Tag: deal

May 20, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Loan shark Beware lenders using the words  “cash advance” instead of “loan” in documents.  This is designed to avoid usury laws and licensing requirements.  Consumer laws protect individuals from being fleeced.  But there’s no help for firms who borrow under deals which unfairly enrich the lender Guessed the Word?         Series 42 (2/8)   …

May 3, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Exchange Most transactions now occur with no monetary exchange.  Statistics only measure activities with money value, so these barter deals get omitted. Example: “Free” apps for smartphones.  They aren’t really free; we get them in exchange for giving up personal data or accepting advertisements Guessed the Word?           Series 41 (7/9)   …

April 15, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Guess the Word  and Contact Us for prizes!  Series 41 starts soon….. 1st letter of each Post Title (in a Series) spells a business word – spelt correctly or jumbled up.  Previous answers: Series 40  spelt  L-E-A-D  (DEAL) Series 39  spelt  N-O-C-U-T-D-O-W-N  (COUNTDOWN) Series 38  spelt  F-A-T-F-I-R  (TARIFF) Series 37  spelt  R-E-C-I-T-A-L  (ARTICLE) Series 36  spelt  C-O-M-E-O-U-T  (OUTCOME) Series 35  spelt  Y-E-T-I-D-U-E-L …

February 23, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Flux Business goes on during flux &uncertainty, and the best firms seize the opportunities arising. We all crave certainty.  But what is certain, apart from death & taxes?  ‘In or Out’ is the binary position on Britain’s exit from the EU.  Would the only deal acceptable to all be so vague & meaningless it’s as…

November 20, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Export No trade deal?!   UK firm, Huntley & Palmers, was one of the 1st global brands, and the world’s largest biscuit maker in 1900. Taken to the South Pole by Capt. Scott, and to Africa by Stanley seeking Dr. Livingstone, the easily-recognized, highly-decorated tins were a powerful marketing tool (and kept biscuits fresh for years) Guessed the…