Monday, 13 May 2013

Ice Cream Economics

How much would you pay? Fantastic article about the economics behind the pricing of Ice Cream. Brilliant reading for all Economists.

Thursday, 9 May 2013

AS PLC Flash Cards

Perfect for revision of all the key terms for the pre-release case study exam on AS PLC. You can play games, test yourself or even print them. Hope you find them useful! You can also download the Quizlet app so you can play on your iPhone. Just follow the link.

Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Key Terms AS Macro

A great resource of a selection of flash cards available for AS Macro Economics. Also a selection available for A2 Global which has been posted to @EconBay twitter account.

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

UK Car Sales Boom

UK car sales boom raises industry hopes. Car sales jumped by almost 15% in April compared with the same month last year, defying a slump across Europe. Is this an encouraging sign for the UK Economy that confidence is beginning to return as consumers become more willing to part cash for big purchases?

Business On The Box

Lots of Business Studies on TV at the minute so why not check out some of these shows tonight or catch up on-demand at a later point.
  • The Apprentice: Tue 9pm (BBC1)
  • Alex Polizzi - The Fixer: Tue 8pm (BBC2)
  • Mary Queen of the High Street: Tue 9pm (C4)
  • Greggs - More Than Meets The Pie: Mon 9PM (Sky 1)

Back To The High Street

Online shops are beginning to take stock and move back to the high street. We spent more than £311bn shopping last year, but how we like to shop still remains the same with 90% of that money spent in actual shops and stores.