Category Archives: Economics

Changing shopping habits are hurting even the biggest brands…

… and fuelling redevelopment of unloved retail space as gyms and hotels DIGITAL is still the future … Retail is having to recognise £1 in every £5 spent at shops is online – a figure predicted to rise to 50% … Continue reading

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TOO little, too late? Google rushes to help struggling UK high street

WATCHING the UK High Street apparently ‘closing down’ is painful to watch. Many struggle with the transformation and change required – the restructuring and ‘digital re-engineering’. And this isn’t helped by insufficient online skills and experience in the workforce. Google … Continue reading

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Using hindsight to understand Brexit and the EU

JUST as there are fears today in 2017 about leaving the EU, there have been fears and criticisms about staying in for decades. I came across a past model essay outlining arguments for and against staying in the Common Market … Continue reading

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‘Business Economics in 2015’ (quick guide)

There is a business ‘parable’ out there on the web… an intelligent, digestible summary of the financial and commercial issues that caused recent recessionary times (including the role of some bankers whose consciences apparently quit like Pinocchio’s!). It also covers … Continue reading

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