Five winning tips from tech ceos

What does it take to be a winning internet entrepreneur? The counter intuitive advice to fail – “fail fast”, “fail often”, “fail better” – is often heard from the lips of internet entrepreneurs. Jimmy Wales, cofounder of online encyclopaedia Wikipedia, really believes it. “The first version of Wikipedia was called Nupedia,” recalls Mr Wales. “It […]

December 7, 2015  Tags: , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Building Businesses, Business Survival, Business Win, Digital Business, Ecommerce Business, New Business Development, Online Business Growth, Technological Businesses, Uncategorized, Winning Businesses, Winning Websites  No Comments

Digital publisher sees profits grow

Educational publisher and Financial Times owner Pearson, has reported a rise in profits thanks to improved digital sales and growth in emerging markets.Pre tax profits at the group were up 72% to £1.15 billion ($1.8 billion) including one off items for the year to 31 December. Adjusted operating profits from continuing operations were up 12% […]

April 12, 2012  Tags: , , , , , , ,   Posted in: Business Growth, Business Profits, Business Win, Digital Business, Growing Business, Uncategorized  No Comments

Starbucks coffee chain will create 5,000 UK jobs

The coffee giant Starbucks plans to expand further in the UK, creating 5,000 UK jobs over the next five years.The company intends to increase the number of drive through coffee outlets, typically found at motorway service stations, from nine to 200. It also plans to open another 100 High Street coffee shops. The announcement comes […]

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