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The loaf of bread: a symbol of business inequality?

The loaf of bread: a symbol of business inequality?

Posted by hi29 at May 02, 2014 11:45 AM |

Where do you buy your daily loaf of bread? Professor Martin Parker of Leicester’s School of Management shows how this simple question can provide fresh insight into our world – and the possibility of a better one.

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The tin of soup: a symbol of household food insecurity?

The tin of soup: a symbol of household food insecurity?

Posted by hi29 at Mar 26, 2014 03:50 PM |

Soup – a food staple symbolising nourishment and security, but studies show food insecurity in our households is rising. Analysis by Dr Jesse Matheson, from the University of Leicester’s Department of Economics, suggests a link with rising fuel prices.

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The glass of wine: what makes wine ‘authentic’?

The glass of wine: what makes wine ‘authentic’?

Posted by arj13 at Sep 10, 2013 11:55 AM |

What makes something 'authentic'? Dr Jennifer Smith Maguire from the School of Management discusses how the wine market uses stories to provide tangible anchors for consumers.

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