Eurozone unemployment steady at 12.1% in July – as it happened

Eurozone figures show youth unemployment edging higher
UK mortgage and business lending rise
German retail sales disappoint
Portuguese bond yields rise on court decision

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The 7Ps of the Marketing Mix

The marketing mix covers all the activities normally associated with marketing. These are often known as the 7Ps: • Product: finding the right product or combination of products for that market (through research, design and development); • Price: deciding the most profitable price possible, bearing in mind the competition and demand; • Place: making the product available when and where necessary; • Promotion: persuading customers to buy the product, with suitable means of communication; • … Continue reading

Global markets hit by political tensions-business live

European stocks fall as Syria crisis escalates – latest round-up
Brent crude oil hits six-month high
How Syria is spooking markets
In Italy, Berlusconi problem threatens stability Continue reading

Public Relations News

The formal practice of what is now commonly referred to as “public relations” dates to the early 20th century. The expression has been defined in many different ways, the definition often evolving alongside social, political and technological progress. The earliest definitions emphasized press agentry and publicity, while more modern definitions incorporate the concepts of “engagement” and “relationship building.” Public relations (PR) is the practice of managing the spread of information between an individual or an … Continue reading