US-China trade

Tensions raised as tit-for-tat trade dispute escalates. 

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Model agencies collude to fix rates

Regulators find leading model agencies guilty of price fixing.

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The long tail

The theory of the Long Tail* suggests that new technology, including the rapid growth of online shopping, has reduced barriers to entry for many firms selling products to niche markets. These products are unlikely to command shop space in traditional bricks-and-mortar retailers. Lower production and distribution costs means that many products may have a very low break-even quantity, which does not deter specialist online retailers with 'infinite' storage space, and which has created the so-called long tail of smaller, specialist retailers.

*Chris Anderson, C. (2006).The Long Tail. Hyperion.

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GDP latest

UK grows by 0.1% in 1st quarter of 2018.

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Customs unions

Costs and benefits of customs unions.

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New materials

Multiple choice papers for Paper Three.

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Brexit update

Article 50

What trading options are available to the UK?

Savings ratio

Savings ratio falls to lowest level on record.

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Tax avoidance

Double Irish - and a Dutch Sandwich more..

The OECD presents its final package for reform of international tax rules..more

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