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With HMV announcing they were entering administration earlier this month, many people were left wondering as to who was going to fall victim next to the high street. They didn’t have to wait long for the answer; with Blockbuster announcing on 16th January 2013, that they too, were going into administration.
As the row over Amazon’s tax contributions continues, the company are predicted to reveal a cash pile of up to $9bn (£5.7bn) after record Christmas sales, this week.
It is great to see that the city of Derby has been positively reported in the press recently – there is so much happening in the city in the face of economic adversity; highly encouraging. We recently read an article in the Derby Telegraph that showed the independent think tank ‘The Centre for Cities Outlook…
The biggest companies in the UK have seen their overall taxes go up by 19% since 2005, according to a new report published today.
As the snow continues to fall thick and fast in most parts of the UK, many business owners find themselves trying to deal with the challenges that the frosty weather can bring. To help you “chill out” we thought it would be a nice idea to take look at some facts about snow. Did you…
Ocado have announced the appointment of Sir Stuart Rose as chairman this week, his first major role since stepping down from Marks & Spencer at the end of 2010. The appointment sees Rose succeed broadcasting industry executive Michael Grade, chairman for six years, when he retires after the firm’s AGM on 10 May. Rose, who…
At its simplest, benchmarking helps you compare statistics and control costs. By comparing your business activities to others in your field, it helps question key decisions, identifies opportunities for improvement and can give you the motivation to implement change.
The sad news about HMV going into administration this week has left many people pointing the finger. Who really is to blame for the demise of this once so popular store? There are a number of factors which have accumulated to HMV’s downfall, some more prominent than others, but all factors combined together have left HMV with no place left to turn.