Archive for December, 2011
Until recently, the footwear retailer–Barratts Priceless employed 3840 staff in 191 Barratts and Priceless Shoes stores, plus 374 concessions of which 359 were in Arcadia Group stores.
However, following the administrators’ failure in finding a buyer for company’s concession business, over 1600 staff at Barratts in the UK and Ireland will be made redundant.
Facebook is now pushing advertising sales agencies to become more transparent over the way they charge for their services, in an attempt to protect companies who market on the social network.
The social network company believes that via improving transparency, companies will obtain a much clearer idea of what proportion of the money they give to [...]
Apple is facing growing challenges this year to refresh its key product lines, facing the increasingly fierce competition after a year marked by record profits but also the death of its founder and chief executive, and less dramatic design innovation.
In 2011, a white iPhone, white iPad and white iPod touch has been the most noticeable [...]
Work sucks when you don’t know how to deal with your own boss. When it comes to the issue of dealing with the boss, there are nine principles you need to bear in mind:
First of all, it should be always your top priority to learn about the characteristics of your boss. As the old saying [...]
Mario Monti, the Italian prime minister has called for a “common response” to the debt crisis of the Euro zone, because he plans to Italy announced out of the recession. He added that despite the two recent successful Italian bond auctions, he did not believe that the period had ended the financial market turbulence.
As consumers rushed to finish their Christmas shopping, a last-minute surge in revenue provided a boost to the retailing sector in the US. However, deep discounts will probably squeeze the profit margins at most companies.
According to figures from several industry groups, it was shown that the sales rose sharply in the week up to Christmas [...]
The Internet company–Google, whose search remains dominant in most global markets, once saw traditional advertising as its chief competitor. Now the Internet giant has fully embraced TV commercials in 2011. The company has invested several times more than it did in 2010 as it tries to persuade consumers to swap from entrenched competition to its [...]