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In addition to Best’s climb to the top, Spurs’ valuation and leaders who love a surge of adrenaline, the top ten also includes details on the controversial VAT decisions the country has witnessed and a look into the City of London’s seedy side.
Elsewhere, with brands in mind, we saw how Asda has created a ticking marketing time bomb, while Domino’s is a brand that many firms can learn from for a couple of reasons.
Catch the full listing, for the week 22-28 April 2016, below:
As part of our Business Class section, serial entrepreneur Alfie Best told us his Romany gypsy upbringing saw him faced with hurdles, which he turned into profit by unlocking the high-life with enterprise.
A market capitalisation of £426m was achieved for London football club Tottenham Hotspur, following £450,000 worth of shares traded in the team on 21 April.
Real Business rounded up the UK leaders who love nothing more than getting their adventurer’s hat on when they leave the boardroom.
Tampons, Cornish Pasties and coin-operated porn machines – they have all been at the centre of fierce debates over what should and should not count as a luxury item.
I was dismayed to stumble across the Evening Standard’s “Confession from the City” section last week – I thought this kind of dross had ended.
A ruling surrounding a row between a Christian and a Muslim in their workplace should serve as a warning to employers.
We took a particular look at how Asda’s pricing tactics may be a ticking time bomb for the supermarket sector, with risk at being “in breach of consumer law”.
Domino’s lost its way when it came to branding and made the decision to call for back-up – refusing to become stale, it also provided some extreme customer service to one needy consumer.
You would probably say “millennials” if asked to name the demographic that is currently shaping the workforce, but that does not tell the whole story.
Josephine Home is our latest Digital Champion, showing once again that British businesses are particularly adept at producing luxury goods in high demand.
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