Kurt Geiger’s Shoeaholics brand opens UK’s largest shoe shop

Kurt Geiger’s Shoeaholics brand opens UK’s largest shoe shop, selling 20,000 pairs in store size of nine tennis courts By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:50 BST, 9 May 2021 | Updated: 21:50 BST, 9 May 2021 Kurt Geiger’s Shoeaholics brand opened the UK’s largest shoe shop yesterday, selling 20,000 pairs of shoes … Read more

Big Carl takes the strain: World’s largest crane lifts steel ring into place at Hinkley Point C

Big Carl takes the strain: World’s largest crane lifts 1,600-ton steel ring as Britain’s latest nuclear power plant takes shape at Hinkley Point The 820ft tall crane is being used in the construction of a new nuclear reactor at Hinkley Point C, Somerset It will help to lift a 55ft tall 154ft wide metal ring … Read more

Profit warnings fall by largest amount on record

Profit warnings fall by largest amount on record in first three months of the year By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 21:50 BST, 3 May 2021 | Updated: 21:50 BST, 3 May 2021 UK-listed firms issued 50 statements telling investors their profits would be lower than expected Profit warnings from companies fell by … Read more

UK’s largest free electric car charging network installed at Tesco stores reaches 500,000 top-ups

By Tom Pyman and for MailOnline and Rob Hull for This is Money  Grants for electric cars are set to be slashed by £500 and won’t apply to the best-selling Tesla vehicle any more under new plans. A government drive to encourage more green vehicles on the road has seen it subsidisie 35 per cent … Read more

French government to become Air France-KLM’s largest shareholder

French government to become Air France-KLM’s largest shareholder as after bailing out the stricken airline By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 22:17 BST, 6 April 2021 | Updated: 22:56 BST, 6 April 2021 The French state will become the largest shareholder in Air France-KLM under a rescue deal for the stricken airline. The … Read more

Arrival becomes largest listing ever for British company with $13.6bn valuation

Biggest ever stock market float by a British company: Arrival’s valuation hits £9.5bn as the electric vehicle maker lists on America’s Nasdaq Arrival shares started trading on the Nasdaq yesterday at $22 each  That gives the electric vehicle company a valuation of around $13.6bn (£9.5bn)  It’s the biggest ever float for a UK company, according … Read more

Fossils: Largest ever flightless bird lived in Australia 50,000 years ago and weighed up to 1,323lbs

Largest ever flightless bird lived in Australia 50,000 years ago and weighed up to 1,323lbs with a HUGE head more than 1.5 feet long — but its brain was squeezed for space Experts studied fossils of ‘mihirungs’, the name given to Australia’s giant birds The largest, Dromornis stirtoni, was able to reach some 10 feet (3 … Read more

World’s largest camellia maze erupts into bloom

World’s largest camellia maze erupts into bloom as stunning pink flowers create a ‘candy coloured labyrinth’ on Cornish estate Circular maze, located at Tregothnan Estate in Cornwall’s Roseland Peninsula, is made up of rows of camellias The pink flowers have just started to bloom as the mild weather in the South West continues to improve … Read more

Reckitt Benckiser achieves its largest annual sales increase in history

Disinfectant demand boosts consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser to its largest annual sales increase in history Durex sales also rose despite periods of strict social distancing regulations Reckitt Benckiser expects net revenue growth this year of 0-2 per cent The firm also announced it had bought pain relief label Biofreeze By Harry Wise For This … Read more

Women now hold one third of board positions at UK’s largest 350 companies

Women now hold more than a third of board positions in the UK’s 350 largest companies after a 50% surge in five years, a new report has revealed. . The final report from the Hampton-Alexander Review revealed that the number of women on FTSE boards has jumped to 1,026 – up from 682 in 2015. It … Read more