The business week (14-18 November 2016) in an infographic
Another end-of-the-business-week infographic where we look at some of the business news that attracted our attention during the week.
Alton Towers workforce: planned redundancies | Monday, 14 November 2016
After a rollercoaster accident left 16 people injured in Alton Towers in 2 June 2015, business have slowed down. 98 employees became redundant earlier this year and there are plans for 70 more redundancies. Currently the company employs 800 people.
easyJet Year (ending 30 September 2016) Results | Tuesday, 15 November 2016
easyJet flew 73.1 million people last financial year (ending 30 September 2016), a 6.6% increase compared to the previous year. Load factor was up by 0.1% at 91.6%. easyJet has a fleet of 257 Airbus 319 or 320 aircraft (6.6% increase). 20% of the bookings were made on a mobile and 12% of its new entrant pilots were female.
The Price of a cup of Coffee around the world – 2016 Coffee Price Index
A recently published research by Service Partner ONE shows that among 75 cities on average the price of a cup of coffee is lowest in Rio de Janeiro. In the same city a Starbucks cup of coffee costs £1.21 while it is £2.80 in London. Heaviest consumption of coffee is in Helsinki with 9.6kg per person annually; lowest in Istanbul: 0.4kg.
Percentage of Internet Retail Sales in Britain: October 2016 | Thursday, 17 November 2016
In Britain, the Internet Retail Sales share in October (value seasonally adjusted – excluding motor fuel) was 15.2%. November is the month with the highest percentage the last years so we expect a new record.
Volkswagen Job Cuts: 30,000 by 2020 | Friday, 18 November 2016
With the emissions scandal still fresh Volkswagen announced on Friday that there will be 30,000 job cuts: 23,000 of them in Germany and 7,000 in Brazil and Argentina. On the other hand there will be 9,000 new jobs mostly in software & development.
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