Review of the year: what happened in November 2013?

Chris Wheal
IDS defeated over 'back to work'
IDS defeated over 'back to work'

November was a month for stories of low pay, austerity and companies offering discounts to cash-strapped shoppers.

On the first day alone we were told an Ipswich Poundland store had cut its prices to 93p to win sales from a nearby 99p Store. The new 99p Store upstart slashed its prices to 94p in response.%VIRTUAL-SkimlinksPromo%