Tag : Business

CurlyGalChlo and the Power To Influence the Natural Hair Movement

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The natural hair movement is highly significant in society today, as there has continuously been a lack of representation for black women in the media. This movement was an inspiration to Chloé Elliott, a young entrepreneur studying at the University of Leeds who within the last year has attempted to … Read More

Alexa Should I Invest in Amazon Shares?

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In Autumn 2011, Apple Inc. launched Siri as a feature on its then-current iPhone, the 4S. Although far from perfect, Siri was fun, and intriguing – in so much as trying to work out what accents and phrases it might understand. Fast forward a few years and now we’re spoilt … Read More

Amazon’s Minimum Wage: Compassion or Trade Union Influence?

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This week, it was announced by Amazon owner Jeff Bezos that all Amazon workers were to receive a minimum wage increase (to $15 an hour in the United States and £9.50 outside of London in the United Kingdom). While this has been widely and rightly praised by members of the … Read More

What is Going on With Elon Musk?

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A CEO of four billion-dollar companies smoking a blunt on a public podcast… Elon Musk has been the centre of a few controversy’s lately and its starting to have an effect on his businesses. So, what is going on with Elon Musk? Firstly, it’s important to know a little bit … Read More

Placement Stress? Don’t Panic!

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All of a sudden, summer is over and campus is filled with students excited for a great year. For second year students, this time can be incredibly stressful as you are trying to ensure you have a placement sorted for your year in industry. Have you got your placement sorted … Read More

LUU Entrepreneurs: Social Saturday

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From facilitating business launches to providing discounted printing for its members, LUU Entrepreneurs Society are illustrating how best to utilise the vast array of resources available to students at Leeds. It’s upcoming project, Social Saturday, promises to be an eye opening journey into the world of social enterprises and demonstrating … Read More

Where Did the Emerging Market Crisis Come From?

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Concerns of an impending emerging markets crisis have been a major worry for investors this summer. Crumbling confidence has seen foreign investment withdrawn from the likes of Turkey, Argentina, South Africa and India among others, all of which rely on money from foreign investors. The countries involved have suffered huge … Read More

10 Years On From the Financial Crisis…

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Gryphon writer, Sagar Kar, explores the factors which led to the financial downturn and whether we have learned our lessons from the past economic crisis, or not. It has been a decade since the 2008 financial crisis that economists now call “The Great Recession”. However, what was it that led … Read More

The Fenty Effect: Why shade diversity equals big business potential for beauty brands.

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Inclusivity, equality and diversity are being emphasised and preached in workplaces all over the world, but is it being transferred through to product development? Here, we look at how beauty brands are increasing their business potential by promoting inclusivity. The global beauty market is reportedly worth over 450 billion US … Read More

What is the Winning Formula Behind Wetherspoon’s Success?

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Arguably a student favourite, JD Wetherspoon plc has been operating since 1979, when their first pub opened in North London. Fast-forward nearly forty years later and the national chain now owns nearly 1,000 hotels and pubs across the UK and the Republic of Ireland. Having earned numerous accolades including a … Read More