The Phones-4-U Scenario

Phones 4 U Pretty much the major business news story of the month so far. Phones 4 U have entered administration as a result of losing key contracts with O2 and then EE. Is this an isolated case or could the Phones 4 You risk apply to your business also? Why Has Phones 4 U
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Statue of Liberty, The First Crowdfunding Project Ever

Crowdfunding, Not a Modern Thing For most people, crowdfunding has been something that has come to the fore in the last few years. Stories of electric bikes, lego cars, solar powered TVs, 3D Printers etc have all made the news for being projects financed through crowdfunding. However, crowdfunding is not a modern thing. In 1885
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Value vs Price, Like Wine?

Value versus Price, is it the old argument about what is more important to the buyer. Or, is the argument what is more important to you? There is a school of thought that says you cannot offer value and compete on price, is this true? Not sure, as the interpretation differs. Price – The cost
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RBS Desperate To Lend To UK Business (business finance)

We picked up a really interesting article about RBS and their willingness to lend to UK businesses, the article was based around a Sunday Times interview with RBS chairman Stephen Hester. The BBC article can be accessed here. Part of the interview quote was “We are lending as much as we can….we cannot force companies
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