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Zombie companies: Ending drag on global economy now vital

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  • April 2019
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Over the past decade the number of zombie companies – generally recognized as enterprises unable to pay interest on debts and being over 10 years old – has soared. Now they represent a serious problem to the global economy. A problem seemingly ...

Saudi Arabia Vision 2030: Policy promises much, but core aims will be hard to achieve

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  • April 2019
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Saudi Arabia has attempted to wean the economy of being heavily reliant on oil for a while. Previous iterations of economic reform have come and gone, yet there has been little progress to report.

Now, however, the Vision 2030 strategy (o...

A new audit era: Big Four must account for themselves in CMA shakeup

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  • March 2019
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Accounting has been marred by a wave of failures, and in the wake of this the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has conducted a review of the market. A range of proposals have been put forward to combat challenges within the industry, ...

Cannabis Market: Canada’s legalization of recreational marijuana is boosting the fortunes of cannabis stocks

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  • February 2019
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The cannabis market has great potential for generating more profits for investors and companies in the future. The industry has grown massively following the legalization of recreational cannabis use in Canada, making the country the trading ce...

Trends in legal services: Tech advances are changing how lawyers do business, transforming traditional legal practice model

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  • February 2019
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For many years legal services was a market in which meaningful change was largely absent. Now that is changing. Advances in technology are driving reform in areas such as virtual law, smart contracts and artificial intelligence.

Big legal...

Pharmacy Benefit Managers are under pressure: The industry is a lightning rod for America’s healthcare system at its worst

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  • February 2019
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By 2019, the Pharmacy Benefit Management market is forecast to grow to $283bn. Acting as the ‘middle men’ of America’s healthcare system, PBMs process and coordinate the delivery of prescription drugs, and act as intermediaries between payers a...

HTC decline into obscurity: Tech company experienced precipitous fall after rapid rise

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  • February 2019
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HTC, a Taiwanese tech firm, was once a smartphone market leader after experiencing rapid growth internationally - yet its time at the top proved fleeting. The company experienced a precipitous decline in sales and quickly vanished from the imag...

US-China trade war: Tariffs are exacerbating existing trends, leaving few victors

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  • January 2019
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The trade war between the United States and China began as an attempt by US President Donald Trump to correct what he saw as an unbalanced trading relationship with the second largest economy in the world. However, retaliatory tariffs from Chin...

Leading Big Businesses: An assessment of differing leadership styles

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  • November 2018
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Very large organizations are usually shaped by the style of leadership imposed by the CEO. Structures and cultures vary according to the person at the very top of a company. Some CEOs thrive when working in one area of the economy but then fail...

Department Stores: Major Trends Transforming the Retail Landscape

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  • October 2018
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In the increasingly competitive world of retail, department stores are struggling. This case study takes a close look at the major trends which have transformed the landscape in which department stores operate, how this has ultimately led to th...

Chinese Infrastructure in Africa: Far-Eastern giant is building a continent

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  • September 2018
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Over the past couple of decades China has become a leading story in the economic development of Africa. Through loans, grants and direct investment, Beijing has established a huge presence in countries which traditionally fall outside of major ...

The Future of Autonomous Cars: Driverless cars are emerging but much work remains to achieve commercial success

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  • September 2018
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Heralded as the future of personalized transport, autonomous cars have caused much excitement among car companies, industry journalists and some segments of the public and government. Unquestionably major advances have been made but the future ...

Power Generation: Top Five Trends for 2019 and Beyond

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  • August 2018
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Power generation is experiencing a series of trends which will shape the market for decades to come. Coal is seemingly on a terminal decline, to be replaced by natural gas, and renewable energy is making substantial strides to become more comme...

New Service Station Concepts in the UK: How Electric Vehicles are Influencing the Way Service Stations Attract Customers

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  • August 2018
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When taking into account that internal combustion engines vehicles sales will be banned in the UK by 2040, the question of what will the multimillion-dollar industry of fuel retail do, springs to mind. This case study examines the how the conce...

Retail: Top 5 Trends for 2019 and Beyond

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  • August 2018
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Retail will experience significant change over the coming years. Some brands holding a large number of physical stores have struggled against the rise of pure online enterprises. Success for some has been found through creating highly adaptable...

