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Detroit's bankruptcy case in court

Detroit's bankruptcy case in court | KHS Business and Economics | Scoop.it
Lawyers begin presenting their arguments as to whether Detroit should be allowed bankruptcy protection from its creditors.
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Sir Philip Green: King of the High Street

Sir Philip Green: King of the High Street | KHS Business and Economics | Scoop.it
Sir Philip Green has sold a quarter of his prized Topshop and Topman empire to pay for new stores overseas - but how did he reach his position at the very top of British retailing?
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UK 'nation of internet shoppers'

UK 'nation of internet shoppers' | KHS Business and Economics | Scoop.it
According a survey from Ofcom, UK consumers indulge in more web shopping and mobile downloading than any other nation.
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HMV warns over uncertain future

HMV warns over uncertain future | KHS Business and Economics | Scoop.it
HMV warns that it faces an uncertain future in the face of continuing falling sales, and says it is in talks with its banks.
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'Irresponsible' Asda pushes costly credit card cash for Christmas

'Irresponsible' Asda pushes costly credit card cash for Christmas | KHS Business and Economics | Scoop.it
Asda is encouraging credit card customers to use £5-a-go, plus interest, ATM withdrawals...
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Judge revisits Apple v Samsung

Judge revisits Apple v Samsung | KHS Business and Economics | Scoop.it
A US judge urges Apple and Samsung to end their ongoing legal patents battle, as she reviews $1.05bn (£652m) awarded to Apple in damages in an August ruling.
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Monopoly: Rail commuters face 6% fare rise

Monopoly: Rail commuters face 6% fare rise | KHS Business and Economics | Scoop.it

Some rail commuters in England will face a rise of nearly 6% for their season tickets next year.


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Monopoly: Rail commuters face 6% fare rise

Monopoly: Rail commuters face 6% fare rise | KHS Business and Economics | Scoop.it

Some rail commuters in England will face a rise of nearly 6% for their season tickets next year.


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Airport competition: Airport sees increased profits

Airport competition: Airport sees increased profits | KHS Business and Economics | Scoop.it
Gatwick Airport announces increased half-yearly profits and growing passenger numbers.

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Oligopoly - non-price competition: Rise of the dark store feeds the online shoppers

Oligopoly - non-price competition: Rise of the dark store feeds the online shoppers | KHS Business and Economics | Scoop.it
Supermarkets divided on the merit of dotcom-only stores, warehouses or picking from high street shelves...

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Oligopoly: Discount retailers grab market share from the Big 4

Oligopoly: Discount retailers grab market share from the Big 4 | KHS Business and Economics | Scoop.it
Kantar Worldpanel reports Aldi and Lidl continue to be a key feature of the grocery market with Aldi growing by 27.3%...

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HMV’s strategy of diversification comes to an end

HMV's previous attempt at a strategy of diversification has now ended after it agreed to dispose of its business units involved in live music and entertainment. Lots of evidence in this case study about how risky diversification can be.
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Bread prices set to rise after bad weather hits UK wheat crop

Bread prices set to rise after bad weather hits UK wheat crop | KHS Business and Economics | Scoop.it
Flour mills expected to import 2m tonnes – the biggest wheat import since 1980 – to make up for shortfall...
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China 'ecological footprint' fear

China 'ecological footprint' fear | KHS Business and Economics | Scoop.it
The BBC's Beijing bureau reports on concerns among environmentalists that the rapid growth of Chinese consumption is damaging its ecosystems.
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Big decline in UK unemployment

Big decline in UK unemployment | KHS Business and Economics | Scoop.it
The number of people out of work fell by 82,000 between August and October, to 2.51 million, the biggest drop for a decade, official figures show.
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Sports Direct gets Olympics boost

Sports Direct gets Olympics boost | KHS Business and Economics | Scoop.it
Sports Direct reports a 25% rise in profits, saying it enjoyed a "significant" sales boost from the Olympics and Paralympics.
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Energy oligopoly: E.On to increase prices by 8.7%

Energy oligopoly: E.On to increase prices by 8.7% | KHS Business and Economics | Scoop.it
Energy firm E.On is to increase prices for dual fuel customers by an average of 8.7% on 18 January, the last of the big six suppliers to do so.

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Game sales 'dip' despite launches

Game sales 'dip' despite launches | KHS Business and Economics | Scoop.it
The release of the Nintendo Wii U, Halo 4 and Black Ops 2 were not enough to prevent an annual drop in US video game sales, according to research.
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Sharp fall in UK factory output

Sharp fall in UK factory output | KHS Business and Economics | Scoop.it
UK manufacturing output in October fell at its fastest rate since June, official figures show, with food and drink output particularly low.
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Monopoly in Operating Systems: Microsoft Sold 40 Million Windows 8 Licenses In The First Month

Monopoly in Operating Systems: Microsoft Sold 40 Million Windows 8 Licenses In The First Month | KHS Business and Economics | Scoop.it

It's selling faster than Windows 7, Microsoft says, but that's not the whole story.


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Non Price Competition: Samsung's Massive Marketing Budget

Non Price Competition: Samsung's Massive Marketing Budget | KHS Business and Economics | Scoop.it

This is how it became the world's biggest smartphone company.


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Oligopoly: EU imposes record $1.92 billion cartel fine on LCD cartel

Oligopoly: EU imposes record $1.92 billion cartel fine on LCD cartel | KHS Business and Economics | Scoop.it

Philips, LG Electronics, Samsung SDI and three other firms were fined a record 1.47 billion euros ($1.92 billion) by EU antitrust regulators for fixing prices of TV and monitor cathode-ray...


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Oligopoly Battles: Apple, Google, Amazon, And Facebook Have Declared World War 3

Oligopoly Battles: Apple, Google, Amazon, And Facebook Have Declared World War 3 | KHS Business and Economics | Scoop.it
Welcome to the waltz of elephants....

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Monopsony Power and Intervention: New supermarket watchdog to get power to fine top chains

Monopsony Power and Intervention: New supermarket watchdog to get power to fine top chains | KHS Business and Economics | Scoop.it
The new 'groceries adjudicator' was initially only going to get the power to name and shame supermarkets should they treat suppliers unfairly, but farmers have lobbied successfully for it to have greater clout.

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'Unfair' supermarkets could face hefty fines under new watchdog

'Unfair' supermarkets could face hefty fines under new watchdog | KHS Business and Economics | Scoop.it
Groceries Code Adjudicator vows to crack down on large supermarkets which abuse their power...
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