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.... “When it comes to plurality, it is increasingly obvious – and the general election bore this out – that the printed press are of a waning influence and the real media giants today are Google and the social media giants,” he said. Ofcom dismissed an assertion by Fox that its media presence has been diluted with media plurality flourishing from the rise of digital rivals, such as news distributors Google and Facebook and new outlets, such as Vice, BuzzFeed and the Huffington Post. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....”. The industry is halfway through an eight-year period of price controls that started in 2013 for gas distributors, electricity and gas transmission firms, and 2015 for electricity distributors. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....". Loach predicted that "a lot of producers and distributors" would "just not bother" with making co-productions if there was too much red tape. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....Critics of the Murdochs argue that the family will still be the ultimate owner of assets including the Sun, Times and Wall Street Journal as well as Fox News and Sky News that will give them too much control over UK news media. Fox also argues that over the past seven years media plurality has exploded with the rise of digital rivals such as Google and Facebook and news distributors and new outlets such as Vice, Buzzfeed and Huffington Post while traditional newspaper sales decline. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Another long-term member agreed: “Potentially, this deal undervalues Nisa. This is the only distributor owned by retailers, and I don’t know how it can get any better than that. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Energy networks' £7.5bn windfall 'should be returned to consumers' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of July 2017 11:01:08 PM
....”. The industry is halfway through an eight-year period of price controls that started in 2013 for gas distributors, electricity and gas transmission firms, and 2015 for electricity distributors. ...
Ken Loach thinks Brexit will be bad for British films image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of July 2017 12:03:52 PM
....". Loach predicted that "a lot of producers and distributors" would "just not bother" with making co-productions if there was too much red tape. ...
Labour MPs warn ministers against ‘grubby deal with Murdochs’ over Sky image
.... “When it comes to plurality, it is increasingly obvious – and the general election bore this out – that the printed press are of a waning influence and the real media giants today are Google and the social media giants,” he said. Ofcom dismissed an assertion by Fox that its media presence has been diluted with media plurality flourishing from the rise of digital rivals, such as news distributors Google and Facebook and new outlets, such as Vice, BuzzFeed and the Huffington Post. ...
Murdoch's Sky takeover bid: culture secretary's verdict due this week image
....Critics of the Murdochs argue that the family will still be the ultimate owner of assets including the Sun, Times and Wall Street Journal as well as Fox News and Sky News that will give them too much control over UK news media. Fox also argues that over the past seven years media plurality has exploded with the rise of digital rivals such as Google and Facebook and news distributors and new outlets such as Vice, Buzzfeed and Huffington Post while traditional newspaper sales decline. ...
Nisa members air discontent at prospect of Sainsbury's takeover image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 23rd of June 2017 06:07:36 PM
....Another long-term member agreed: “Potentially, this deal undervalues Nisa. This is the only distributor owned by retailers, and I don’t know how it can get any better than that. ...
Hollywood and TV put the squeeze on UK's low-budget film-makers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 08:22:26 AM
.... “Early indications from the industry are that film production has got off to a cracking start in 2017,” said a BFI spokeswoman. However, last week Entertainment One, distributor of films including La La Land, Arrival and Luc Besson’s forthcoming $180m Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, said it was getting out of small-budget films. ...
Holy guacamole! Avocado fans in UK face further price rises image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 03:45:26 PM
....British consumers have followed suit. “Demand is phenomenal,” said Alfie Johnson, managing director of Covent Garden Supply, a distributor and major wholesaler of avocados in the UK. ...
Mr & Mrs Smith co-founder: ‘Don’t let yourself get comfortable’ image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 11th of May 2017 06:00:41 AM
.... If anything though, that made us more determined and we self-published our guide. The distributor said we’d be lucky to sell 5,000 books over three years. ...
'I thought I was invincible' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of May 2017 11:09:35 PM
...."That's dangerous," he says. West and Central Africa and South East Asian countries in particular have problems with criminals being able to sell fake drugs to licensed distributors, who then sell them on to places people trust, such as hospitals and pharmacies. ...
