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BMW to invest £500m in UK plants

BMW to invest £500m in UK plants | buss4 | Scoop.it
Mini and Rolls-Royce maker BMW announces plans to invest £500m in the UK over the next three years, safeguarding 5,000 jobs.

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Thea Demitriou's curator insight, February 6, 2013 2:07 PM

What is attracting car manufacturers to the UK? External factors affecting business strategy 

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It's not wrong to avoid tax

It's not wrong to avoid tax | buss4 | Scoop.it
David Giampaolo and Geoffrey Wood: Moralisers take note: the more money firms pay the state, the less they have to spread around

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Thea Demitriou's curator insight, February 15, 2013 9:51 AM

The other side of the story, how unethical is tax avoidance? 

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Food giants 'not acting ethically'

Food giants 'not acting ethically' | buss4 | Scoop.it
The world's largest food companies are failing to meet ethical standards and are instead profiting from a broken system, a report by charity Oxfam says.

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Naz Jahangir's curator insight, February 26, 2013 6:26 AM

The food industry is a good case study to look at given the current

Thea Demitriou's curator insight, February 27, 2013 3:28 PM

Good article to point you the direction of some companies ranked by oxfam.  The food industry is very topical at the moment for you to compare and contrast 

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Adidas makes £231m Reebok write-off

Adidas makes £231m Reebok write-off | buss4 | Scoop.it
Troubled sportswear division suffered fraud at its Indian unit, lost a major American football contract and had to endure the professional ice hockey strike

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Thea Demitriou's curator insight, March 8, 2013 3:53 PM

Probs in India, marketing probs and fierce competition from nike cause probs for Adidas 

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Luxury cars drive UK exports to China - Telegraph.co.uk

Luxury cars drive UK exports to China - Telegraph.co.uk | buss4 | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk Luxury cars drive UK exports to China Telegraph.co.uk British exports to China are rising at a blistering pace and are poised to overtake those of France for the first time in the modern era, driven by sales of Range Rovers and...

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BUSS4 - China's External Business Environment - Tutor2u

BUSS4 - China's External Business Environment - Tutor2u | buss4 | Scoop.it
This revision presentation looks at key aspects of the external environment for firms outside China looking to do business with China. It highlights key issues relating to: urbanisation; wealth, poverty & inequality; demographics ...
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M&S opens digital lab to cement its omni-channel strategy on the back of booming mobile sales | Internet Retailing

M&S opens digital lab to cement its omni-channel strategy on the back of booming mobile sales | Internet Retailing | buss4 | Scoop.it

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Thea Demitriou's curator insight, February 6, 2013 1:55 AM

m&s strategic response to technology but is it enough to save them? Is it too late? 

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BP 'prioritised profits over safety'

BP 'prioritised profits over safety' | buss4 | Scoop.it
On the first day of a trial in New Orleans to determine who should pay for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, BP is accused of having put profits before safety.

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Thea Demitriou's curator insight, February 26, 2013 4:00 PM

A must read case study, packed with buss4 themes

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UK doubles exports to BRICS since crisis - Telegraph

UK doubles exports to BRICS since crisis - Telegraph | buss4 | Scoop.it
British companies have more than doubled their exports to the fastest growing emerging nations since before the crisis in a bid to cash in on the rapid expansion in the developing world.

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Nokia: Rise and fall of a mobile giant

Nokia: Rise and fall of a mobile giant | buss4 | Scoop.it
As Microsoft swoops in to buy Nokia's mobile business for £4.6bn, what happened to Finland's most beloved company, and why would Microsoft take it on?

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BUSS4: 10 Practice Essay Questions on China (Section A) - Tutor2u

BUSS4: 10 Practice Essay Questions on China (Section A) - Tutor2u | buss4 | Scoop.it
We've been putting the finishing touches to our comprehensive BUSS4 Toolkit on China (Section A 2014) and trying to get our heads around how the examiner might pose the Section A essay titles. Set out below are 10 ...
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BUSS4 - Market Entry Strategies for China - Tutor2u

BUSS4 - Market Entry Strategies for China - Tutor2u | buss4 | Scoop.it
This revision presentation provides an overview of the key considerations and options facing businesses outside China looking to enter the Chinese market. A fully editable and printable version of this presentation is included ...
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