It's Friday, which means the Weekly 5 is back in another action packed edition! If anyone is unfamiliar with this regular feature it aims to provide 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:
Levi's Goes Public...Again - We take a look at why Levi's is deciding to float its shares on the stock market once again.
Ford's Electric Pledge - Ford is expanding its profile and stake in the electric vehicles market, how much of a strategic change for the firm is this move?
JD's Acquisition - JD have made announced another acquisition deal in the clothing and footwear industry, what is the end goal objective of the firm?
Bonmarche's Seasonal Struggles - Bonmarche have released another profit warning, how can the firm overcome these seemingly systemic problems?
Cadbury's Marketing Glitch - The confectionary chain has seemingly shot themselves in the foot this week with a marketing boo boo.
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!