Bill O’Reilly accuser to meet Ofcom as Fox News scandal threatens Sky deal image
....In a letter sent to the culture secretary, Karen Bradley, during the 10-day period she had to review whether to refer the bid to Ofcom, Fox argued that in the six years since the aborted bid, the media landscape had changed beyond recognition. It said media plurality was flourishing with the rise of digital rivals, such as Google and Facebook and news distributors, and new outlets, such as Vice, BuzzFeed and the Huffington Post, while newspaper sales declined. ...
The science of inequality: why people prefer unequal societies image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 4th of May 2017 08:00:04 AM
....Furthermore, people appear to view the equal distribution of resources as a moral good; they express anger toward those who benefit from unequal distributions. This outrage is sufficiently strong that subjects will pay to punish unequal distributors. ...
Volvic water recalled in Japan amid plastic fear image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 2nd of May 2017 08:55:24 AM
.... . Local distributor Kirin Beverage said part of a bottle-filling machine in the French Volvic factory had been damaged, and fallen into the water container. ...
Wiggle is wriggling out of responsibility for faulty folding bicycle image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 17th of April 2017 06:00:15 AM
....I contacted Wiggle, asking for a replacement cycle or for the handlebar headset to be replaced. It took the bike back and said it would speak to Raleigh, the UK distributor. ...
Ofcom must block Murdoch's Sky takeover, Miliband and Cable say image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 31st of March 2017 02:48:08 PM
....In a letter to Bradley during the 10-day period she has had to review whether to refer the bid to Ofcom, Fox argued that in the six years since the aborted bid, the media landscape had changed beyond recognition. Fox said media plurality was flourishing with the rise of digital rivals such as Google and Facebook and news distributors and new outlets such as Vice, Buzzfeed and Huffington Post, while newspaper sales declined. ...
Rupert Murdoch's Sky bid to be investigated by UK regulator image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 11:35:05 AM
....In a letter to Bradley during the 10-day period she has had to review whether to refer the bid to Ofcom, Fox argued that in the six years since the aborted bid, the media landscape had changed beyond recognition. Fox said media plurality was flourishing with the rise of digital rivals such as Google and Facebook and news distributors and new outlets such as Vice, Buzzfeed and Huffington Post, while newspaper sales declined. ...
TV company behind Question Time could sell for up to £300m image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 03:54:39 PM
....In 2014, Tinopolis held talks with MSD Capital, the venture capital firm chaired by the computer entrepreneur Michael Dell. It also held talks with Entertainment One, the owner of Peppa Pig and maker and distributor of films and TV shows including the Hunger Games and Twilight franchises and the Oscar winner Spotlight. ...
Cereal lovers could shell out more for muesli as cost of brazil nuts soars image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 27th of February 2017 07:19:10 PM
....A poor flowering season followed by a lack of rain during the month of November has meant that fewer pods were available before the beginning of the main shipping season in March. “Prices are going up and up and up,” said Ian Dyas, a trader at CG Hacking & Sons, a specialist importer and distributor of nuts. ...
India police arrest 'world's cheapest smartphone' firm boss image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 05:59:23 AM
....The director of Ringing Bells, the Indian firm which claimed to be selling the world's cheapest smartphone, has been arrested on allegations of fraud. Mohit Goel was held after one of the phone's distributors claimed it had not received handsets it had paid for. ...
Made in London no more: will property speculation kill industry in the capital? image
....The other side of town, at Camley Street near Kings Cross, one group of businesses and local residents is taking the future of their industrial estate into their own hands. Currently home to 30 businesses employing 500 people, from meat distributors and fishmongers to a laundry and model makers, the group has set out plans to double the amount of employment space, as well as build 750 homes. ...
Dangerous business: what to do if a product you use has been recalled image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of January 2017 11:42:14 AM
.... It will usually issue a recall notice to inform customers of the batch number, product code and model of the item concerned. In most cases, products will either have to be returned to the store or distributor, who will organise for the repair or replacement of the item. ...
Japanese company to buy UK's second biggest tyre supplier for £215m image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 5th of January 2017 02:36:45 PM
. Japanese firms’ appetite for British takeovers looks set to continue into 2017, as Sumitomo Rubber Industries agreed a £215m deal to buy Micheldever Tyre Services (MTS), the UK’s second largest car tyre distributor. ...
