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PM Modi in Vietnam: Defence and Trade as Top Agenda in Meeting

Today, 3rd September 2016, Indian Prime Minister Narendra reached Vietnam. PM Modi held bilateral talks this morning with his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc. The main agenda of PM Modi’s visit is Defence and security engagements. Both cou...

Fever-Tree says global demand has boosted profits

Fever-Tree has said global demand for its premium mixer drinks has boosted profits in an “exceptional year” for the business. Pre-tax profits hit £16.8 million in the year ending 31 December 2015, up from £2.5 million. Revenue was up 71...
by Business Win on Jun 14, 2016

What can Formula 1 teach business leaders?

It took Mika Hakkinen seven years on the Formula 1 circuit to win his first Grand Prix. But he desperately wanted to be champion and he knew that he was close. “We’re talking about the difference of one tenth of a second between me and Mi...
by Business Win on May 4, 2016

Blackberry revival hopes boosted by sales rise

Blackberry has reported increased revenues of £377 million for the last three months – 12% higher than the previous quarter. It was the struggling smartphone maker’s first quarter on quarter increase for more than two years. The better t...
by Business Win on Apr 24, 2016

Oxfam says wealth of richest 1% equal to other 99%

The richest 1% now has as much wealth as the rest of the world combined according to Oxfam. It uses data from Credit Suisse from October for the report, which urges leaders meeting in Davos last month to take action on inequality. Oxfam also calculat...
by Business Win on Mar 13, 2016

Google’s CEO says UK is an ecommerce leader

The UK is the world leader in ecommerce according to the former Google boss Eric Schmidt. Now executive chairman of Google parent company Alphabet, Mr Schmidt said there was no reason why a hundred billion pound tech start up could not be launched in...
by Business Win on Feb 23, 2016

Nike profits up 20% in last quarter

Nike, the world’s leading maker of sporting goods, reported a 20% year on year rise in net profit for the three months ending in November. Profitable income for the period came to £530 million. Future orders for deliveries from December to Apr...
by Business Win on Feb 13, 2016

Blackberry revival boosted by sales increase

Blackberry has reported revenues of £377 million for the three months to November – 12% higher than the previous quarter. It was the struggling smartphone maker’s first quarter on quarter increase for more than two years. The better than...
by Business Win on Jan 18, 2016

Commonwealth dream looms in Brexit campaign

Many Brexit champions suggest a Commonwealth is perfectly possible as an EU alternative. Eurosceptics campaigning for the UK to leave the European Union are keen to dismiss the idea that the move would leave the country economically isolated and bere...
by Business Win on Dec 22, 2015

Williams accelerates it’s revenues

The Williams Formula 1 Grand Prix team has reported a sharp rise in revenues. Overall revenues for the team’s holding company rose by £19.1 million to £63.2 million for the six months to 30 June. Losses before interest, taxation and other cos...
by Business Win on Sep 14, 2015

Apple posts record third quarter on iPhone sales

Apple has reported another jump in profits as demand for iPhones soared. The technology giant sold 47.5 million iPhones in the quarter to 27 June, up 35% on a year ago, with Mac computer sales up 9% to 4.8 million. Profits rose 38% to £6.87 billion,...
by Business Win on Jul 28, 2015

UK’s inflation rate falls to zero

The UK’s Consumer Prices Index rate inflation fell to 0% in June. Falls in clothing and food prices were the main contributors to the change in the interest rate according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The ONS said the rate was a...
by Business Win on Jul 15, 2015

Nike increases it’s profits by quarter

Sportswear maker Nike reported a 24% increase in profit from selling more high end shoes and clothes. The company said net income rose to £550 million in the three months to the end of May, an increase from £465 million a year earlier. The results...
by Business Win on Jun 25, 2015

Manchester United is most valuable football brand

Manchester United is the world’s most valuable football brand. The finding was according to a report from consultancy Brand Finance- with United replacing Bayern Munich as the most valuable club. Despite winning no trophies again last season th...
by Business Win on Jun 12, 2015

43North Opens Applications for its Business Plan Competition

43North, part of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Buffalo Billion initiative, has announced that applications are now open for its global business plan competition. The competition seeks innovative,... This is a content summary only. Visit www...

Vodafone grows 4G sales and profits

Mobile phone company Vodafone has reported a rise in quarterly sales for the first time in almost three years on increased demand for 4G services. Profits for 2014 also received a significant boost from the sale of Vodafone’s US Verizon busines...
by Business Win on May 25, 2015

Website Design Cheltenham helps Floortex win Queens Award for Innovation

Website Design Cheltenham is delighted to have helped one of our clients- Floortex to win a Queens Award for Innovation. On the Queen’s birthday- Tuesday 21st April Floortex were named as winners of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise – the UK’s...
by Business Win on Apr 24, 2015

Rolls Royce wins record £6 billion engine order

Rolls Royce has won an order from Emirates to supply engines for its super jumbo fleet. Rolls Royce has received its largest order to date, worth £6.1 billion, to supply engines for 50 Emirates A380 planes. It will be the first time the engineering...
by Business Win on Apr 17, 2015

Bayer weighing options for consumer garden products

(GNN) - Germany's Bayer said it was considering strategic options for its home and garden consumer products business, maker of Baby Bio plant feed, as its crop protection arm focuses on professional customers.People familiar with the matter told Reut...

GM to shut Russian plant as sales slide

(GNN) - General Motors Co (GM.N) will shut its Russian factory and wind down its Opel brand in the country, taking a $600 million charge as it restructures its business to cope with a deepening downturn, the U.S. carmaker said on Wednesday.After seve...


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