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Sky’s response to rising churn and weaker subscriber growth is……to put prices up. Brilliant!

Yesterday, Sky announced its Q3 FY16 results (the Jan-Mar 2016 quarter) where it reported a slight deterioration in net subscriber additions in its core UK operation (of +70k QoQ vs +127K the year before) including an increase in churn from 10.1% to 10.7% notwithstanding a flat ARPU of £47. After the +6.8% UK sales increase […]

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Is Apple going Ex-growth?

What’s the next big thing for Apple should the stalling growth in Chinese demand for the iPhone mark the peak in this product’s life cycle? Improvements to the Mac may be invigorating that product line, but its contribution remains relatively modest to the overall group, while the weak health of the global laptop market does […]

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Pearson H1 FY14 results – cost savings promised, but no growth committment yet

Markets took a little time to appreciate the current cyclical and structural squeeze on profitability, but eventually got the message. So far, that message is pain today as the group invests to extend is leadership in digital learning through a protracted cyclical downswing in its main markets followed by jam tomorrow as these measures yield […]

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