Since the huge market sell-off of tech companies earlier this year, Snap – the company behind Snapchat – has joined the rollercoaster ride of tech giant share prices.
As a new financial year approaches, Mike France and his firm are laying out the next annual budget – and he has some wise words for others doing likewise.
Carey Business School assistant professor Jum Liew has admitted to being enamoured by the fact that social media data could highlight market behaviour – and has unveiled that a day’s worth of tweets can impact the performance of stock.
While Microsoft reported steady results as Office 365 and cloud services more than offset the weakness in the PC market, Amazon once again dashed the market’s hopes by returning to investment mode at the expense of profits.
Our Microsoft 30 Digital Champions project continues, and confectionery brand Mallow & Marsh is the next company on the list. Chief whisk Harriot Pleydell-Bouverie revealed how she is able to introduce a working pattern so flexible that the staff don’t have a holiday allowance.
The Confederation of British Industry recently labelled 2015 a "tough year" for retailers. As the meteoric rise of ecommerce continues and market competition increases once more, an effective marketing strategy is crucial if businesses are to achieve strong sales over the festive period.
Since Oscar season in February 2014, movie and entertainment stocks have been outperforming and continuing to advance. In the first days of May 2015, however, the tide has turned with every stock in the sector except for Disney posting a loss.
As the festive season draws nearer, retailers' stock shortages are deterring a third of Christmas shoppers from the High Street, and a huge 36 per cent will choose to shop online this year instead.
Another day and another social media phenomenon takes a bashing from shareholders after reports of weakening profits.
Q: I’m considering moving towards “just-in-time” production so we can reduce the costs of holding stocks and improve cash flow. But I’m nervous about glitches in the system â and letting customers down. How do you balance stock and working capital at Timpson?