Tag: book

October 30, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Organic food 1962:  1st ‘no birdsong’ alarm on chemical pesticide dangers.  2019 – UK organic food market in 8th year of growth, on target to reach £2.5bn ($3.2bn, €2.9bn) in 2020.  Demand spreading from fruit & veg to other groceries, fish & dairy.  2018 growth of 5.3% outstripped non-organic, driven by independent shops, home delivery…

September 23, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Over-program “Don’t just book it, Thomas Cook it” worked when travellers over-programmed & wanted to know what they were going to do in advance.  Since 1841, the world’s oldest travel firm offered such tours, but didn’t adapt enough for what’s wanted now – unexpected experiences & adventures.  In an online world, 563 shops and £1.7bn ($2.1bn)…

January 18, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Micro-library Micro-library shows enterprises can thrive in non-traditional structuresElements for success: convenient, long opening hours, self-sustaining, cheap, foster community spirit, capture imaginations, help people connect & make serendipitous discoveries.  No registration, fees nor proof of address.  Book exchanges are the most popular use of old phone boxes Guessed the Word?       Series 36 (6/7)   …

September 4, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

e-books 2017 is Year of the Shelfie.  Shelving sales up.  While  e-book sales falling, book sales up 6% & will rise for next 5 years.  We like the feel of the printed page and stylish covers Guessed the Word?        Series 8 (5/5)      [photo: jackmac34]