Soft Drinks: The future lies beyond sugar

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  • August 2018
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Some major new trends are sweeping through the beverage industry and they are having a major impact on both manufacturers and consumers. For the soft drinks industry sugar has now become a dirty word and sugar taxes have forced companies to cre...

Enhanced Water: Significant opportunities are arising in the segment

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  • August 2018
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Some major new trends are sweeping through the beverage industry and they are having a major impact on both manufacturers and consumers. For the soft drinks industry sugar has now become a dirty word and sugar taxes have forced companies to cre...

Hot Drinks: Segment is driven by convenience & quality

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  • August 2018
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Some major new trends are sweeping through the beverage industry and they are having a major impact on both manufacturers and consumers. For the soft drinks industry sugar has now become a dirty word and sugar taxes have forced companies to cre...

Drinks Packaging: Making it more environmentally responsible

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  • August 2018
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Some major new trends are sweeping through the beverage industry and they are having a major impact on both manufacturers and consumers. For the soft drinks industry sugar has now become a dirty word and sugar taxes have forced companies to cre...

Construction: Top Five Trends for 2019 and Beyond

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  • August 2018
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The construction industry is experiencing change. Prefabrication, new technology, robotics, green buildings and consolidation are trends leading companies must stay ahead of in the near future to be prosperous.

Having been accused of bein...

Boohoo: How a market stall became an international fashion empire

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  • July 2018
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Although Boohoo has been on the online fashion retail scene since 2006, the company has stood out for its exponential growth in recent years, which has seen it become an international fashion empire. This case study explores the key ways the co...

Senior Consumers: Understanding Key Trends Driving Consumer Behaviors

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  • July 2018
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Much has been made of young generations such as millennials setting new consumer trends and how companies should respond, but in reality, there are perhaps better opportunities available to target older generations then younger ones. Consumers ...

The Future of the Telecoms Industry: How to Navigate in a Climate of Intense Disruption and Change

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  • June 2018
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The telecommunications industry is in a curious place right now. Mobile phone usage, internet traffic and data consumption has exploded and is only set to accelerate as far as most can see, yet telecoms companies that provide the facility to do...

Silicon Valley Disruptors: Impact of Leading Tech Companies Stifling Disruptor Development

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  • June 2018
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Silicon Valley is known for being the home of the disruptive startup, but since the likes of Google (now under the parent company Alphabet) and Facebook emerged and became companies generating vast revenues, the treadmill for disruptors appears...

Airline Consolidation Reducing Airports’ Negotiating Power: Accepting Low-Cost Airlines and Expanding into Asia will Restore Power Balance Dynamics

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  • June 2018
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Consolidation in the airline industry is reducing their reliance on airports. Airports will have to diversify their operations abroad and welcome low-cost airlines to negate this power imbalance.

In the year 2000 for example, the top four...

Marks & Spencer in Decline: Extensive Remedial Action Required for Turnaround Plan to Work

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  • June 2018
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Monotonous decline has been a prominent feature of Marks & Spencer performance for a considerable period, only occasionally interrupted by a good year - most notably 2008. Now the store closure program is being extended and the company rece...

Telecoms: The telecoms business model is under threat

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  • June 2018
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The telecommunications industry is in a curious place right now. Mobile phone usage, internet traffic and data consumption has exploded and is only set to accelerate as far as most can see, yet telecoms companies that provide the facility to do...

Telecoms: 5G is perhaps not the boost that the telecoms industry needs

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  • June 2018
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The telecommunications industry is in a curious place right now. Mobile phone usage, internet traffic and data consumption has exploded and is only set to accelerate as far as most can see, yet telecoms companies that provide the facility to do...

Telecoms: Merger and acquisition activity in telecoms forecast to change market landscape

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  • June 2018
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The telecommunications industry is in a curious place right now. Mobile phone usage, internet traffic and data consumption has exploded and is only set to accelerate as far as most can see, yet telecoms companies that provide the facility to do...

Telecoms: internet of things to transform industry and consumer behaviors

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  • June 2018
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The telecommunications industry is in a curious place right now. Mobile phone usage, internet traffic and data consumption has exploded and is only set to accelerate as far as most can see, yet telecoms companies that provide the facility to do...