13 January 2001

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  • Gifts galore from Prima

    13 Jan 2001

    Prima magazine has a raft of giveaways, worth £9,600 in its February issue. Eleven trips to France, 15 lingerie sets and a widescreen television are among the prizes that readers can win. All readers have to do for a chance to win is to call and...

  • Good mix for business

    13 Jan 2001

    Located in a fast growing area of Leicester, the Costcutter store has been recently refitted. Fronting on to a busy main road, it is surrounded by a mix of homes and businesses. With weekly sales running at £12,000 a week and sale of Paypoint...

  • Hampshire freehold

    13 Jan 2001

    Widley Post Office is located to the north of Cosham and Portsmouth near Waterlooville in Hampshire. A semi detached property with a single storey rear extension, sales area is 500 sq ft. As well as operating as a sub post office, the business...

  • Heat is rising in cookies

    13 Jan 2001

    Biscuits that can be served hot or cold lead the raft of new product developments from the Fox's Biscuits stable during the first quarter of this year. The new Some Like 'Em Hot products come in foil fresh bags and the cookies ­ which come in...

  • Honour, please

    13 Jan 2001

    Sir: So once again the grocery business has been virtually ignored when it comes to doling out New Year Honours. Sure, the handful of folk who received gongs deserved the recognition, but I wonder why the powers that be seem to be largely ignoring...

  • How the French love Great British Food

    13 Jan 2001

    It's heartening to know that French gourmets appreciate good British cooking and even laud honours on our cuisine. This was never more evident than when the Food from Britain-sponsored book Great British Food picked up the prize for best...

  • I wanted to be...a forensic scientist

    13 Jan 2001

    Joanne Denney, chief executive IGD "It's a fascinating job and I have a naturally enquiring mind. Attending post mortems and watching dead bodies being cut into pieces would not faze me at all. I'm not squeamish. But I'm an arts graduate so I could...

  • Iceland chain goes for stability

    13 Jan 2001

    The new managing director of Iceland is no stranger to the frozen food chain. And the appointment of Andrew Pritchard ­ who joined the chain from Ernst & Young in 1983 ­ gives the Iceland group some much needed stability at a time when the mds of...

  • In the Zest of health

    13 Jan 2001

    Zest is appealing to health-conscious readers in their February fitness issue, on sale this week. Readers have the opportunity to work their way to the peak of fitness, or just relax a little with Zest's offer of the chance to win a year's...

  • In a sin bin

    13 Jan 2001

    Alcoholic iron brew WKD is moving to the edge of the ice for its latest promotional deal. It is sponsoring the sin bin at the home of UK ice hockey team the Sheffield Steelers. This is an extension of the brand's "Have You Got a WKD Side?"...

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