The cost of buying all the gifts named in the holiday song "The 12 Days of Christmas" has shot up in 2013.
As December approaches, so do the Christmas adverts. And usually, the bigger the budget, the bigger the impact... but maybe not this year.
The U.K.'s recently privatized Royal Mail reported a hike in first-half profit on Wednesday, amid concerns that it was sold off too cheaply.
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The latest episode of CNBC Meets features Lauren Bush Lauren, founder and CEO of FEED, niece of former President George W. Bush and the granddaughter of former President George H. W. Bush.
CNBC Meets' Tania Bryer speaks to niece of former U.S. President George W. Bush, and founder of social business FEED, Lauren Bush Lauren.
In part two, Bush Lauren talks about some of the early FEED products first released and the challenges she faced launching the group back in 2007.