Category: Series 34 – Industry

December 10, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Guess the Word  and Contact Us for prizes!  Series 35 starts soon….. 1st letter of each Post Title (in a Series) spells a business word – spelt correctly or jumbled up.  Previous answers: Series 34  spelt  T-I-D-Y-R-U-N-S   (INDUSTRY) Series 33  spelt  V-I-E-W-E-R   (REVIEW) Series 32  spelt  C-I-G-L-O   (LOGIC) Series 31  spelt  P-O-N-Y-M-A-C   (COMPANY)   Series 30  spelt  K-R-O-W   (WORK) Series 29  spelt  R-O-P-Y-J-A-D-E   (JEOPARDY) Series 28  spelt  G-U-I-L-D-B-I-N   (BUILDING) Series 27 …

December 7, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

  Santacon Santacon draws attention to mindless consumerismCacophony Society founded 1994 in San Francisco, to broaden perceptions & challenge mainstream culture, by pranks. Huge & long-lasting influence through flash mobs, urban exploring, Fight Club, Burning Man & Santacon.  Jingle tills, ho ho ho Guessed the Word?          Series 34 (5/8)     …

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…

December 3, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

  Uncertainty Does uncertainty affect the economy?  Uncertainty spikes during recessions.  But the cause runs both ways: Uncertainty causes recessions because it makes consumers, employers & investors hesitate to spend.  When we all hesitate – that’s a recession Guessed the Word?         Series 34 (4/8)           [pic: pauloNicolello]

November 30, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Returns 33% of web orders end up as returns vs. 9% at bricks-&-mortar shops. Processing/ shipping returns can be 20% to 65% of e-tailer’s cost of goods sold. Why merchants prefer to take online returns at a physical store: 66% of shoppers make a new purchase during that visit.  More sizing info & clear photos reduce…

November 28, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Yonks Waited indoors for yonks for your item to be delivered?  33% of buyers abandon online purchase at Checkout stage, due to no suitable delivery option.  1 in 3 online sales now via Click & Collect from a local shop, twice as many as in 2016.  Wait a minute, Mr Postman Guessed the Word?   …

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?   …

November 23, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

    Inspect Walls & borders are useless without a way to inspect what’s going through.  A mix of human guards, technology & intelligence can oversee a barrier effectively.  Northern Ireland checks 1.4% of goods coming from non-EU countries.  In the south, Republic of Ireland checks 1%, the lowest rate in the world.  Another bra in…

November 21, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Trademark Can’t protect shape, colour & taste through trademarks.  They’re not distinctive enough to be seen as a mark of origin without the brand name/ logo.  Courts have refused copyright applications for London taxi and KitKat shapes, Cadbury’s specific shade of purple, & the taste of spreadable cheese.  Have a break Guessed the Word?     …