How Do Dixon’s Dominate The Electrical Trade

In this piece of coursework I am going to study the successfulness of Dixons. I will try to show how they got to be the leading company in the electrical market. I will compare other businesses to Dixons and show whether Dixons are the leading company in electrical goods. I will also present their methods […]

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Right of privacy under Hong Kong’s current laws

There is a trend to recognize privacy as a human right that should be protected by law, yet, we can find no general right to privacy existing in Hong Kong nowadays. “The concept of privacy doesn’t exist in both Hong Kong and UK common law systems, but it doesn’t mean that common law doesn’t protect […]

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International trade with WTO and AFTA

Participation in WTO, APEC and ASEAN, free trade arrangements, multilateral and bilateral negotiations and export promotion and strategies have been used as Malaysia’s international trade policy mechanism to develop and promote trade. WTO is the sole international organization dealing with multilaterally agreed rules on trade among its member countries. Through WTO agreements, which spell out […]

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US Oil Dependency

The first successful oil well was built by James Miller Williams in North America on a deposit located near the present-day towns of Oil Springs and Petrolia. The Tripp brothers first recognized the beds in 1851. He then began the first integrated oil company; exploring, drilling and refining the oil into finished products. “The Canada […]

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Mexicos Financial Crisis

This essay is engineered at discussing and analyzing the Financial Sector Crisis experienced by Mexico in late 1994, labeled the ‘Peso Crisis’. The crisis of international investor confidence in Mexico expanded to several other Latin American countries, notably Argentina. In analyzing this particular event, we will first examine what caused the collapse. We will proceed […]

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Would It Be Economically Beneficial to Britain to Introduce

Although obesity is a worldwide phenomenon in the 21st century, its impact varies between countries. Across the Channel in France less than one person in ten is obese, while in Japan it’s less than one in twenty (see Figure 1 below). In England, at present 1 in 4 of all Britons have been declared medically […]

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Why did industrialisation depend on agriculture in the USSR

1. “Why did industrialisation depend on agriculture in the USSR?” Industrialisation in the USSR relied on agriculture through the trade economy factor. To industrialise a country as huge as Russia vast financial resources needed to be utilised however Russia did not have the ready cash to cope with the demands. The middle classes had collapsed […]

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A Report on US Japanese Economic Crisis

It is our greatest pleasure to submit this report on US Japanese economic Crisis – 2000, which your assigned to us as our term paper for Economics II, the report mainly emphasizes on the current economic slow down in the United States as well as in Japan, it explains in details the impact this economic […]

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Cotton Textiles In Preston

Preston was ruled by the textile industry. I can tell this by the picture of Preston skyline. Factory chimdys and the odd church dominated the skyline. Overall I could see that there were roughly 22 – 24 factory chimdys. The picture was taken by penwortham hill in 1990. If I were to go there now […]

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The Effect of Second Home Ownership in Porthleven

The rising number of second homes in the UK, appear to be at an all time high. This has been caused by the lowest interest rates for 30 years, low return on the stock market coupled with high consumer spending, creating a boom in second home ownership. But what effect does this have on the […]

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Case Study: The Home Depot

During the lesson we had the opportunity to read quickly through some of the cases. The reason why we have chosen the Home Depot case is first of all that the home improvement industry appealed to us. Maybe not the industry itself, but the fact that we have never written a paper or did research […]

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The economy and its role in deciding the victor

From the days of Herbert Hoover to Bill Clinton, the economy has played a major role in deciding the victor of the presidential race. The United States economy is all of the ways goods and services are produced, distributed and consumed by individuals and businesses in the United States and abroad. The United States economy […]

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What is the Euro

The euro is the single currency of the European Monetary Union, which was adopted by 11 Member States from 1 January 1999. The 11 Member States are Belgium, Germany, Spain, France, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Austria, Portugal and Finland. Greece became the 12th Member State to adopt the Euro on 1 January 2001. The […]

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Regional Protectionism in China

This article talks about the regional protectionism in China. In this commentary, I will investigate the cause of such protectionism, the problems provoked and some possible solutions. Protectionism is the act of imposing trade barriers to protect the income of domestic producers. The `inspection fees’ and `anti-forgery stickers’ are examples of regional protectionism in China. […]

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Why is there a need for any government intervention in the economy

It was suggested by Adam Smith in 1776 that individuals led by self interest, accidentally advance the interests of society. If this is true and the selfish free market economy efficiently allocates resources at minimum cost, why is there a need for any government intervention in the economy? A simple answer for this is the […]

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A Study of the Causes and the Effects of China’s Economy possibly

China is the country with the largest population in the world, at 1. 2 billion people it accounts for more than a sixth of the human race. In an economic sense however China has always been somewhat of an underachiever. Its command economy structure has led to inefficiency and an incorrect mix of consumer and […]

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Demand and the Business Cycle

Over time, most firms experience a sequence of changes in the level of demand for their products. This sequence is called the business cycle. Demand will grow for a period of years, peaking in a boom phase. This is followed by a downturn in which business conditions become difficult and demand slackens. For a time, […]

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The structure of the airline industry

In the summer of 1997, ValuJet Inc. and AirWays Corp. merged to form AirTran Airways in a deal worth approximately $61.8 million. The emergence of AirTran Airways allowed ValuJet to shed its troubled name following the 1996 crash of Flight 592 which went down in the Florida Everglades killing all 110 people on-board. The merger […]

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Build a sensor that detects air flow using an incandescent lamp

The aim this project is to build a sensor that detects air flow using an incandescent lamp to detect the air flow. An LED will also be included in the circuit and as the air flow increase the brightness of this LED will also increase. A voltmeter will be connected in parallel to the Led […]

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Problems with high NZ Dollar

“The New Zealand dollar has reached very high levels recently, driven by US dollar weakness and New Zealand’s heavy demand for borrowing.” As was recently said by Alan Bollard, the Governor of the Reserve Bank. The NZ dollar is currently sitting at US 81c, the highest it has been in over a quarter of a […]

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Imports and Exports of a country

Countries (developing and industrialized or developed countries) all over the world are engaged in commerce (import and export) that generates revenues. However, global market fluctuations in good and services seasonally may cause depressions in growth and productivity resulting in lower revenues. These problems appear to be greater in developing countries whose population further diminishes increases […]

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