Business Weekly 5 - 1st March
The Business Weekly 5 is back after the short half-term break. This provides you with a short summary of some of the most significant and interesting stories of the week in business and industry. This helps keep you up to date with the news, whilst at the same time provide you with examples of business theories in action in the real world.
This week's top 5 Business stories, as chosen by our EzyBusiness team:
M&S and Ocado Deal - We assess and evaluate the consequences of the tie up between Marks and Spencer and Ocado.
Brit Box - We assess the strategic decision for the BBC and ITV to launch a joint streaming service to rival Netflix in the UK - Is it financially viable?
Help To Buy Scheme - We look at the impact government housing policy has had on the financial performance of house building firms.
Shop Price Inflation - We assess the impact of inflation in the retail sector and how it can affect total revenue of a business.
Nike Blunders - We assess two negative news events for the sportswear giants and discuss how damaging it could be for the firm.
For each topic, we have designed a question to help your students use the skills they have developed in class and apply them to real-world situations.
Stay tuned for further editions of the Weekly 5 released on Friday's during term time!