Business By Robert Plummer Business reporter, BBC News 20 December 2018 comments Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.com/news/business-46603475 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel First it was the High Street, now it's online as well: retailers are desperate to … [Read more...] about When is a sale actually a sale?
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Gary McDonald Business Editor 21 September, 2018 01:00 COOKSTOWN-based engineering firm CDE Global is on course to achieve a £100 million turnover by the end of this year and increase its headcount by as many as 150 by 2020. And having grown to become the largest wet-processing equipment manufacturer in the world, CDE also insists it has fully future-proofed the business in an uncertain global climate and with Brexit looming. Managing director Brendan McGurgan gave the upbeat assessment as he addressed business leaders at a Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) breakfast in Belfast. CDE Global, which makes heavy industrial screening machinery, has gone from a start-up in 1992 to company employing more than 500 people in eight regions across the world, and it sells into 70 different countries. Its global growth continued in 2018 with the opening of a new north American headquarters in Cleburne, Texas, and the acquisition of Caterpillar NI’s former … [Read more...] about CDE Global to add 150 staff as global sales push towards £100m
A strategy to boost sales of New Zealand avocados in China has stepped up a gear. New Zealand Avocado, which represents the country's avocado growers, was granted access to the Chinese market in January 2018. Mega avocados are hitting Australian supermarket shelves Avocado prices smash all time high It wants to quadruple sales of NZ Avocados to $280m and triple productivity by 2023. As part of that strategy it has engaged United Media Solution (UMS), a New Zealand Chinese digital marketing agency, to create and manage its digital marketing presence in China. UMS will be tasked with creating a brand story for avocados from New Zealand in China and implementing digital marketing activities to promote the 2018-19 export season. The activity will include social media management, events and media and influencer engagement. Jessica Miao, Chief Executive Officer at UMS, said, "We are delighted to be working with New Zealand Avocado to help them grow their brand and boost sales in … [Read more...] about New push to boost avocado sales in China
They are the Millennials, Generation Y, spawn of the Baby Boomers, as au fait with digital and electronic technology as their parents were with Ford Cortinas and leg warmers – and they are the business leaders of tomorrow. PlymouthLive is proud to present our 35 Under 35 – the Professionals list. This line-up of 35 young white-collar business hotshots, all aged 35 or under, is not an exclusive list, but a snapshot of the talent pool in Plymouth. In 2017 PlymouthLive debuted the 35 and under list with a look at the entrepreneurs, from virtual reality pioneers to someone brewing beer in a shed. This list is for those working in the professions: lawyers, accountants, wealth managers, property consultants, engineers, and more. The roll call reveals a little about the young generation and how they see the world. Most are university educated, though the first of the new apprenticeship-trained achievers are starting to appear. Many were educated locally, proving Plymouth can … [Read more...] about 35 under 35: Plymouth’s super-smart rising stars
Liverpool managing director Billy Hogan admits Anfield's new Main Stand has been “a game changer”. The stadium dilemma was one of the biggest issues owners Fenway Sports Group inherited when they bought the club back in 2010. They weighed up the pros and cons of redeveloping the Reds' historic home or building a new ground before committing to the former. Phase one was completed in September 2016 with the opening of the impressive £110million Main Stand which bolstered capacity to 54,000. In the season that followed matchday revenues received a £12million boost to £74million. The figures for 2017/18 have yet to be published but they will be considerably higher once again with Liverpool 's Champions League run ensuring they played four more home matches than the previous campaign. “It's been a game changer for all of Anfield,” Hogan told the ECHO in an exclusive interview. “A tremendous amount of work went into the entire project. Not just … [Read more...] about Billy Hogan on Main Stand, Anfield Road plans & New Balance deal