quarter of 2014. Dividend Increase Macy’s, Inc.’s board of directors has authorized an increase in the quarterly dividend on…

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BG Group CEO Finlayson Resignation Takes Effect Immediately

READING, UK – 28 April, 2014 – The Board of Directors of BG Group plc (LSE: BG.L) has accepted the immediate resignation of Chris Finlayson as the company’s chief executive officer and as an executive director of the Board. According…

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