Excellence In Market Segmentation – Charging For Airline Seat Allocation

A useful thing to keep in mind about being in business is that you're attempting to be the anti-economist. Everything that the standard textbooks...

Will Hutton Fail – But Has Philip Green Done Better Than Others?

Will Hutton comes over all Edward Heath and tells us that Sir Philip Green is the unacceptable face of capitalism. Tough, brusque to the...

Patisserie Valerie’s Cash Hole And Secret Overdrafts

Luke Johnson's Patisserie Valerie isn't having an easy time of it. They thought they were sitting on a cash pile of near £30 million...

Mandy Rice Davies Moment – Landlord Against Business Rates

Mandy Rice Davies was the girl no better than she should be who when asked why one of her possible clientele insisted he'd never...

Ethnic Pay Gap Reporting – They’re Going To Get This Horribly, Horribly, Wrong

Theresa May has announced that companies will have to report their ethnic pay gaps. This is going to go horribly, horribly, wrong. Because the...

Jared Kushner Pays No Income Tax – An Entirely Fair And Reasonable Result

We've reports that Jared Kushner paid no Federal income tax for years. This is obviously going to play well - or not well, dependent...

Jared Kushner Pays No Income Tax – A Fair And Entirely Reasonable Result

We've reports that Jared Kushner paid no Federal income tax for years. This is obviously going to play well - or not well, dependent...

Welcome To Canada – Where Oil Is Still Only $20 A Barrel And Gas...

We generally think of oil as having "a price," that there's something called the global price of oil. Indeed, we generally think that oil...

Uber Provides Substantial Advantages – Like Ensuring The Direct Route Is Taken

The number of advantages that Uber provides grows as people study their data more and more. The only downside is that it seems to...

Ethnic Pay Gap Reporting – They’re Going To Get This Horribly, Horribly, Wrong

Theresa May has announced that companies will have to report their ethnic pay gaps. This is going to go horribly, horribly, wrong. Because the...