Category: N

April 17, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Nanosecond Getting data even nanoseconds faster generates huge profits.  So physical location of cables & towers to transmit data is critical.  Being closer, UK receives US data before Europe, through undersea fibre-optic cables. Light travels 30cm / nanosecond (billionth of a second).  Straight cables transmit data fastest Guessed the Word?       Series 41 (8/9) …

April 1, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Newsworthy Readers will pay for newsworthy content as good journalism still has the power to change lives.  Ideas & information matter in a knowledge economy.  News will get shorter, quicker + more graphical, digital, automated, personalized & paid for – but is still cheap.  News is an industry in transition, not in decline Guessed the Word? …

March 8, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Nostalgia Shine a light: Britain is the 2nd richest country in Europe, per Gross Domestic Product based on purchasing power parity.   Unemployment is at its lowest level since 1975.  Britain is still the 8th biggest manufacturer in the world.  Reasons to be cheerful, then & now Guessed the Word?           Series 39…

December 5, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

    No show Restaurants are in peril due to ‘no shows’Customers book a table but don’t turn up. Is worst at the busiest times.  The online booking industry offers to make dining out better for buyer & seller.  But by getting in the middle, it’s made it worse for both, as customers no longer…

October 8, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

    No-frills airlines Grab cheap Europe flights before fares go up, up & away. 200 airlines operate. Top 6 have 43% of the market & profit $7 per passenger.  US started no-frills, but has 1/2 as many airlines.  Top 6 have 90% of market & double the profit, as foreigners can’t operate domestic flights.  Mergers of…

August 15, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Neon In last 10 years, iconic neon signage regaining popularity. 1912 neon’s red glow 1st used to advertise Paris barber’s shop.  Popularity peaked in 1930s.  Fell out of favour by end of 1940s, except in Las Vegas.  Most vintage signs come from the US and advertise beer Guessed the Word?         Series 28…

June 27, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

    Neutral More Generation Z (born 2000 on) consumers identify as gender-neutral, gender-fluid or trans-gender than previously.  Australia, Canada, India, Malaysia & New Zealand have gender-neutral passports.  Unisex clothes already in shops Guessed the Word?         Series 26 (2/7)           [pic: Pexels]

June 4, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Night economy Dark days: London has lost 1/4 of its pubs and >1,200 venues since 2001.  Yet evening/ night businesses contribute £26.3bn ($35bn) and >700,000 (ie. 1 in every 8)  jobs in the city Guessed the Word?         Series 24 (3/7)         [pic: free-photos]

April 13, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Nothing Having no money forces us to be both creative & frugal – valuable skills for any entrepreneur to possess Guessed the Word?        Series 22 (5/8)     [pic: Klaus Hausmann]

January 26, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

News Spinning out of control: the link between news and reality.  It seems we don’t want boring news, but fearful/ angry reports.  Like politics, news is partly show business, & gives us what we want Guessed the Word?         Series 18 (3/5)        [pic: ryan stefan]