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Interview: Enter the Dragon

Orion Books If ever geneticist Stephen Pinker gets his hands on Duncan Bannatyne’s DNA, I am certain he will find entrepreneurship oozing from the multimillionaire businessman’s genes. Because even as a five-year-old, the fiercest dragon in the BBC’s famous Dragon’s Den had a determination to make money. “I just wanted
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Consumer confidence

Does this mean that Northerners are immune to indigestion? No, it means you didn’t do your research. Because if you had, you would know that although screening the commercial at 8.30pm was within the crucial hour after dinner when Southern indigestion sufferers would be thinking of pain relief, it was too late for Northern sufferers, whose evening meal is on average taken at 6pm.

ABCs – Teenage and Children’s – Teen titles see tough trading

Media Week 21-Aug-07 Tough trading in the teen magazine market was reflected in disappointing circulation figures across teenage lifestyle and teenage entertainment titles. Both were down year on year by 18.6% and 16% respectively. Only Panini’s Mizz and Scooby-Doo! comic and DC Thomson’s Shout emerged unscathed from a meltdown in
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Posthumous publishers who refuse to live and let die

Financial Times: August 16 2007 Ian Fleming Publications’ decision to reanimate the late author’s most famous creation, James Bond, in a novel by Sebastian Faulks to mark Fleming’s centenary next year is the latest in a resurrection trade that has made literary estates some of the most powerful in the
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