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Nobody Came Out of Brexit Looking Good Except Scotland's Nicola Sturgeon

Thomas Coe  |  Business Fundamentals

The Brexit vote in the U.K. changed the political landscape, both for the country as well as the leadership of its political parties. However, the leadership of the Scottish National Party (SNP) fared far better than that of its larger rivals. Much of that can be attributed to the leader of the SNP, Nicola Sturgeon.

Stop, or We'll Tell Your Parents

Angelina I. T. Kiser, Ph.D.  |  Information Technology

The U.K.'s National Crime Agency is trying to scare young hackers straight with door-knocks and ad campaigns. The police now visit the parents of the teens before a crime is committed.

Dairy Farmers at the Barricades

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.  |  International Business

High prices for milk last year caused farmers in many countries to invest in increased production.This year, with markets slowing in China and trade tensions with Russia, global trade in dairy products is down. Hence, dairy farmers worldwide are in a tough financial bind.

Can Netflix Become Must-See TV in Japan?

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.  |  International Business

Netflix continues to see a growth in revenues, with strong sales in the United States, Canada, Australia, United Kingdom, and Brazil. Now the company has its sights set on Asian markets as it rolls out its service in Japan. This, however, will bring new challenges, as Japanese consumers are not used to paying for programming.

A British Invasion Without the Mop Tops

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.  |  International Business

British television producers look to global markets, including the United States, when developing new television shows.

Fingers Crossed In the Alps

Brian Kench, Ph.D.  |  Economics

Davos attendees hope signs of a recovery don’t vanish in the mist.

Finally, A Use for Sandwich Crusts

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D.  |  Org Behavior & HR

U.K. retailers are fulfilling sustainability agendas and saving millions by shipping their food waste to bioenergy plants.

London, Capital of the Rhino Horn Business

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D.  |  Org Behavior & HR

Difficulties in prosecution and light sentences have helped make London a center for the world trade of products made from endangered animal parts.

Ireland: The End of the Miracle

Hope Torkomoo, PhD  |  Accounting & Taxation

How long can the Irish miracle last?


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