Oscar Wilde defined a cynic as someone who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing. A recent Financial Times article (‘Close call in battle to be world’s most valuable company’, 14 May) reflects the cynicism of Wall St and the pressure listed … Continue readingPrice, value and the cynicism of Wall Street
In 2007, the UK supermarket group Sainsbury’s faced a private equity bid. The Sainsbury family fought off the bid. Writing about it six years later in his book ‘Progressive Capitalism’ David (Lord) Sainsbury said: “There was not the slightest pretence of seeking to improve … Continue readingA tale of two retailers
This report is the outcome of the Futures Project that reviewed progress in UK business over the last 20 years since the founding of Tomorrow’s Company in 1996. To download the report click here. To read the executive summary read here.