Tag Archives: Competition

Retail: Serving Scotland’s Communities

As my relative silence over the last month might have indicated, I have been away for a few weeks rest and recuperation. Catching up is always interesting, especially as the fall out from Christmas continues. Quite a few things have … Continue reading

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Tesco Trails

A few weeks ago the “feel” of the university changed dramatically as the undergraduates and new postgraduates descended for the new semester. A sure sign Christmas is round the corner. There are always plenty of students around in the summer … Continue reading

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Amazonia

Sometimes words are difficult to find, so here are some figures to discuss $34.2 bn – Amazon’s sales in FY 2010 $1.497 bn – Amazon’s pre-tax income/profit in FY 2010 £8.8 mn – Scottish Government/Enterprise grants to Amazon to move … Continue reading

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