Category: D

December 26, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

DRAMNow superseded by metric measures, a dram was a small draught of cordial or alcohol equal to 1/8 of a fluid ounce in the British Imperial weight system. Comes from the Greek drachma – an ancient coin or weight, & probably the amount one could hold in one’s hand. Wee dram o’ whisky? Cheers! Guess the…

November 26, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Discount 1/3 of retailers find a percentage discount is the most effective customer incentiveLess than 3% of browsers make it to the Cart page on a retail website.  Crowd logic highlights purchases by other shoppers buying the same item, & helpful small-ticket add-ons that complement what a customer is already buying Guessed the Word?   …

September 14, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Double-breasted (DB) suits Too casual for the office till the 1940s, but now doing double the business,the DB suit jacket descends from naval officer uniforms.  Key to the image of 1930s gangsters & 1980s bankers, its most iconic wearers are rule-breakers whose names turn up on all-time best-dressed lists.  Menswear detail: correct button stance is…

August 8, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Dating Love Island is tougher to get into than Oxford & Cambridge Universities (85,000 applicants to Oxbridge’s 37,000). The British TV show has already been sold to 7 other countries. Popular with 16-34 year olds, who vote their favourite couple as the winners. 3.6m watched finale on 3 July, up 1m from 2017.  Sponsor Superdrug’s make-up…

June 13, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

  Dodge Digital tech enables authorities to catch tax dodgers by ‘joining the dots’ to get a full picture of their financial affairs.  HMRC now holds more data than the British Library Guessed the Word?       Series 25 (3/5)          [pic: webandi]

September 27, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

  Drive Half of Saudi Arabia’s 32m population permitted to drive from Jun 2018.  Vehicle demand, taxi services, immigration, advertising & fashion will change Guessed the Word?        Series 9 (3/6)        [photo: Robert_z_Ziemi]

September 6, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Disconnect France’s new Right to Disconnect laws say “NO!” to the tyranny of the inbox.  Send fewer emails. Reply thoughtfully & briefly Guessed the Word?      Series 8 (4/5)       [photo: WerbeFabrik] 

July 24, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Dunkirk spirit Courage in adversity.  Being strong when in difficulty.  Refusing to accept defeat. People in a bad situation helping each other. Lessons for business from May 1940 Guess the Word?   Series 6 (5/5)   [photo: Pavlofox]

June 30, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Design Objects that appear simple, but solve key problems beautifully are the mark of great design – Apple Design Chief says we still don’t have a good soap dispenser Guessed the word?  Series 5 (1/4)  [photo: stevepb]

April 28, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

  Dark kitchen With no restaurant attached, Deliveroo’s Roobox meets soaring demand for takeaways – without struggling to serve diners at the same time.  Innovative, low-risk scaling up and out Guessed the Word?  Series 3  (1/7)  [photo: vaazdev]