Tag: value

December 2, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Saving Germans squirrel away 10% of disposable income regardless of economic crises or interest rates, double that of the average European or American.  Only Swedes & Swiss save more.  In contrast, Britons save about 3%.  In 2016, their savings rate was actually negative. 1778: world’s 1st savings bank founded in Hamburg.  Most Germans view the…

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)   …

February 8, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Insurgents Highly-skilled people from consulting firms have dispersed into insurgentsoffering dynamic, versatile & value-for-money services.  Professional gig workers are thriving in stealth, snatching work from industry giants, who are more fragile than agile.  >1/5th of UK projects, worth £2bn ($2.6bn) go to independent consultants.  Global consulting = £180bn ($232bn) a year Guessed the Word?   …

December 15, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Evergreen Just as evergreens signify permanence, brands can pass on emotional values down the years.  Despite company failure, the best brands have a long-lasting romance & history, which can be re-invigorated Guessed the Word?              Series 35 (4/8)               [pic: Kappa]

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October 10, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Yet Shredded, yet twice as valuable as before.  Voted UK’s 2017 best-loved artwork.  Self-destructed via hidden mechanism in frame moments after auction sale of £1.04m ($1.37m) on 5 Oct.  Value isn’t fixed or tangible; it’s embedded in perceived benefit in the beholder’s mind Guessed the Word?                   Series…

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?   …

March 5, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Longevity Consumers now value sustainability, simplicity, longevity. ‘Planned obsolescence’ doesn’t work when they want to build and keep a relationship with the product/ service provider.  Back to the future Guessed the Word?       Series 20 (6/6)        [pic: Royal Enfield]

December 6, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Guess the Word  and Contact Us for prizes!   Series 14 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 13 spelt  V-E-L-U-A    (VALUE) Series 12 spelt  T-O-Q-U-E    (QUOTE) Series 11 spelt  B-O-J-S   (JOBS) Series 10 spelt  H-A-R-K-M-A-L-L   (HALLMARK) Series 9 spelt  B-U-G-T-E-D…