This post explores the potential challenges facing bio-bean, a UK-based startup looking to exploit the opportunity climate change presents for alternative energy companies to prosper.
John Lewis the UK's favourite retailer with sustained profitable growth and untouchable customer loyalty and advocacy. What is the secret to their success? They are a workers' co-operative, owned and operated for the benefit of their employees.
The UK’s leading retailer is owned not by outside shareholders but by its employees. The result? A company that maximises ‘happiness’ for its employees, is experiencing record levels of sales and has been voted the ‘UK’s favourite retailer’ for the fourth consecutive year.
Ocado is often thought of as an online alternative to incumbent food retailers. But the operational sophistication, backed up by 400 programmers and a clutch of patents, reveals a business that is taking a very original approach to grocery.