Business

June 16, 2013
Christmas sales

A Cooperative Future

When the Christmas sales on the UK high streets are tallied up, it’s no surprise that for the last five years at least, the outlook and prognosis has been gloomy. Time after time, brands are losing money or disappearing altogether due to the online shopping proclivities of the public, and […]
June 11, 2013
Marissa Mayer apology

Marissa Mayer Makes Amends

  Marissa Mayer is steering Yahoo in bold new directions. A veteran of the internet, Yahoo was being left behind and struggling to find an identity at the same time. So hiring Mayer with her experience at ultra-hip Google was smart. She made an immediate impact with her policy of […]
June 4, 2013
Internet Killed The Video Store

Netflix Makes Nice… and Wins

Piracy of the online variety poses problems for positive-minded people. It may give us opportunities to alliterate, but it puts us in a dilemma. We like seeing good content spread beyond paywalls, especially when it can help the people it reaches. We also don’t recoil instantly when it’s digital piracy […]
May 7, 2013
Apple

The Apple of Apology

To be an Apple shareholder these days is to live in interesting times. For the Chinese, such times are to be avoided or at least so goes the ancient proverb. Apple has recently relied on two very interesting strategies to persevere through the Steve Jobs post-partition. The first exists in […]