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Sony gives up on MiniDisc systems

Sony gives up on MiniDisc systems | AS Business Studies | Scoop.it
Sony is to stop making MiniDisc hi-fi stereo systems, the last of the playback devices it made for the format which it invented.
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Iceland reports 9.2% sales boost - Retail News

Iceland reports 9.2% sales boost - Retail News | AS Business Studies | Scoop.it
Iceland reports 9.2% sales boost: Iceland today reported a ten per cent sales increase for one of the key trading periods in the retailer’s calendar.
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'Irresponsible' Asda pushes costly credit card cash for Christmas

'Irresponsible' Asda pushes costly credit card cash for Christmas | AS Business Studies | Scoop.it
Asda is encouraging credit card customers to use £5-a-go, plus interest, ATM withdrawals...
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Animated Story Of How LEGO Came To Be [Video]

Animated Story Of How LEGO Came To Be [Video] | AS Business Studies | Scoop.it
A great animated story about how LEGO came to be. Let yourself be inspired by the winding road that leads to LEGO's world domination.
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Vintage-style satchels take on a glowing new role

Vintage-style satchels take on a glowing new role | AS Business Studies | Scoop.it
Creating a business making and selling vintage-style satchels was sparked by a woman looking at ways to pay for her daughter's school fees.
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Fab insight: Amazon’s little helpers: Inside the retail giant's huge distribution centre ahead of Cyber Monday - the day Britons buy Christmas presents online

Fab insight: Amazon’s little helpers: Inside the retail giant's huge distribution centre ahead of Cyber Monday - the day Britons buy Christmas presents online | AS Business Studies | Scoop.it
The road just off the M4 on the way to Swansea has a golf course on the left and a series of business parks, some of them with vacant offices, on the right.
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BUSS1: Ten Top Tips-READ IT, DO IT! RT IT

Some advice for students sitting the# BUSS1 exam in January.READ IT, DO IT, RT it!
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Q&A - Why do start-ups find it difficult to estimate revenues?

One of the hardest tasks an entrepreneur faces with a start-up business is coming up with a realistic estimate of revenues..
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Entrepreneurs are inherently cautious, say psychologists | Start Up Donut

Entrepreneurs are inherently cautious, say psychologists | Start Up Donut | AS Business Studies | Scoop.it
Calculated risks!
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Bungle on Business: Cash Flow Forecasting: can identify the mistakes?

Bungle on Business: Cash Flow Forecasting: can identify the mistakes? | AS Business Studies | Scoop.it
Hello there, my name is Barry Bungle from Bungles Business Advisory Service..
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Family Feud: Adidas vs. Puma- how not to Run a business!

Family Feud: Adidas vs. Puma- how not to Run a business! | AS Business Studies | Scoop.it
The following is an article from Uncle John's 24-Karat Bathroom Reader.Here's the strange story of a family-owned business so dysfunctional that business schools teach it as a lesson in how not to run a company.
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Student entrepreneurs secure £500k in investment | News | EN for Business

Student entrepreneurs secure £500k in investment | News | EN for Business | AS Business Studies | Scoop.it
Six companies set up by earlier this year by student entrepreneurs at the University of Edinburgh have secured a total of £500,000 in investment from sources including Shell and Santander.
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How did pound shops change the UK?

How did pound shops change the UK? | AS Business Studies | Scoop.it
Pound shops have proliferated through the British High Street but how have they changed the way people shop?
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Revision Presentation - Balance Sheet Basics

The basic structure and content of a balance sheet is explained in the revision presentation below.You may also find this revision note on the balance sheet helpful.Once you've worked through the revision materials on balance sheet basics, have a...
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Christmas optimism for retailers that offer multi-channel shopping | Start Up Donut

Christmas optimism for retailers that offer multi-channel shopping | Start Up Donut | AS Business Studies | Scoop.it
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Is Entrepreneurship Better With a Social Mission?

Is Entrepreneurship Better With a Social Mission? | AS Business Studies | Scoop.it
So, you want to be an entrepreneur. You've got a great idea, and you're ready to take the leap. But there's one more question to answer: Should you add a social mission to your plan?
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No VC: Nimbus Takes '21st Century Approach' to Building Business - Bloomberg

No VC: Nimbus Takes '21st Century Approach' to Building Business - Bloomberg | AS Business Studies | Scoop.it
This is the second in a five-part series called "No VC," which highlights startups that have succeeded without venture capital, the lifeblood of Silico...
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Too many #buss1 themes, partnership, product, motives... Lord sugar tweeting nailcare innovation from apprentice winner Tom

Too many #buss1 themes, partnership, product, motives... Lord sugar tweeting nailcare innovation from apprentice winner Tom | AS Business Studies | Scoop.it
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Market research and segmentation in action Are you a Trend-Hunter, a Lone Raider or a Family Pack:?

Market research and segmentation in action Are you a Trend-Hunter, a Lone Raider or a Family Pack:? | AS Business Studies | Scoop.it
Groups of teens, 'hardcore' solo women and families on a tight budget are the main Black Friday shoppers, according to a new study conducted by Marvin Traub Associates for WWD.
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Mothercare performance improves- strategy mkt development & differentiation #buss3

Mothercare performance improves- strategy mkt development & differentiation #buss3 | AS Business Studies | Scoop.it
Mothercare says its turnaround strategy continues to yield results, cutting losses and arresting its sales decline.
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AQA AS Business (BUSS1) - The Basics for Revision

This short, simple revision presentation contains some summary thoughts about potential application, analysis and evaluation points which students might use effectively in their BUSS1 exam answers.  The critical thing to remember is that all...
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Facebook examines Facefood sign- trademark/copyright infringement

Facebook examines Facefood sign- trademark/copyright infringement | AS Business Studies | Scoop.it
Social networking giant Facebook examines the use of a sign similar to its own logo by a new juice bar and patisserie in a Cardiff suburb.
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