Category: Series 17 – Venture

January 19, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Guess the Word  and Contact Us for prizes!  Series 18 starts soon….. 1st letter of each post Title (in a Series) spells a business word (spelt correctly, backwards, jumbled up or as an anagram).  Previous answers: Series 17 spelt  T-U-N-E-R-E-V    (VENTURE) Series 16  was  Zzz   (sleep, rest & recharge) Series 15 spelt  W-E-N    (NEW) Series 14 spelt  X-A-M-S    (XMAS) Series…

January 17, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Vortex Plastic ends up in a giant vortex (gyre) of rubbish in the sea.  The Great Pacific garbage patch, with 1/3 of all plastic in the oceans, is twice as big as the UK.  There are 4 other gyres: in the S Pacific, N Atlantic, S Atlantic and Indian Ocean Guessed the Word?     …

January 15, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Ethylene The most important petro-chemical?  This colourless, flammable gas is in plastics, polyethylene, polyester – so in car parts, bags, packaging, chewing gum, anti-freeze, textiles & water bottles.  I in 5 tons comes from the USA, mostly Texas Guessed the Word?        Series 17 (7/7)         [pic: dbchandler]

January 12, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Restart New stuff is so cheap, it’s uneconomic to mend.  Hold a restart party, where volunteers fix things.  Let’s demand the “right to repair” what we buy: saves valuable skills & the planet from needless waste Guessed the Word?         Series 17 (6/7)         [pic: amaury-salas]  

January 10, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

  e-commerce Tech can save the high street through click-&-collect, the fastest growing element of on-line retail.  A ‘real’ shop is a showroom for online sellers + a single collection point for stuff bought from many web retailers Guessed the Word?      Series 17 (2/7)     [pic: emre-karatas]

New

January 8, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

New Consumers are both curious & fearful of anything new.  Familiar, but surprising, goods/ services will appeal.  Powerful ‘pre-awareness’ examples: Star Wars, James Bond, Harry Potter Guessed the Word?            Series 17 (3/7)            [pic: annca]

January 5, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Un-retire 1/4 of Britons un-retire within 15 years of leaving work.  Men, higher-educated & healthy people more likely to return, but no clear link between financial difficulty & un-retiring Guessed the Word?    Series 17 (5/7)     [pic: pablo-hermoso] 

January 2, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Trust Big Tech is losing our trust.  Fake news, minimal tax payments, ads alongside extremist content, poor attitude to harassment, unfair terms, & unsuitability for kids.  Public sentiment is turning against the tech giants Guessed the Word?       Series 17 (4/7)       [pic: ElisaRiva]