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Some interesting ethical issues raised by the decision of high-street retailer Superdrug to offer Botox treatment in-store.

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Should Botox Treatment be Available From High Street Retailers?

A fabulous video here from the CNBC team exploring the growth and performance of Subway - now the worlds largest franchise operator with almost 45,000 outlets worldwide.

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Franchising: Subway is the Global Leader for Outlets, But Not Sales...
15th August 2018

The rise of the freelancer

Chances are many students will know friends or family who are self-employed - one of the scariest but also exhilarating ways of being an entrepreneur. Self-employment is on the rise,...

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The rise of the freelancer

A topical example of the product life cycle as the leading social networks appear to be reaching the end of a maturity phase. Are there extension strategies that might work,...

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Are we reaching peak social media?

With over 28,000 stores operating across 76 countries, Starbucks is rightly considered a leading global brand. However, there is one country where Starbucks' international expansion came badly unstuck - Australia.

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International Expansion - Why Starbucks Failed in Australia
7th August 2018

Ola Maps Out Route Into UK

Porters Five Forces, Contestable Markets & more - a key development in the UK ride-hailing market as Ola announces plans to enter the UK taxi and private hire market starting...

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Ola Maps Out Route Into UK

We've just uploaded three teaching resources that provide an engaging way for business students to practice some core quantitative skills, particularly averages!

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Three New Free Resources to Help Teach Quantitative Skills!

Our AQA A Level Business Knowledge Book was released yesterday and it is already flying off the shelves!

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AQA A Level Business Knowledge Book - Strategies for Success
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The UK's car industry is one of the most successful parts of manufacturing here - largely due to its highly efficient production. As this short video from the FT explains,...

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How a Hard Brexit Might Damage the Competitiveness of UK Car Manufacturing

This video story on the BBC News website combines CSR with the big Blue Planet environment story of 2018, coffee shops, and pricing as part of the marketing mix.

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Coffee, Plastic and Pricing - a Marketing Mix with a Message
26th June 2018

World Cup Keepy-Uppy

Here's a fun lesson activity if you are looking for something World Cup and business-related!

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World Cup Keepy-Uppy

Here is an idea for a World Cup-related activity to help students to get to grips with the stock market and share prices, and to practise some calculation skills as...

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World Cup Winners and Losers "Share Price" Student Activity

Kaizen was the principle that drove manufacturing industry over the last few decades. Continuous improvement and relentless elimination of waste, through cutting costs and controlling quality, were at the heart...

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SWOT analysis for the future of Toyota and Uber

It is possible that Christopher Edwards, the founder of discount retailer Poundworld, will be able to buy back and save some of its stores, after it collapsed into administration yesterday....

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Poundworld's problems - how many can you spot?

The three AQA A Level Business exam papers are distinctive in that they can each cover a wide range of the specification. Anything from the specification can be examined in...

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15 Key Topics For Extra Revision (Once You've Revised The Entire Spec...) for AQA A Level Business in 2018

In 2017 it was "debt factoring" which threw some students as they took on the challenge of the first three linear papers.  A source of finance listed on the AQA specification,...

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25 Specialist Terms You Might Encounter in AQA A Level Business 2018

Here are some practice 25 mark questions for Section C and Section D of AQA A Level Business Paper 1.

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AQA A Level Business: Practice 25 Mark Questions for Paper 1

QUALITY was one of the key topic areas that didn't feature in the 2017 papers. We've grouped some essential revision materials on quality together here - make sure you cover them...

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Quality in Business - Key Topic Revision for 2018

Toys could become a victim of the US-China trade war. China is the world biggest toy-exporting nation. The US is the world's biggest importer of toys, and 82% of them came...

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Location issues - offshoring out of China?

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