6 ways to destroy a competitor by damaging their corporate reputation

6 ways to destroy a competitor by damaging their corporate reputation

  Managers of the world you need never be afraid again! You need never view market share as something that exists purely to undermine your achievements despite the fact that you also have to control a team of feral young executives that drink way too much when you put your company credit card behind the bar….

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Napoleon Bonaparte sells half the US for $15 million in the Louisiana Purchase

Napoleon Bonaparte sells half the US for $15 million in the Louisiana Purchase

  U.S. representatives agreed to pay $15 million to the French government for 828,000 square miles of land that stretched from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains and from the Gulf of Mexico to Canada on April 30th, 1803. The deal, which has come to be known as the Louisiana Purchase, almost doubled the…

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Dyson wins this year’s ‘Great British Suck Off’

Dyson wins this year’s ‘Great British Suck Off’

  Sir James Dyson and his company have won this year’s annual suction challenge, ‘The Great British Suck Off.’   The popular TV show, previously referred to as ‘Suck Off,’ is the UK’s foremost suction competition which selects from amongst its contestants the finest entities capable of forcing substances into a vacant space by creating…

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Amazon shopping ‘bot’ to appear on the next series of Robot Wars

Amazon shopping ‘bot’ to appear on the next series of Robot Wars

  The Amazon shopping bot has defeated machines built by other retailers so convincingly that it has been invited to appear on the next series of robot wars.   Walmart and many other retailers use automated software that’s intended to look like an authentic web surfer to the site being scanned, but Amazon blocked Walmart’s…

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Dove brings out a body wash bottle shaped like an Essex bricklayer

Dove brings out a body wash bottle shaped like an Essex bricklayer

  Dove has brought out a range of body-shaped bottles as part of their “Real Beauty” campaign that are shaped like Essex bricklayers.   The body washes are designed to reflect the “one of a kind” body shapes of their consumers who can often be found working on building sites and eating fry ups in…

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Starbucks says its Unicorn Frappuccino is authentic because it doesn’t actually exist

Starbucks says its Unicorn Frappuccino is authentic because it doesn’t actually exist

  Starbucks says its Unicorn Frappuccino is a more authentic flavour than the Frappuccino latte because just like Unicorns, it doesn’t actually exist.   The coffee chain faces a $10 million trademark infringement lawsuit that is being brought by The End, an independent coffee shop based in Brooklyn, New York (a place completely devoid of…

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London football hooligans react angrily as Burberry plans a move to Leeds

London football hooligans react angrily as Burberry plans a move to Leeds

  London’s football hooligans have reacted angrily as Burberry announces plans to relocate to West Yorkshire as part of cost-saving measures.   The luxury brand said it plans to open a new business centre in Leeds later in the year, meaning hooligans that support clubs in the capital will struggle to get hold of any…

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Gary Mabbutt scores an own goal in the 1987 FA Cup final

Gary Mabbutt scores an own goal in the 1987 FA Cup final

  Have you ever made a mistake at work that was so big, it’s likely your colleagues will remember it for the rest of their lives? If you have, you’re not the only one. Former England and Tottenham Hotspur defender Gary Mabbutt was responsible for scoring an infamous own goal in the 1987 FA cup…

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BOARD MEETING MINUTES – National Trust Fence Committee

BOARD MEETING MINUTES – National Trust Fence Committee

  Meeting details   Date:  04/05/2017 Time:  3PM Location: National Trust – Upton Snodsbury Regional Branch Office Type of meeting: Special Projects Committee Minutes taken by: Mr. D. R. Hunting   Attendees   Chair – Mr. Phil Anthropy Ms. Abbey Estate Mr. Cliff Head Mrs. Charity Commission Mrs. Cathy Dral     To approve the…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Lying on a CV

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Lying on a CV

  Dear Darcus, One my regional managers told me over lunch that they have recruited someone onto their team that doesn’t have GCSEs even though they said they did on their CV. Should I instruct them to fire the person in question for dishonesty?   Dear Reader, Unfortunately, the competitiveness of the job market means…

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