LoveFilm has changed the face of the film industry. Formed in September 2003, the company is Europe’s fastest growing online DVD rental company, with over 1.2 million subscribers. Now CEO Simon Calver has teamed up with Margaret Manning, founder of digital agency Reading Room, to help UK retailers improve their customer service.
Writing exclusively for Real Business, Ariadne Capital’s Julie Meyer tells us why capital is a luxury and why the software industry is no longer the mecca for investors.
Q: Do you ever give bo**ockings to people? Some people do seem only to respond to strong views.
For many small businesses, the annual Christmas party is the event of the year. A way to reward loyal staff and look forward to the future. But this year, one in five firms are cancelling their Christmas celebrations as a direct result of the financial crisis.
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Scansafe was set up by brothers Eldar and Roy Tuvey in 2004. The former investment bankers are today selling their software-as-a-service web security business to technology giant Cisco for $183m (£112m).
Worked like proverbial canine yesterday to finally sort out a customer service procedure that would be quick, easy and, above all, efficient.
The Microsoft CEO speaking live. A big business beast on the platform. Great viewing. Great insight.