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Amazon Rising

Amazon Rising

Amazon Rising is and hour long special by CNBC and hosted by David Faber, examining the worlds largest e-tailer the show doesn't necessarily uncover any big secrets lurking behind the company but rather provides an in depth look at how they manager to shift such a large volume of product and how they became so successful in the first place. Faber discovers that Amazon prioritises customer servi

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Sold Out: The Underground Economy of Supreme Resellers

Back in 1994, a man by the name of James Jebbia opened the first location for the brand known as Supreme, this initial small storefront was located on Lafayette Street in New York. Back then Supreme was known to be a brand for skaters but also run by skaters. The layout for the shop itself had even been designed to be wider, allowing for skaters to walk off the street into the store with their boa

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Becoming Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett truly is a unique billionaire, with a net worth of more than $60 billion you would expect him to be living in a mansion, flying private jets and living the high life in general but Buffett is the exception to what one would consider the billionaire lifestyle. Now 86, the legendary investor still lives in the very first house he bought back in the 50's, it is a modest home located

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Floored

Released in 2009, Floored is a film which explores the people and business behind the trading pits of Chicago. For over 150 years, the Chicago trading floors have been home to the most primal method of buying and selling. In 1997, more than 10,000 people traded on these floors but later that year a new method of trading appeared, this was computer trading. Electronic trading was a true game cha

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The Bank of Tax Cheats

In this episode of BBC's Panorama, serious questions are raised for the British government and the city of London, all in regards to an apparent effort by the biggest bank to help some of their biggest and most wealthy clients dodge paying tax. When the government found out about this scheme, Panorama asks why weren't the cheats or the banks prosecuted? and even more curious, why was the banker

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TRADER: The Documentary

Paul Tudor Jones is the founder of Tudor Investment Corporation, a private management company and hedge fund. As of March of last year (2014) Forbes Magazine ranked him as the 108th richest American with a net worth of $4.3 billion, this figure also makes him the 345th richest in the world. This film was originally released in November of 1987 on public TV but is quite rare as Jones for some reas

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Trouble at Tesco

Trouble at Tesco

The mighty Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, a giant which has fallen from grace. It's sales are down and it's also facing a criminal investigation into how it overstated it's profits. In this film from panorama they take a peek into the inner workings of one of the UK's most important businesses a reveal why profits tumbled and how Tesco turned the screw on the people who supplied them with prod

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Donald Trump: Billionaire Rich Lifestyle

Welcome to the world of Donald Trump, Trump has made himself a multi billionaire and never stops flaunting what he's got but behind this image is the toughness of a New York builder. Trumps American dream takes him from luxury buildings and hotels to starring in the original Apprentice series. Now Trump is attempting to bring his brand of showmanship over the Scotland but the locals aren't that im

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Amazon’s Retail Revolution

British people now do more of their shopping online than any other nation and in 2013, tens of millions of British customers used Amazon to buy 4.5 billion pounds' worth of goods. The story of the growing use of Amazon is the story of the internet age. Time and again, founder Jeff Bezos has moved the goalposts for many industries. Publishers, retailers and even the French minister of culture cr

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