Growth

Creating a global business

A key issue facing any large business today is that of rightsizing i.e. developing a business that...

The future is branded

The challenge for organisations in competitive markets is to provide clarity for customers in a way which...

On-line shopping

Retailers simply cannot afford to ignore these developments. However, not all retailers are equally well placed to...

Generating cash for growth

Successful organisations are able to compete in tough environments.To do this, they need:capable managers who are willing...

Growth Through Well Planned Investment

Growth is an important business strategy; many advantages flow from being bigger. Size brings with it many...

Creating a European branded business

This case study shows how and why Spillers Petfoods acquired Quaker European Petfoods for £465m in April...

Venturing for growth

No business could survive on its own without friends and allies. To be successful, businesses need to...

Focused, global and integrated

In the early 1930s, Jefferson Smurfit Snr saw the untapped potential of a small Dublin box factory,...

Entering overseas markets

Provident Financial was founded in West Yorkshire, England in 1880 by Joshua Waddilove. The company’s headquarters are...

Going for growth

Going for profitable growth is nothing new for Dixons Group plc. The company began in 1937 in...

Strategically repositioning a business

When faced with the need for change, it is easy to consider the organisation’s current activities and...

The first electronic stock market

The Nasdaq Stock Market® is a world famous stock market, based in the US. Nasdaq® uses computer...

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