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G4S Olympic Fine Stands at £70m

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G4S is the world’s leading security firm and remains dominant in its market despite some recent turbulent public image issues. At the London 2012 Olympic Games the company was originally awarded the huge security contract, but couldn’t fulfil its promise of 10,000 security personnel and subsequently the UK’s military was drafted in as a replacement. The resulting furore in the media and fines and costs incurred by failing to complete its contract should have affected the company adversely, however this doesn’t seem to have been the case. G4S controls some… Read more

Olympic Champion – John Lewis

  This weeks Olympic Business Champion Series – a selection of unique profiles analysing companies that support the most powerful sporting event worldwide in 2012 –  this week is focussing on retail giant John Lewis. John Lewis Partnership is one of the UK’s most well-known and successful retail chains. Whereas most retailers of its scale are owned by shareholders, John Lewis Partnership is owned by its employees via a trust, this is reflected in the structures in place for workplace democracy, and in the annual profit-share bonus given to all… Read more

The Olympic Business Champions Series

  Focusing on a different company and industry each week, MarketLine HQ presents to you our Olympic Business Champions Series… a unique selection of profiles analysing companies that support the most powerful sporting event worldwide in 2012. The specially selected breadth of profiles will help you to understand how the companies became successful on a global and local level, their strategies and the opportunities and challenges the businesses have faced on their way up. This week’s focus is on beverage giant – The Coca-Cola Company: The Coca-Cola Company engages in… Read more