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Black Friday takes place this year on 27th November and is now an entrenched shopping date in the British consumers’ calendar, overtaking Cyber Monday and Boxing Day in terms of sales.
A recent report from Merrill Lynch presents a vision of the future where robots perform up to a third of all jobs and particularly those roles that are low-paying, manual or high-risk.
Black Friday has historically been one of the most important days of the year for the US retail sector and over the last few years the UK has adopted the same frenetic excitement in creating an assembly of hungry bargain hunters determined to bag those cheap televisions and game consoles.
This year Black Friday, the most popular shopping retail day in the UK when prices are slashed, falls on November 27, a phenomenon adopted from the USA, the day after the US bank holiday Thanks giving.
Now in its 11th series, The Apprentice is back with its winning “you’ve been fired” format. This season has seen the notable substitution of the oft-puzzled look of Nick Hewer with the stern face of Claude Littner as Lord Sugar’s male confidant. Karen Brady remains as Sugar’s other sidekick.
Speculation that Amazon may soon open a bricks and mortar store in Seattle should not come as a surprise, writes Acting Dean of Salford Business School, Dr Gordon Fletcher.
Women demonstrating emotional intelligence in the workplace is an important part of leadership and should be valued by organisations and business, in Abu Dhabi and beyond, says Professor Amanda Broderick, Pro-Vice Chancellor (International Priorities) and Dean of Salford Business School, UK.
Salford Business School hosted a special Digital Health Futures Conference at its MediaCityUK campus on Thursday 12 February, covering the use of information and communication technologies to help address healthcare challenges.
Final year Tourism Management with Professional Experience student, Amelia Fallows, was last week recognised as one of Network Rail’s best newcomers at a National awards ceremony.
Budding Swinton High School student business people were put through their paces recently by a formidable line-up of Dragons’ Den-style judges – including Manchester United and England legend Sir Bobby Charlton and Salford Business School’s Professor Kurt Allman – to mark Global Entrepreneurship Week.