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Mattel names new head of Barbie business
…Toy maker Mattel has named a new head for its Barbie business as it seeks to reignite sales of its iconic dolls after two years of declines. Lisa McKnight, a marketing vice president at Mattel… , will…


East Anglian devolution supporters lobbying local business leaders
…Freeman appealing to the local business community, we understand Lord Heseltine is to visit Cambridge for talks, possibly accompanied by Greg Clark. And the group that represents businesses in Norfolk…


Guernsey business visitors down 39% in 2015
…The number of people coming to Guernsey on single-day business trips has fallen for the third year in a row. The 2015 Travel Survey showed that only 13,100 business visitors came for a day… versus 2014…


Oysters project secures £75k grant to grow business
… A £75,000 lottery grant has been secured by a shellfish farming project in a Somerset village. The money will spent on buying more stock, equipment and build a clean-water plant to prepare the…


Canary Wharf: My brother, the bomb and our business
business - a newsagent's shop. How did the family company recover? Two people working in the shop in Canary Wharf - Inam Bashir and John Jeffries - had not managed to evacuate the premises in time…


Son admits starting fire at father's blinds business in East Lothian
… A company director, working for his father, has admitted setting fire to the East Lothian firm's factory, causing more than £200,000 of damage. Edgar Colliander, 35, from Edinburgh, pleaded guilty to…


Australia energy firm AGL exits CSG mining business
…will no longer be a core business", AGL announced on Thursday. The company will abandon projects in the states of Queensland and New South Wales, absorbing an expected pre-tax write off of A$795m…


NEC in Birmingham celebrates 40 years of business
…Paul Thandi said new developments in the West Midlands could lead to further growth. The group was sold by Birmingham City Council to privately-owned Lloyds Banking Group's private equity business


Drop in businesses moving to Jersey
…The number of businesses moving to Jersey has declined, along with the number of new jobs created, government figures have shown. The results published by Locate Jersey show 34 business licences…


BBC World News business headlines
…BBC World News business headlines BBC NEWS Business Market Data Overview…