Tag: cream

November 27, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Winner takes all Winner-takes-all nature of modern markets means top firm benefits don’t impact the whole economy, as in the past.  Bank of England data: the most-productive 1% of firms raised productivity by 8% a year from 2004 – 2014.  The other 99% barely raised productivity at all.  Highly successful global companies can still leave…

August 21, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Flight 25 Aug 1919: 1st international scheduled flight from Hounslow, London to Paris carrying 1 passenger, leather, grouse & Devon cream.  1976: 1st Concorde supersonic commercial flights with 100 passengers; British Airways to Bahrain & Air France to Rio.  2018: Global passengers 8.8bn, annual increase of 6%.  By 2037, Asia’s passengers will exceed N. America…

July 8, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Catering Wimbledon is Europe’s largest annual sport catering event.  2017 sales:  33,211 kg strawberries; 9,848 litres cream; 110,225 scones; 2,198 afternoon tea hampers; 77,142 sandwiches; 76,603 ice creams; 307,277 teas & coffees.  £2.50 ($3) for punnet of 10 strawberries – unchanged from 2010 so an iconic part of Wimbledon is affordable to all Guessed the…