It’s never good to see businesses fail, especially when you see it happening long in advance. Shoes of Prey is in liquidation. The “mass customisation” shoe brand had long sung the praises of influencer marketing, claiming that viral videos had led to a “permanent 300% increase in sales“(!!!).
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Alfred Chandler, the man who almost singlehandedly invented the field of study in Business Management, has passed away.
In the past few months, we have seen the deaths of many a great contributor to our thinking and society (namely, Milton Friedman) – Alfred Chandler was one of these “gurus”.
This is so interesting – how do you increase the value of a company?
By increasing profits? Or by increasing the perceived value (not necessarily size) of profits. Ferrari are trying
How can BHP expand production at Olympic Dam without a new source of power? Can Australia really increase production volumes in its minerals and metals industry without increasing the number of natural-gas fired plants that run on gas from the North West Shelf? These must be the questions that keep
Driving through the leafy suburban streets of Balwyn a few weeks ago, I was struck by the number of real estate boards outside homes which had a strange little logo on them “In the Balwyn High School Zone”. Balwyn High, a state school, is one of the best performed schools
It’s patently clear. Do not stay at the Observatory Hotel in Sydney unless you want news of your most intimate moments splashed all over the newspapers. Rowan Atkinson, Ralph Fiennes, Metallica – all exposed in this piece.
What ever happened to discretion? What a disgrace – those media hungry staff,