A Visit To Southampton’s Most Important Port

Hon George Osborne MP, the Chancellor of the Exchequer visited ABP’s Port located in Southampton, Hampshire in order to have a closer look at the harbor that has a very important role in securing UK’s economy. The Chancellor was welcomed by ABP Chief Executive, James Cooper along with ABP Director of Southampton, Nick Ridehalgh. Both officials guided the Chancellor in his tour on the port. EU Port Regulations The three officials discussed among themselves the European Port Services Regulation that […]

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Leeds Receives 17.5 Million Pounds For Skills Service

Leeds, West Yorkshire – The government’s Employer Ownership Pilot funded a 17.5 million pound project for skills service training for the local businesses in Leeds. This was made possible through the efforts of Leeds city Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP). The main goal for the fundraising in the region is to give monetary amount to small and medium sized enterprises (SME) in the LEP’s main business sectors. The fund raised will help them grow and operate their business by finding the […]

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What Statistics Say About Marketing Your Business Online

The world market is a competitive ground for entrepreneurs and the marketing strategy employed by a certain business group will make or break its future success. With the advent of high end technologies like the computer and the internet, people in the business world take advantage of these platforms to improve the profitability of their company. What do worldwide statistics have to say regarding the power of online presence? Statistics of Search Engine Optimization According to survey, about 61% of […]

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PSFK Report Says That Retailers Need To Reinvent Physical Stores

London, U.K. — With the continuous rise of online sales, physical stores must step up on their game and undergo reinvention so that they could better suit the needs and the behaviors of today’s advanced consumers. With almost everything now available online, some had begun to question the relevance of physical stores with modern society. In fact, Silicon Valley entrepreneur, Marc Andreessen, went even as far as to say that retailers are going go out of business and that eCommerce […]

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Oil Prices Climb After The Death Of Saudi Arabia’s King

Oil’s value significantly climbed after the death of King Abdullah. Saudi Arabia is the leading oil producing nation in the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries. While the country has been mourning the passing away of the leader, the news that there is a new development in oil prices brings a positive impact to oil’s status. The futures in New York and London closed to as much as a 3 percent increase. The rally occurred after the royal court of Saudi […]

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Windows 10 And HoloLens Introduced By Windows

Last Wednesday, Microsoft introduced its latest version of Windows and a 3D gadget called HoloLens. HoloLens is a headset that users can wear in order to view as well as interact with 3D images. In the same event, Microsoft also revealed the new features of the latest version of its operating software. The latest version, Windows 10, is said to focus on how to adapt with the way consumers are using their computers nowadays. The operating software will give the […]

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Retail Shop Lifters Target High Value Items

The rate of retail crime has climbed to an astonishing 18% in the United Kingdom. The shoplifters make use of sophisticated tools to do the heist. They use bags lined with foils to avoid detection when walking out of the grocery or department store. Several bandits also use de-taggers to go outside the store unnoticed. The police’s response With the alarming rate of shoplifting in the retail industry, the police department has continuously made effort to remind store owners to […]

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Is Reality TV On A Decline?

Is reality TV on the decline after its 20-year reign? The golden era of television has brought viewers to Real Housewives of Orange County, Mad Men, Homeland and a slew of other highly addicting programs. At the same time, television viewers were also provided with new and old reality shows that seemed tired and redundant. According to Jennifer Gerson Uffalussy’s article in the Guardian, the Real Housewives of Orange County seemed to be a mix of Desperate Housewives and the […]

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Amazon India Breaks Records

It is reported that by the end of the fiscal year, Amazon India will sell goods amounting to $2 billion. If Amazon India will hit the mark, it will become the fastest electronic retailer in India. India’s competitive electronic retailers include Snapdeal and Flipkart. It took Snapdeal four years to cross the $2 billion mark. If Amazon India reaches that line this year, it would have taken it half the time as Snapdeal had. On the other hand, the country’s […]

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The 2015 Economy: Asian Markets Not to Fear

On January 13, 2015, Asian economies’ worries were erased after China made a statement saying that its economy has not slowed down. This timely announcement from China’s camp came as speculations came in that China’s economy is dwindling down at a steady pace. Global Outlook The International Monetary Fund has lowered its forecast of global economic growth to 3.5 percent. This was short three tenths of a percent from its pronouncement earlier. There has been a gloomy global economic positioning […]

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