Woolworths

Kids, Teens and Peter Andre

Naomi Hefter | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Comedy
Naomi Hefter

I did a gig last night and I asked some comedians what they missed most about Woolworths and why THEY thought it had vanished from our high street. They all said the same two words to me - pick n mix and shoplifting.

The High Street Predators of Food Bank Britain

Julian Dobson | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK
Julian Dobson

On the fifth anniversary of Woolworths' closure, it fell to the Pope to offer an alternative to these more-of-the-same mumblings and to the Gordon Gecko philosophy of Boris Johnson. His speech is worth reading for its contrast to the prevailing economic wisdom...

WARNING: This 1981 Woolworths Christmas Ad Will Induce Nostalgia

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK Comedy

Remember when festive TV adverts weren't all about gothic weirdness or emotional manipulation? In short: remember when they were like this one abov...

The Streets Are Paved With Gold Pawnshops

Yousif Nur | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK
Yousif Nur

Deep in the heart of suburbia there's always strange tales of goings-on behind closed doors of bored housewives and the like. I don't read them, but ...

Charlie Thomas

Was Swindon The Worst Hit Town Of The Recession?

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK

On 11 January, Japanese car manufacturer Honda announced it was forced to make 800 people redundant at its Swindon plant less than a year after it too...

Did Disney Predict the Future of the Human Race?

Lewis Shepherd | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK Tech
Lewis Shepherd

Maybe we won't end up in a spaceship hovering above the earth in the way that Wall-E foretold but sitting in isolation communicating and doing everything via an Internet connection, like the morbidly obese in the animated hit, could become a dreaded reality if we aren't careful.

UK 'bricks and clicks' retailers are going global

Colin Morrison | Posted 28.09.2011 | UK
Colin Morrison

Online sales across the OECD countries are expected to grow by more than 10% each year for the next four years. And that is during a most-countries re...

School's Out - And Teachers Can Expect £225 In Gifts

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 20.09.2011 | UK

Teachers can expect a lot more than an apple when school breaks up for the summer on Friday. Instead of the traditional 50p gift, the average teach...