Pension expert call for scrutiny over Sports Direct sale of Dunlop image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 29th of December 2016 07:59:07 PM
. A pensions expert has raised questions about the fate of the Dunlop Slazenger pension fund as Sports Direct prepares to sell the Dunlop sports brand to its Japanese distributor, Sumitomo Rubber Industries. ...
Gin distiller Sipsmith bought by Beam Suntory image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 16th of December 2016 02:35:04 PM
....This has attracted a younger demographic to the spirit, which has long been been favoured by the over-40s. "Eight years ago I couldn't get a distributor, so I had to distribute Sipsmith around London on the back of my scooter," Mr Galsworthy said. ...
Buckfast monks make record £8.8m image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 12:10:32 AM
....The caffeinated wine, sometimes known as Bucky, has been made at the Benedictine abbey since the 1920s. The abbey trust is a shareholder in the wine's distributor and seller, J Chandler, based in Hampshire, and gets a royalty fee for every bottle sold. ...
Rupert Murdoch unlikely to spin off Sky News in takeover battle image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of December 2016 08:00:59 PM
....Fox believes this move to create two separate companies means there is not the same issue of media concentration as six years ago. In addition, the digital revolution has seen huge growth from Murdoch’s traditional publishing rivals, coupled with the rise of newer players such as Google and Facebook as distributors of news and new arrivals such as Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, Mashable and Vice Media. ...
Fyffes banana sale unpeels fortune for Irish business dynasty image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 9th of December 2016 06:44:56 PM
....The world’s oldest banana brand Fyffes is to be sold to Japanese giant Sumitomo for €751m (£630m), resulting in a big payout for the McCann family, one of Ireland’s most prominent business dynasties. The deal brings together the two largest banana distributors in Asia and Europe. ...
Sumitomo to buy banana company Fyffes image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 9th of December 2016 08:54:58 AM
. Irish fruit distributor Fyffes has agreed to be bought by Japan's Sumitomo in a €751m ($798m; £634m) deal. ...
Pfizer fined record £84.2m over NHS overcharging image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of December 2016 08:01:26 AM
....The Competition and Markets Authority, issuing its biggest fine, said the “extraordinary price rises have cost the NHS and the taxpayer tens of millions of pounds”. The CMA also fined the drugs distributor Flynn Pharma £5. ...
Pfizer fined record £84.2m for overcharging NHS image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 7th of December 2016 07:20:15 AM
....2m by the UK's competition watchdog for overcharging the NHS for an anti-epilepsy drug. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) also fined distributor Flynn Pharma £5. ...
eOne shares plunge as first-half profits tumble image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 22nd of November 2016 02:44:01 PM
....Increased spending on high-profile films including The BFG and Now You See Me 2 have hammered first-half profits at Entertainment One, sending shares in the owner of Peppa Pig tumbling more than 11%. Entertainment One – maker and distributor of films and TV shows including the Steve Jobs biopic, the Hunger Games and Twilight franchises, Grey’s Anatomy, Rookie Blue and Oscar winner Spotlight – reported an 80% year-on-year slump in pre-tax profits to £3. ...
Consumers caught out as UK firms furnished with crippling copyright laws image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 21st of November 2016 07:00:02 AM
.... It would be applied retrospectively so that furniture with long-lapsed design rights would receive a new copyright lasting 70 years after the designer’s death. Vitra, along with three other big distributors, had wanted the law change within six months, so threatened legal action – and in November 2015 the IPO announced that replica sales of works of “artistic craftsmanship” would become illegal in 2016. ...
FTSE 100 closes down on mining groups image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 18th of November 2016 09:26:30 AM
....On the FTSE 250, shares in Electrocomponents surged 22. 1% after the electronic component distributor reported a 76% jump in half-year profits to £55. ...
Cartoon king image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of October 2016 11:00:44 PM
....Michael, a veteran of the film and TV industry, is the founder and boss of DHX Media. Outside of the big Hollywood studies, the Canadian company is the world's next largest owner and distributor of children's TV programmes. ...
AT&T seeks to buy Time Warner for nearly $86bn image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 23rd of October 2016 12:11:36 AM
....Randall Stephenson, who is both chairman and chief executive of AT&T, said he did not anticipate any regulatory obstacles, saying any concerns could be overcome if concessions were made. "This is a perfect match of two companies with complementary strengths who can bring a fresh approach to how the media and communications industry works for customers, content creators, distributors and advertisers," he said. ...
