10 things we learned this week

Tesco's Korean retreat, Britain's booming music industry, Morrisons' moody meeting.

by Jack Torrance
Last Updated: 26 Jun 2015

Kim Jong-Un might still be grandstanding at the border, but Tesco's making a tactical retreat from South Korea.

With Adele, Coldplay and yes, One Direction, Britain is punching above its weight in the international music business.

Morrisons investors got a bit rowdy at its AGM again, but it looks like there might be greener pastures on the horizon.

Europe's biggest oil companies are surprisingly concerned about climate change.

Though its train station and airport shops are booming, sales at WH Smith's high street stores are still in decline.

45% of underperforming senior managers and directors still managed to bag a bonus last year.

Sports Direct finally has an FD, after a remarkable 18 month wait. There must be lots of uncounted beans lying around its Shirebrook HQ.

Repeating the word 'trust' over and over and over again doesn't mean you are going to generate any.

'Never take your jacket off at work' was just one of the expectations faced by interns in one of Barclays' New York offices.

Not everybody is happy about the Government's plans to double free childcare.

Find this article useful?

Get more great articles like this in your inbox every lunchtime

Leading from a distance: Remote working for the C-suite

Leadership lessons video panel: Chris Hirst, CEO of Havas Creative; Matt Peers, COO of Linklaters;...

There’s little point saving your business if you let your market die

Opinion: The nature of the coronavirus pandemic demands we look out for each other.

C-suite and furloughed

Use this as an opportunity to take a breath and get some perspective, says this...

Books for CEOs: Daniel Goleman, Jack Welch, Nelson Mandela

Beaverbrooks CEO Anna Blackburn shares her reading list.

What happens next: COVID-19 lessons from Italian CEOs

Part I: Marco Alvera, chief executive of €15bn Lombardy-based energy firm Snam, on living with...

Coronavirus communications: Dos and don'ts

Uncertainty and isolation make it more important than ever to be seen, to be heard...