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Business News Quiz – 21.11.15

 

Which countries’ economy has fallen into recession again after it shrank 0.8% on an annualised basis in the third quarter?
China (  )    Japan (  )    Germany (  )    Ireland (  )

Who has pulled the plug on its failed music service, Zune. The company’s Zune players and digital music service were launched in 2006 to rival Apple’s iPod and iTunes?
Google (  )    Yahoo (  )    Microsoft (  )    Alibaba (  )

UK men’s magazines FHM and Zoo have said they are halting publication. What does FHM stand for?
For Healthy Men (  )    For Handy Men (  )     Future History Men (  )    For Him Magazine (  )

Which country has almost tripled its number of supercomputers, according to a reputable list of the world’s most powerful machines?
China (  )    Japan (  )    Russia (  )    USA (  )

Which fast food outlet has sparked a controversy for opening a store in the home of former Taiwanese leader Chiang Ching-kuo in Hangzhou, China?McDonalds (  )    KFC (  )    Burger King (  )    Pizza Hut (  )

The fast-growing discounters Aldi and Lidl now control a 10th of British grocery sales – double their share three years ago. What is their combined market share?
12% (  )    10% (  )    8% (  )    15% (  )

Which troubled Japanese electronics giant is trying to persuade its employees to buy its products in a bid to help sales?
Nokia (  )    Sony (  )    Sharp (  )    HP (  )

Regulators should consider banning up to 10 former executives from which bank from working in the City, a report into the collapse of the bank has said?
HSBC (  )    Northern Rock (  )    HBOS (  )    Barclays (  )

Shares in which global payments company ended their first day of trading on Wall Street up 45%?
Paypal (  )    Apple Pay (  )    Square (  )    Rectangle (  )

Define the term omnichannel retailing

 

Answers –

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-34829408
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-34832477
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-34845063
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-34840805
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-34853848
http://www.theguardian.com/business/2015/nov/17/soaring-sales-at-aldi-and-lidl-drive-market-share-to-10-percent
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-34864988
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-34858996
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-34873321
Omnichannel retailing is the use of a variety of channels in a customer’s shopping experience including research before a purchase

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