Tag : Business

Riding the waves of change: Adidas is leading the way towards a sustainable future.

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(Photo from : i1.wp.com) Can Green Business provide a profitable future for big name brands? Adidas certainly seems to think so, and is pioneering a new wave of responsibly produced trainers using recycled plastic sourced from ocean waste. Growing public concern for the environment, combined with the renewed importance of … Read More

Marks and Spencer: Shake up or shut down?

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(Photo from : meetinleeds.co.uk) As a business founded in our beloved Leeds, it is shocking to receive reports of Marks and Spencer’s profit loss of 88%. Michael Marks, a Polish migrant founded the dominant high street brand in 1884, setting up his ‘penny bazaar’ of pegs and buttons at the … Read More

The most expensive cities, are they really worth it?

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(Photo from: Universal-tourguide.com) In 2016 the average price of a loaf of bread (1kg) for some of the most expensive places to live in the world are,: London at $2, Zurich $6, New York $8, Geneva $7. With the global economy becoming more integrated and the movement of labour more … Read More

Creating your own talent pool , the way forward ?

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(Photo from : the best you magazine) James Dyson has been complaining for a long time about the shortage of British engineers graduating from universities. Within one of these complaints after meeting the minister Jo Johnson, Dyson argued: “He said: Well, why don’t you do your own university? I thought … Read More

Why does Britain favour Costa when the world favours Starbucks?

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(Photo from : Worldvs.com) Together, Costa and Starbucks account for 72 percent of spending in Britain’s branded coffee-shops and with 1.7bn cups of coffee sold each year in the UK, it’s no surprise that Costa and Starbucks fight for bragging rights. Whilst Costa may be ‘The Nation’s Favourite Coffee Shop’, … Read More

Are your clothes made by Syrian Refugees?

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You would think that in 2016, child sweatshops would be a thing of the past. However BBC Panorama have found that in fact this is not the case and it’s happening a lot closer to home. The investigation found that Syrian refugees as young as six were working in clothing … Read More

Trumps inevitable impact on the U.S economy

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After the thrill and shock of election night this Tuesday, the result left many people questioning the future of the American nation. Despite his winning rhetoric, Donald Trump has failed to shed light on his true plans for the United States economy, leaving the majority in the dark regarding his … Read More

Living wage rises, but will we see the benefits?

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The Living Wage is a movement, which aims to eradicate poverty through the promotion of higher minimum wages for all workers. The rate itself is calculated based on the true amount people need in order to achieve basic living standards. Every year in the first week of November, Living Wage … Read More

Nissan not fazed by Brexit!

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(Photo from : Nissan Insider ) With all the negativity at the moment a good bit of optimism is the only way forward to help promote our consumer confidence! It is not all doom and gloom, the latest GDP figures according to the Office of National Statistics show that UK … Read More

Business woman of the week: Indra Nooyi

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(Photo by : RAN) CEO of PepsiCo and Advocate of gender equality in business After 12 years of working for PepsiCo, in 2006 Indra Nooyi became the first female CEO and was later recognized by both Fortune and Forbes magazine as the 3rd most powerful businesswoman on the planet.  Since … Read More