Archive for June, 2015

UK manufacturers plan increase in investment

UK manufacturers intend to invest more money over the next two years. Manufacturing represents about 10% of the UK’s economy according to a survey from manufacturers’ lobby group the EEF. It said the move came as businesses sought to improve productivity. The survey of 750 firms, said a third believed the UK was a more […]

June 30, 2015  Tags: , , , , , ,   Posted in: Building Businesses, Business Sales, Business Win, Growing Businesses, Growing Economy, Uncategorized, Winning Businesses  No Comments

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 were better than many analyst expectations’. Nike saw growing demand […]

June 25, 2015  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Profits, Business Sales, Business Win, Global Business, Sporting Success, Uncategorized, Winning Business  No Comments

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 the Old Trafford club’s brand is estimated to be worth £789 millon. Six of the top 10 most […]

June 12, 2015  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Business Win, Global Business, Sporting Success, Uncategorized  No Comments

Nationwide’s profits double to £1 billion

The Nationwide building society has reported a 54% rise in annual pre tax profit to £1.04 billion. The Nationawide has also regained its position as the UK’s second largest mortgage lender-  the building society reported a profits of £677 million last year. Nationwide also announced its chief executive, Graham Beale, would retire next year after […]

June 2, 2015  Tags: , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Finance, Business Sales, Business Win, Ecommerce Business, Finance Business, Uncategorized, Winning Business  No Comments