A popular solution to the financial crisis has been to print more money, but is there another way of fixing our economy? Would the financial system be more stable if each pound, dollar or euro in our pocket was once again backed by gold?
August is not yet over but Christmas has come four months early at Asda, which has opened a string of Santa's grottos at stores across the country. The chain is making the first move on the most lucrative shopping period of the year by offering Christmas savings cards to encourage people to save up for the festive season.
Famous flat pack furniture giant Ikea is planning on diversifying and opening up 100 low-cost hotels across Europe. Their aim is to create a 'budget design' with a boutique feel at affordable prices. Lets just hope you don't have to put your bed together before you stay!
McDonalds has been trailing out two fruit smoothies over the past few weeks and is aiming to roll them out nationwide soon to replace the Innocent brand smoothies it used to stock. Will this help McDonalds push for a more healthy image?