Tackling Taiwan's start-up struggles image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 20th of October 2016 11:44:23 PM
.... In Asia, where the concept is relatively new, some $1bn (£815m) has been raised in the last two years. Backer Founder is a Taiwanese firm that helps start-ups get their ideas ready to find investors, manufacturers and distributors. ...
Aga saga that’s left us with a faulty induction hob for nine months image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 3rd of October 2016 06:00:09 AM
.... You were sent from pillar to post in your quest to prove that the fault was not down to ordinary wear and tear or caused by you. Strictly speaking, the retailer, Aga Twyford (Twyford Cookers of Leominster, Herefordshire), should have been your first port of call for help, but while it is an authorised distributor of the Aga brand, it is not part of the Aga Rangemaster group. ...
Subscription scam warnings for beauty creams and diet pill one-off trials image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 22nd of August 2016 02:10:00 PM
....” . TS’s discussions with Sheridan’s British distributor Surrey Beauty Ltd, which had been paid by Sheridan, had been extensive, it explained. ...
21st Century Fox reports strong quarterly profits image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of August 2016 09:59:37 PM
....". "Our brands are an indispensable part of any consumer offering, whether from a traditional distributor or a new entrant like Hulu's upcoming live and on-demand service. ...
Herbalife reaches deal with US regulators image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 15th of July 2016 05:09:16 PM
....The FTC investigation also focused on this structure. Herbalife uses a direct sales method where products are bought by distributors to sell to the public and who are also encouraged to bring in new recruits. ...
Are grey goods the real deal? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 9th of July 2016 06:00:08 AM
....Related: Charged for an Argos order, but the goods never arrived. “If the brand owner has misjudged the size of a market in one country and an official distributor has surplus stock, parallel traders make a handsome profit by selling the surplus to buyers in countries where the goods are not authorised to be sold,” INTA says. ...
Sir Martin Sorrell calls for 'stiff upper lip' as media stocks are hit by out vote image
....Michael Ryan, chairman of the Independent Film & Television Alliance, said the vote to leave the EU was a “major blow”. “As of today, we no longer know how our relationships with co-producers, financiers and distributors will work,” he said. ...
Raspberry Pi maker to sell company for £615m to Swiss Dätwyler image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of June 2016 11:01:50 AM
....Premier Farnell, the maker of the low-cost Raspberry Pi mini computer, has agreed to sell itself for £615m to the Swiss industrial components maker Dätwyler. The Leeds-based electronic components distributor said Dätwyler would pay 165p in cash for each Premier Farnell share – 51% more than the UK company’s closing share price on 13 June. ...
Vitol: world's biggest energy trader emerges from the shadows image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of June 2016 05:00:14 AM
.... But that is just not what we do,” he said. “We are a physical distributor of energy from A to B in the right sizes in the right qualities. ...
Competition regulator could investigate Sainsbury's Home Retail takeover image
.... The deal was subjected to a phase 2 investigation that decided the combined retailer would have competition from other discounters. The watchdog is also investigating the £125m sale of the Sainsbury’s pharmacy business to the German drugs distributor Celesio. ...
After the iPhone: Apple eyes Time Warner and TV for its next act image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 27th of May 2016 04:49:58 PM
....It’s easy to see why the company would be attractive to Apple. Last year HBO launched a standalone streaming service, HBO Now, free from cable subscriptions and Apple TV was its first distributor. ...
A case that will run and run: Duracell and Energizer's court fight over rabbit mascots image
....Duracell, owned by billionaire investor Warren Buffett’s firm, Berkshire Hathaway, has called the suit a thinly veiled attempt to renegotiate the two companies’ 1992 agreement to divide rabbit rights between Europe and North America. The firm argues that it is unable to stop distributors exporting batteries to the US, where it does not use the Duracell bunny in its advertising. ...
City news: Marston's, SABMiller, SSE and Arm Holdings image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Thursday 19th of May 2016 08:07:00 AM
....51billion after big impairment charges on the value of its coal and gas-fired power plants as well as its gas production business. The company is considering selling up to a third of its 50 per cent stake in regional gas distributor SGN. ...
