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Sanctions. Someone sees this phenomenon as extremely negative, but is it really so bad? Food sanctions, that is, a ban on the import of certain goods from abroad, have caused such a phenomenon as import substitution. Products that used to be imported from the west must now be replaced with similar ones, but domestically produced.
Among economists, there is often an opinion that import substitution should have been done a couple of decades ago in order to provide the country with goods of its own production and create new jobs, which are always so lacking. Why they did not do this earlier, we will not argue. Now the question is more relevant: is it possible to build a small business under sanctions? We answer: you can! Business on sanctions will be based on the fact that the market niches freed from foreign manufacturers need to be filled by someone, and just small and medium-sized businesses are ideal for this. Continue reading
Starbucks establishments are a brand with a worldwide reputation. These coffee houses are most popular, of course, in America. But in other countries they are no less in demand. Americans even have a common expression that they spend almost as much time at Starbucks as they do at work and at home.
What allowed the popular coffee house to win such a love of customers? Only the availability of high-quality coffee, which in these establishments is undoubtedly beyond praise? The quality food products presented at Starbucks are by no means the only reason for the popularity and relevance of this brand. Continue reading
We all often see various advertisements of organizations involved in helping the disabled, orphans and animals. On the streets, promoters are handing out leaflets calling for help to clean up the fading nature, posters with the texts “let’s save children with rare diseases” flicker in subway cars. It just so happened in our society that most people do not trust charitable foundations or simply do not believe in their honest work.
We will not analyze why such stereotypes have arisen, although this is already so obvious – there are really many scammers among such companies, so people simply do not believe in them anymore. We have already written about how charitable foundations are created. Continue reading