Broadband and Telephony in 2022

While many businesses saw their balance sheets rebound in 2021, some had remained profitable throughout 2020, which for most was an annus horribilis. One sector that, like e-commerce, was at the centre of the coping strategies of individuals and companies alike is...

Investing in Fine Wines

That wine improves with age is a cliché but nonetheless one that often is true. Like collectibles such as luxury watches, a cellar of fine wines can be an innovative and enjoyable way of diversifying an investment portfolio. The fine wine market is dynamic and...

Zoom: From Obscurity to Market Leader

Whether for work or catching up with friends and family, chances are high that you have used videotelephony software Zoom more than a handful of times since 2020. From a state of relative obscurity, the software and the company behind it have grown to now be market...

The Fast-Food Industry: Success and Challenges in the 2020s

One of the more controversial sub-sectors within the hospitality sector is fast-food, which has received significant amounts of criticism over the years. As with many large corporations though, some of the market leaders began taking steps to improve their public...

Mozart Would Have Needed a Financial Adviser

The story of the artist, actor, composer or musician who constantly is strapped for cash, despite enjoying a successful career is a sadly common one, with many incarnations. Three centuries ago, things looked different, as most composers did not reach fame and were...