And in the real world... Easyjet, Ericsson, T-Mobile and more

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And in the real world... Easyjet, Ericsson, T-Mobile and more
And in the real world... Easyjet, Ericsson, T-Mobile and more

T-Mobile staff have been accused of selling thousands of its customers personal details to several brokers. Investigators from the UK's data protection watchdog have been called in to examine the claims that also suggest data was subsequently sold on to competitors who used the information to cold-call customers.
Source: The Financial Times

Ericsson has announced a tie up with TV4 one of the biggest Nordic broadcasters. The 10-year contract to provide television transmission services to the broadcaster, is the first deal of its kind for the telecoms company.
Source: The Financial Times

Following the hostile bid for Cadbury by Kraft, two other sweets giants have entered the fray with American confectionary giant Hershey's and Italian confectionery group Ferrero expressing interest. While it was thought initially that Ferrero was considering a solo move on Cadbury it is now understood that it may bid jointly alongside Hershey's.
Source: The Independent

Easyjet has suffered a drop in profits of over 50 per cent posting full year pre-tax profits of £54.7 million. The significant fall from last year's £110.2 million figure came despite a 13 per cent rise in its sales and a 10.9 per cent boost of its fares.
Source: The Independent

Following the decision by General Motor's US parent not to sell the Vauxhall marque, GM has raised hopes in the UK that there could be fewer redundancies than expected at the car brand. Talks between GM executives and trade unions were described as positive by both sides.
Source: The Independent