Should we stay or should we go? UK businesses on the EU referendum image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 7th of May 2016 02:59:18 PM
.... It must be true that you are less important to the other side in terms of trade when you are relatively small. LEAVE John Mills, chief executive of consumer goods distributor JMLIt would make very little difference to what we pay for goods, or to the price we sell them at. ...
Celebrity endorsements saved Tangle Teezer a fortune, says CEO image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 15th of April 2016 09:36:32 AM
....”. While the plan was to think big on the global marketplace, in seeking out distributors, the company focused on small firms that would “live and breathe” the brand, appointing one for each country, and ensuring there was complete buy-in from both parties in the relationship. ...
Peppa Pig owner Entertainment One denies ITV approach, but its shares jump image
....“It would diversify ITV’s business away from advertising revenues,” said analyst Lisa Hau. “This would fuel ITV’s next phase of growth as a content player which is attractively positioned given the anticipated consolidation in the European media space led by distributors and telcos. ...
Source : Reuters [Read Article] Thursday 7th of April 2016 12:00:26 PM
....The Investment Association, which represent top funds in Britain, said it was pleased the FCA has recognised that most funds have high standards. "The industry will continue to work closely with regulators and distributors to ensure that disclosure standards and investor expectations are met across the retail market," the IA said in a statement. ...
The Crusader: Box clever if buying online image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 4th of April 2016 12:01:00 AM
.... “So I decided to accept my loss and learn from the experience,” the 73-year-old emailed Crusader. Elaine, meanwhile, had contacted Sheridan Labs’ distributor, Surrey Beauty Ltd, but says she did not manage to get a response. ...
Can supermarkets do more than sell wonky veg to tackle food waste? - live chat image
.... London’s Hackney Brewery recently launched Toast Ale, a beer made using surplus bread from bakeries and supermarkets. While Rubies in the Rubble works with growers and distributors to make chutney and jam from their surplus fruit and vegetables. ...
UK retail spending experiences biggest slump since 1991 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 24th of March 2016 01:21:50 PM
....4% and ended hopes that January’s recovery would continue beyond the post-Christmas sales. There was a cheerier expectation among retailers in March, according to CBI figures, which found that clothing sellers were optimistic about the spring sales along with car distributors and supermarkets. ...
China's Ip Man 3 distributor sanctioned image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 21st of March 2016 08:42:55 AM
. A Chinese film distributor has had its licence suspended after inflating its box office numbers for movie Ip Man 3. ...
Five vital steps to set up a successful manufacturing business image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of March 2016 07:30:08 AM
.... There’s no point knowing the skills are available if you can’t pay the going rate. Perhaps you’ve had a fantastic idea for a product but you could find someone who already has a factory to make it for you? Is your product definitely unique enough to guarantee a market? Perhaps there is something similar out there already and you could be a distributor of theirs instead? Do you have the requisite administrative and managerial skills to co-ordinate the many people and processes that constitute a manufacturing enterprise?. ...
British winemakers urge George Osborne to do his duty image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 11th of March 2016 04:58:18 PM
.... A cut, it believes would ease the burden on wine growers and boost the Treasury’s coffers at a stroke by boosting wine consumption further. Michael Saunders, chief executive of the independent drinks distributor Bibendum PLB, agrees that the chancellor has an opportunity to take the shackles off. ...
How the US can solve its multibillion food waste problem - report image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 9th of March 2016 05:00:28 PM
....6bn in profits each year. “Any business that touches large volumes of food – farms, manufacturers, distributors, restaurants, retailers – currently contributes to the food waste problem and has an opportunity for a major reduction,” said Jesse Fink, trustee at the Fink Family Foundation, a seed funder of Refed. ...
FTSE slips back but Old Mutual soars on £9bn break-up talk image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 7th of March 2016 09:44:13 AM
.... Analyst Eamonn Flanagan at Shore Capital said:. Old Mutual Wealth has developed a vertically integrated model in the UK with the Skandia platform sitting alongside distributor Intrinsic and the asset management business OMGI, together with its in-house manufacturer. ...
Gandys Flip Flop founders Rob and Paul Forkan warn against exporting flops image
....”. In fact, if the Forkan brothers have learned one thing from distributors vying to take their products to wider markets, it is that not all will be in a position to support the brand and some may actually do it harm. ...
