Category: Series 24 – Synergy

June 6, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Guess the Word  and Contact Us for prizes!  Series 25 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 24  spelt  G-R-E-Y-S-Y-N   (SYNERGY) Series 23  spelt   F-L-I-P-G-A-S-H   (FLAGSHIP) Series 22 spelt   S-I-N-B-U-S-E-S   (BUSINESS) Series 21 spelt   C-A-B-K-A-P-Y   (PAYBACK)   Series 20 spelt …

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]

June 1, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

  YAWN   Young & Wealthy, but Normal The class that prefers to spend on good causes, rather than luxurious lifestyle.  183 billionaires from 22 countries, including some under age 40, have signed the Giving Pledge to give away the majority of their wealth Guessed the Word?         Series 24 (7/7)         …

May 30, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Spam EU’s GDPR, meant to curb unwanted marketing, unleashed the biggest spam explosion in historyin the month spam turned 40, on 3 May.  US is world-leader in spam output (Uncle Spam!), then China & Russia.  60% of email traffic is now spam Guessed the Word?         Series 24 (1/7)            [pic:…

May 28, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Yesteryear Every generation thinks it’s in transformational times.But technological change in past 50 years isn’t as great as between 1890 to 1950, when rifles, horses & Morse telegraph advanced to atomic bombs, jet aircraft & TV.  Only exception is in invisibles (data/ computers), which is accelerating exponentially Guessed the Word?         Series 24…

May 25, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Eyeball auction Highest bidding advertiser gets to show their ad to web page viewer in > 1/10th of a second from loading the page.  Cookie data – location, gender, age, likes, dislikes – indicates how valuable that customer could be, so how much to bid  (while placing new cookies for future use) Guessed the Word?   …

May 23, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Residency A residency is a lucrative way for pop stars to find new  fans.Downloads/ streaming decimate royalties, but touring tires both artistes & fans.  Old hits have never been so valuable, but only if performed live. Las Vegas leads in breathing new life into fading careers – be the talk of the town & sleep in…

May 21, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

  GDP Royal wedding boost to UK economy estimate >£1bn ($1.4bn) in tourism, retail, restaurants, fashion & gifts.  But till recently, VAT from small firms was excluded in GDP calculations.  Volunteer work still doesn’t count, as no monetised transaction Guessed the Word?        Series 24 (6/7)         [pic: Jaguar E-type Concept…