The business week (10-14 October 2016) in an infographic
While the plummet of the pound and the increase of the FTSE 100 was dominant during the whole week, we started the week with music.
Vinyl’s comeback | Monday, 10 October 2016
Inspired by an article in The Economist our graphic was about the vinyl record industry. Main points are that the industry looks strong and that a younger generation (aged 25-34) is the main target audience (33%).
Samsung Galaxy Note7: Production permanently discontinued | Tuesday, 11 October 2016
Tuesday was occupied with news regarding Samsung’s smartphone. Samsung announced on the day that Galaxy Note7’s production was permanently discontinued. A timeline article by the BBC was the main source of the infographic.
Monarch Airlines: £165m investment | Wednesday, 12 October 2016
Monarch Airlines flew about 5.7m passengers in 2015. Its load factor is above 80% for the last five years and its fleet of 34 Airbus aircraft is to be replaced by Boeings (737 Max) starting in 2018. The £165m investment it received on Wednesday will undoubtedly come handy.
TESCO vs Unilever: how a 10% increase would affect the price of Marmite | Thursday, 13 October 2016
Thursday was marmite’s day. TESCO and Unilever dispute over a 10% increase on the retail price of the products of the latter kept the media busy. At the end of the day the issue was resolved and the consensus seems to be that TESCO is the winner; so there will be no price increase.
Volkswagen car sales in September 2016: rise thanks to China | 14 October 2016
Volkswagen published today (Friday) sales numbers for September 2016. Worldwide they are 7.1% up (compared to September 2015). In China they bought 382,300 Volkswagen cars, a 20.1% increase compared to the same month last year.
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