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Increasing Profits via Dumping Retailers

April 8th, 2011 // 3:56 pm @

The traditional business model for manufacturers was to make things, advertise them to the public and then sell them to retailers who dealt with the logistics and retailing of these products. Since the end of WW2 we have seem the growth in massive powerful retailing groups. The biggest company on earth, is not a technology […]

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Category : Blog &The Future

Happy Staff – Is it Important?

April 4th, 2011 // 3:51 pm @

When we talk of improving work environments we tend to think of comfortable chairs, ergonomic desks and possibly a potted plant, as the things we need to improve if we want to get the best from our co-workers. These environmental issues are important; primarily to stop staff being uncomfortable or injured as they work, but […]

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Category : Blog &Leadership

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication

March 28th, 2011 // 3:43 pm @

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. Leonardo da Vinci If this is true, and Leonardo was a bright guy, so it probably is, then why do so many people seem intent on making things complicated? Well I have two thoughts on why people do it, one is to make themselves look clever and the second is […]

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Category : Blog &Key Business Success Drivers

The Power of Apple

March 21st, 2011 // 3:39 pm @

Starting a company on April 1st (April Fools Day) might seem like a joke, but 34 years later this company has sales of over $65,000,000,000, and $40,000,000 in cash, plus net profit margin of over 20%, no one could describe Apple’s success as a joke. The world’s largest technology company, a high level of profit, […]

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Category : Blog &Companies

How to Improve Decision Making in Your Company

March 14th, 2011 // 3:36 pm @

Whatever your company, regardless of the quality of your strategy and business plan, or the resources you have to invest, the success of your business will be driven simply by the quality of decisions made in it, both by the CEO and every person in the company. Developing an environment in which every person is […]

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Category : Blog &Key Business Success Drivers

Business Strategy What is the Point

March 7th, 2011 // 3:30 pm @

Looking strategically into the future and trying to plan can look like a daunting challenge in the fast moving world of business, where every part of business is in constant change, and product life cycles are often counted in months not years. However it is the companies with a clear strategy that are the ones […]

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Category : Blog &Business Strategy

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