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Discrimination against experienced older employees in ad land leads to missed opportunities and lost revenue. It’s high time the industry adopts a more mature approach.
Boohoo’s recent purchase of the troubled high street department store is the online retailer’s latest move to expand its core audience of shoppers.
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