A Business Miscellany by The Economist Newspaper

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As a result, consumers will reward us with leadership sales, profit, and value creation, allowing our people, our shareholders, and the communities in which we live and work to prosper. Royal Mail Through our trusted brands, we reach everbody every working day in mail, parcels and express services and Post Office branches. Today, we are reinventing our business to meet the changing needs of our customers and the demands of competition. Our goal is to be the world’s leading postal service. Tesco Our core purpose is to create value for customers to earn their lifetime loyalty.

They fought in What companies say about themselves 36 what companies say continued wars for peace. They instigated counterculture revolutions. They tore down the Berlin Wall. Reverent, irreverent – they all took a stand … People love our clothes and trust our company. We will market the most appealing and widely worn apparel brands … We will clothe the world. Microsoft At Microsoft, we work to help people and businesses throughout the world realise their potential. This is our mission. Everything we do reflects this mission and the values that make it possible.

The ratio varies according to type of trade; generally a low ratio can mean poor use of resources, while too high a ratio can mean over-trading. Average working capital or average stock is found by taking the opening and closing working capital or stock and dividing by 2. Turnover of stock = sales/average stock, or (where cost of sales is known) cost of sales/average stock. The cost of sales turnover figure is to be preferred as both figures are then on the same valuation basis. This ratio can be expressed as number of times per year, or time taken for stock to be turned over once = (52/number of times) weeks.

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