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Superdry co-founder Julian Dunkerton has said he fears for the future of the fashion brand unless it changes course – after its latest profit warning left the share price 80% below its peak earlier this year.

 

Coventry-based Economy Energy, gas and electricity supplier to nearly 250,000 homes is seeking a rescue fundraising to avoid becoming the tenth company to collapse amid the crisis which has engulfed the sector this year.

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The Pain of Austerity

Sarah Yerkes examines the causes behind the ongoing protests in Tunisia, and advises less of a resort to force.

 

Sarah Yerkes is a fellow in Carnegie’s Middle East Program, where her research focuses on Tunisia’s political, economic, and security developments as well as state-society relations in the Middle East and North Africa. Yerkes is a regular contributor to Diwan and last week she co-authored, with Perry Cammack, an article on U.S. threats to cut funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency. She also interviewedTunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed last July for Diwan. Yerkes sat for an interview with Diwan in early January to explain the ongoing demonstrations in Tunisia and what they mean for the country’s leadership.

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