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Thomas Cook CEO Harriet Green named Business Woman of the Year

Thomas Cook CEO Harriet Green named Business Woman of the Year | Business | Scoop.it
Thomas Cook CEO Harriet Green named Business Woman of the Year, As Thomas Cook chief executive Harriet Green receives Veuve Clicquot's 42nd Business Woman Award, celebrating the best of British female talent in business, she shares her tips on how to succeed in business. | Marketing Magazine

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The perfect example for change management and leadership 

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'The perfect example for change management and leadership'

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leadership

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Text, call or email for your latte

Speaking on the topic of the digital revolution in retail, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz sees a 'seismic change in consumer behavior' and says 'every retail company is going to have to change.'
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Fast growing changes in customer service

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Turning around the world's oldest travel firm

Turning around the world's oldest travel firm | Business | Scoop.it
A profile of Harriet Green, the boss of Thomas Cook, and how she is trying to turnaround the fortunes of Thomas Cook.
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Harriet Green emphasising the importance of the workers in order to return the business to a success.

 

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How outsourcing can boost your profits

How outsourcing can boost your profits | Business | Scoop.it

“ Embracing new technology and outsourcing saves time, allowing you to focus on the most important tasks within your business”


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'Shamrock' type principles but in the context of smaller businesses
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Nokia Microsoft deal gets approval

Nokia Microsoft deal gets approval | Business | Scoop.it
Shareholders of Finnish phonemaker Nokia approve the sale of their mobile phone business to technology giant Microsoft.
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iPhone shortage frustrates networks

iPhone shortage frustrates networks | Business | Scoop.it
Short supply of the latest Apple iPhone has left UK mobile networks "frustrated" and "concerned" on launch day, the BBC has learned.
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Virgin Media strikes deal with BT

Virgin Media strikes deal with BT | Business | Scoop.it
BT has struck a deal with Virgin Media to make its new sports channels available to the cable operator's subscribers.
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BT giving Virgin Media a competitive advantage

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Optical Express saved by founder

Optical Express saved by founder | Business | Scoop.it
Laser eye surgery firm Optical Express is saved from collapse by its founder, who has injected more money into the business, preventing the loss of 1,600 jobs.
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Good example of a funding issue facing a (well known?) private company. Founder and majority shareholder forced to provide more equity funding when long term lenders (banks) refused to provide more help. Gearing issues?

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Apple reveals iOS 7 design revamp

Apple reveals iOS 7 design revamp | Business | Scoop.it
Apple unveils a new look for its iOS smartphone and tablet operating system and iTunes Radio - a streaming music service - at its developers conference in San Francisco.
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Microsoft Corporate Citizenship

Microsoft Corporate Citizenship | Business | Scoop.it
Microsoft’s core mission as a company - to help people and businesses around the world realize their full potential – is realized through our role as a good corporate citizen.
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Thomas Cook to cut 2,500 jobs in UK

Thomas Cook to cut 2,500 jobs in UK | Business | Scoop.it
Travel group Thomas Cook announces it will cut 2,500 jobs in the UK and close some stores as it attempts to revive its profitability.
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Christmas postal strike deal reached

Christmas postal strike deal reached | Business | Scoop.it
A proposed agreement has been reached between Royal Mail and the Communications Workers Union, the two sides announce.
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Barclays plans to cut 1,700 jobs

Barclays plans to cut 1,700 jobs | Business | Scoop.it
Barclays is cutting 1,700 jobs from across its branch network in the UK, saying it is in response to changes in the way people use the bank.
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External factors influencing Barclay's organisational structure

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Rising Wages in China: Causes and Consequences

Rising Wages in China: Causes and Consequences | Business | Scoop.it
Wages are rising fast in China – many economists believe that China has hit a stage in its development at which demand for labour starts to grow faster than supply, creating labour shortages and pushing up the price of labour (something economists...
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Factors that need to be taken into account when relocating abroad

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Europe plans to end roaming charges

Europe plans to end roaming charges | Business | Scoop.it
The European Commission is proposing to scrap mobile phone roaming charges across Europe as part of a raft of measures to reform the telecoms market.
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Thinking about strategic decisions

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Microsoft to buy Nokia phones unit

Microsoft to buy Nokia phones unit | Business | Scoop.it
Microsoft agrees to buy Nokia's mobile phone business and gains access to its patents and mapping services for 5.4bn euros ($7.2bn; £4.6bn).
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Google 'Developing Android Console And Watch'

Google 'Developing Android Console And Watch' | Business | Scoop.it
The search giant is reportedly hoping to beat Apple to the punch and release one of the new products as early as this autumn.
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