Smith & Wesson profits double in period surrounding San Bernardino shooting image
.... It takes Smith & Wesson sales in the first nine months of its financial year to $502m. The company said demand has been so strong that it has ramped up production at its gun factories, as some distributors have begun to run out of some of its most popular firearms. ...
City News: Rolls-Royce, Poundland, Entertainment One and ITV image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 2nd of March 2016 11:10:00 PM
....Poundland shares fell 11¼p to 170p. IT MAY be the international distributor for Oscar winner Spotlight but Entertainment One’s film business is falling short in the best supporting role. ...
Box-office flops weigh on Peppa Pig owner image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 2nd of March 2016 02:15:24 PM
. The disappointing box-office performance of some recent films, including the Steve Jobs biopic, has hit the distributor Entertainment One hard, sending its shares tumbling. ...
'The Brits are brilliant at convincing themselves that they are pants' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 29th of February 2016 07:55:12 AM
....”. To date, The House of Laurence has signed a deal with a major Chinese distributor as well as VIP. ...
US food company acquires catering supplier Brakes for £2.2bn image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 22nd of February 2016 04:18:13 PM
. US foodservice distributor Sysco Corporation has struck a deal to acquire London-based rival Brakes Group from Bain Capital Private Equity for around £2. ...
Bacardi and Cuba fight for Havana Club image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of February 2016 08:26:06 PM
...." . Bacardi has been fighting for decades with Cuba and spirits distributor Pernod Ricard, which has a joint venture with the Cuban government to sell Havana Club label rum worldwide except in the US. ...
Satisfying a taste for British products - the retailers who sell abroad image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 11th of February 2016 07:30:11 AM
....The next decision is how to enter the new market. Sporting goods retailer Faction Skis started using distributors in the majority of its target markets, seeing this as a quick, easy and low-risk strategy to expand abroad. ...
Solar microgrids and batteries could prevent another Black Saturday bushfire image
....In 2014 Black Saturday bushfire victims secured an Australian-record $494. 7m payout from power distributor SP AusNet asset managers Utility Services Group and the Department of Sustainability and Environment, and regulators are keen to avoid a repeat. ...
Watersprint to provide clean water and jobs for disadvantaged Bangladeshi youth image
.... This technology was already on the market in Sweden for use in showers for water disinfection and legionella, when it caught the attention of Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus. At his urging, the company developed the Watersprint product to clean bacteria and viruses from surface water, and is working with the Yunus Centre in Bangladesh to train and employ young people as distributors. ...
Panda-monium at the box office image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 1st of February 2016 01:35:07 PM
...." . A landmark US-China film agreement in 2012 opened the Chinese market to a big number of Hollywood-made films - 34 instead of 20 - and allowed US distributors to take a greater share of box office revenues - 25% instead of 11-15%. ...
Bargain Booze owner cheers surge in sales  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 1st of February 2016 12:57:36 PM
. Sales at booze retailer Conviviality jumped 38pc in the first half of the year, after its takeover of drinks distributor Matthew Clark doubled the size of the company. ...
Smith & Nephew boss reveals cancer diagnosis image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 1st of February 2016 08:18:09 AM
.... . Last year, Smith & Nephew bought the trauma and orthopaedics business of its Russian distributor DeOst and DC - a Russian mid-tier trauma manufacturing company. ...
'We’re not buying brands... but people and customer lists that give profits’ image
.... It operates behind the scenes, largely unknown to the public, in a decidedly unsexy world of mainly low-value and often mundane products essential to day-to-day operations. “We are an outsourcer, distributor and consolidator of non-food disposable products,” says Roney, dressed in a dark grey suit, blue shirt and yellow tie. ...
Questor share tip: Diageo feels the pain of China slowdown image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 28th of January 2016 07:19:04 PM
.... . Kathryn Mikells, the new chief financial officer who replaced Deirdre Mahlan last year, said the problem of distributors in Latin America and Asia buying up stock ahead of currency falls has now largely cleared. ...
Brakes halts possible IPO amid stock market turmoil image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 26th of January 2016 11:17:45 AM
. Brakes Group, one of the UK’s largest food distributors, is understood to have postponed plans for a stock market flotation in London that could have valued it at up to £2. ...

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