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The resolve to succeed

As we approach the end of the first month of 2013 there has been a lot of negativity in the media – with the prospect of a triple-dip recession, well known brands such as Jessops, HMV and Blockbusters failing to cope with the changes in technology, and the snow causing havoc for businesses. It’s been...

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It’s a dog eat dog world

But first, let’s rewind some 105 years to the birth of a brand that went on to establish more than 400 stores worldwide and provided a hub for music enthusiasts to unite through their love of lyrics. The origins of the brand name ‘HMV’ were founded upon the title of a painting ‘His Master’s Voice’...

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People power

The global brand that is Starbucks took a bit of a battering at the end of last year as they came under fire for not paying ‘enough’ UK corporation tax. Under huge pressure from its customers, the coffee giant agreed to pay £20m in tax over the next two years. When the story first broke,...

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Back to the Future

The new year is often a time when you find yourself reflecting on the previous twelve months; whether it’s the highs or the lows, the people we met on the way, or the monumental events that took place. Some may say we can learn from the past and face next year’s opportunities with a new...

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