Finance

Is It ‘Game Over’ For Toys”R”Us?

On September 19th, 2017, one of the biggest toy and juvenile-products retailers — Toys”R”Us — filed for bankruptcy in the U.S. and Canada in order to reorganis e its debt structure. Toys”R”Us became predominant in its niche field of toy retail in the past decades. Currently, it has more than 1,000 branches all over the world.
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Beating the Box Office for Dummies

For what is demanded, there is supply...

One of the first things they teach you in an introductory statistics class is that you shouldn’t take the average of ordinal data. It doesn’t make sense, because unlike 4 °C and 5 °C, the difference between four stars and five stars is neither quantifiable, nor the same for all people. For me, Twelve Angry
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Fintech in Africa

The term fintech, shorthand for financial technology, is a dynamic description difficult to definitively pin down. It is perhaps best understood as encompassing technologies that ‘disrupt’ existing financial products and services or parts of the financial services sector. Here, the oft-used term disruption refers to innovations which provide new or more efficient services and products
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