Outline the argument that supermarket power is a ‘zero-sum game’ It is argued that supermarket power dominates the grocery industry and limits consumer choice. The big four supermarkets, Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury and Morrisons, with over 9,190 stores nationwide, entice the public to spend almost three out of every four pounds spent groceries in their stores. This essay will outline the argument that supermarket power is a zero sum game, a situation were one participant's gains result from another participant's equivalent losses (Wrong cited in Allen, 2009, p.70) This argument will show how consumers, the high street, suppliers and their workforces are the lossers. Supermarkets assert that their market power results in a positive-sum game, a situation where all groups participating benefit to some degree, supermarkets claim they provides choice to consumers, and are not a threat to the high street. They also claim to benefit local communities by encouraging retail revatilisation in previously run down areas thus creating new jobs.
Iowa Supreme Court orders furlough on Monday Associated Press February 16, 2009 DES MOINES, Iowa - The Iowa Supreme Court is closing all state court offices on Monday to save money during tough budget times. The decision to close the court on President’s Day means an unpaid day for about 1,600 employees at a savings of more than $335,000. Judges and magistrates are the only court employees who will work on the furlough day because their salaries are set by the Legislature and handled separately. The furlough is planned for President’s Day because it’s a federal holiday when court officials anticipate less impact on the public because other government agencies also are closed. Gov.
Independent farmers cannot sell the seeds as it is illegal to do so and would result in Monsanto suing the seller and the buyer of the product. Monsanto paid farmers to report any other fellow farmers that was using their product illegally, since Monsanto patented the product, they held all of the rights to the product. A fellow farmer reported to Monsanto that Percy Schmeiser had used Roundup Ready seeds on his crops. The neighbor quickly concluded that Schmeiser had done this because Schmeiser’s crops had remaining standing well into the next season. Monsanto expeditiously sent employees who had trespassed onto Schmeisers property illegally.
A rising ROE suggests that a company is increasing its ability to generate profit without needing as much capital. It also indicates how well a company's management is deploying the shareholders' capital. In other words, the higher the ROE the better. Falling ROE is usually a problem. CAGR: Operating income, % Operating income (EBIT) measures a company's earning power from ongoing operations and it largely used by investor because it excludes the effects of different capital structures and tax rates used in different companies.
My take from this movie? Fast food is of course VERY BAD for you but you have that choice not to eat it! Its not the fast food that makes you fat, it is the people that choose to eat it that makes them fat. Six months after the release of the movie in theatres, McDonalds did away with their supersize menu choice. They said it had nothing to do with the movie but I believe
There's a quick fix for that: Print more money! Don't worry about currency debasement and the long-term blowout collapse of the U.S. dollar that will bankrupt the nation. We need another hit of that bailout money! Is your kid too hyperactive at home and at school? Don't bother changing his diet, removing corn syrup and artificial food colors from his daily intake.
The only way we can fix this dilemma is to take a stand and expel students from school for not making commendable grades. We must send them to a nearby farm and give them inflexible work that takes eternity to finish. We will make them plant 68,000 apple trees and then go back and change them to orange trees. This will be the exertion for only one child. This of course, is only the morning
The teachers that would keep their jobs or the police officers that would not get laid off due to budget cut backs. Here in Houston we are facing a potential crisis with mandatory budget cuts. Our teachers, police and fire departments are all about to be cut back. The numbers above are breath taking but are only one small piece of a huge pie, rather black hole, which is illegal immigration into the United
We will then take over one state in the United States of America. Let’s say Wyoming because nothing happens there anyway, and put all the people who were picked and have them be released into parts of the state where we will have arenas, and in heats of 20 they will fight to the death. The winner of the competition would then be put back into society higher than they were before, and are exempt from being put back into the lottery. The winner would also inherit all of the other contestant’s money after the show. If you were to just think of the entertainment value of this system and the benefit to the world.
Argument against trade protection Argument against trade protection, in another word calls it as argument for trade restriction which support for the free trade. Free trade occur when government do not attempt to restrict what its citizen can buy from another country or what they can sell to another country. With the free trade, each nation can specialization in production which they have comparative advantage than other country, and trade with other country exchange the production which they cannot produces in home nation or other country have comparative advantages in those production than us. Over the long run, each nation can more efficiency in production which spending lower prices to produce higher levels of output; Get more income, revenue and profit as increase the market place, and increase in the consumption or demand (consumer can buy their like or product at the lower price). A country can be a capital (or labor)-abundant nations and labor (or capital)-scarce nations which consider their comparative advantage in technologies, input productivity, and wages of labor.