With Britain’s high streets in terminal decline, there are fears that another household name is facing financial trouble. With 2,684 outlets across some 35 towns, Gordon’s Second-hand Monkey Faeces Emporium could be staring at its last buck.
Internet search and online advertising giant Google has decided to enter into the ‘real world’ market with targeted advertising on billboards and bus shelters. The digital displays utilises users’ mobile phone GPS and browsing history to display life-sized adverts that are user specific.
An industry survey has revealed that almost half of prospective buyers believe it will take them seven years or more to raise the deposit they need to purchase a season ticket allowing them to travel to work by train.