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Here you will find a collection of resources and links to other websites for the AQA AS BUSS2 exam.

 

By all means scroll through the webpage and read all the articles. However, I recommend using the filter section to minimise your search. This will allow you to find all the Exam Technique tips from Tutor2u or all the articles on a particular topic, e.g. Marketing Mix: Price.

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10 of the Most Creative Bus Stops Ever - Fabulous Pics

10 of the Most Creative Bus Stops Ever - Fabulous Pics | #BUSS2 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
Bus stops offer unique opportunities for advertisers because a bus stop is a place where people can spend quite some time without doing anything, except looking around. Moreover, a lot of people are going to see the ad more than once, because a lot of people use the same bus stop  everyday while on their ...
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Price Elasticity Of Demand - Video

Price Elasticity Of Demand - Video | #BUSS2 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
Price elasticity of demand describes how changes in the cost of a product or service affect a company's revenue.
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introduction to the formula & influences on demand. 

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10 bizarre objects found in 'cool' offices

10 bizarre objects found in 'cool' offices | #BUSS2 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
Indoor slides, disco tunnels , life-sized plastic llamas - these are all objects found in creative offices.
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M&S Clothing Suppliers Face 75-Day Pay Delay

M&S Clothing Suppliers Face 75-Day Pay Delay | #BUSS2 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
High street retailer says changes will bring it in line with industry standards in supplier letter obtained by Sky News.

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tutor2u's curator insight, September 8, 2013 1:38 AM

Good example of working with suppliers and cash flow management for #buss2 

Mr Harper's curator insight, August 21, 2014 1:46 PM

Cash flow and working with suplliers

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Marmite Advert: Love it or Hate it?

Marmite Advert: Love it or Hate it? | #BUSS2 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
A TV advert in which a spoof rescue team saves "stricken" jars of Marmite from homes where they have been neglected prompts 278 complaints.
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Love it or hate it, the advert it has difinitely created interest and reminded us of the product! Job done!

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Use of technology underlines the importance of supplier flexibility

Use of technology underlines the importance of supplier flexibility | #BUSS2 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
Whether it's natural disasters or royal approval, sudden strains on a supply chain can be eased by forward-thinking technology.
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Flexibility - One element of an effective supplier. A good article to highlight how technology can help achieve this.

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Sony announces PlayStation 4 console

Sony announces PlayStation 4 console | #BUSS2 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
Sony announces the fourth generation of its PlayStation games console featuring a new controller and a "supercharged" processor.
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BUSS2: Revision Quizzes

Set our below are links to each of our revision quizzes for students preparing for AQA AS BUSS2 (“Managing a Business”). 

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Jessops goes into Administration Is the Niche Market a Tomb?

This afternoon The High Court appointed PricewaterhouseCoopers as Administrators of Jessops the high street camera retailer. The company has debts of £80m..
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12 Best Commercials Of 2012

12 Best Commercials Of 2012 | #BUSS2 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
From all over the world. This is the definitive list.

Via Geoff Riley
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Loving #1 & #3

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Geoff Riley's curator insight, December 11, 2012 5:03 PM

Importance of non-price competition here!

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Dan Pink: The puzzle of motivation - YouTube

http://www.ted.com Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don't: Tradi...
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Japan brings kaizen philosophy to Ethiopia

Japan brings kaizen philosophy to Ethiopia | #BUSS2 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
Ethiopia adopts the business philosophy of kaizen, which helped Japan recover from the ruins of World War Two.
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Morrisons unveils five point marketing plan to revive fortunes

In addition to price, the supermarket is also focused on loyalty, promotions, clearer brand communications and in-store experience.
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Evaluation in 2 words

It all started when one of my A2 students asked me today: “How do you get full marks for evaluation?
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Bangladeshi factory workers locked in during shifts despite recent fires

Bangladeshi factory workers locked in during shifts despite recent fires | #BUSS2 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
Workers making clothes for the supermarket Lidl in Bangladesh have been secretly filmed being forced to work 19-hour shifts.

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Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs 70 years on..

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs 70 years on.. | #BUSS2 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
The psychologist Abraham Maslow's theory of human motivation is 70 years old - why is it still so influential?
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Levi Roots - Know Your USP

Levi Roots talks about the importance of understanding your USP (unique selling point). Essential advice for any entrepreneur or small business owner. For mo...
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Important for all businesses but vital for all those developing new products.

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Working at Google Video

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Wanna apply?? You're not the only one........and that's the point!! To innovate/stay competitive Google must attract the best employees! This video outlines some of the fringe benefits they offer. They clearly empower their works......they decide how long they use these benefits for and how long they spend working.

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Heathrow airport has busiest year

Heathrow airport has busiest year | #BUSS2 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
Revenues up at Heathrow, but the UK's busiest airport is operating at close to capacity
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BUSS2 Exam Technique: Analysis – Limited, Reasonable or Good?

Having marked quite a few BUSS2 responses, it seems students have begun to get the message about application but are falling short on analysis.
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Mrs Pollitt BUSS1 BUSS2's curator insight, March 23, 2014 4:13 PM

Exam technique, tips from examiners

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AQA BUSS3: The Formula for Each Ratio

A quick reminder of the each formula that is provided for BUSS3 students when they start the exam.
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How technology opens the door for personalised pricing

How technology opens the door for personalised pricing | #BUSS2 from Vision West Notts | Scoop.it
Technology has opened the door for online retailers to personalise prices, but worries about the opportunity have attracted the attention of the regulator.
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Technology doesn't just benefit manufacturers! 

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