The Byre's Recent Activity

  1. The Byre liked Mark T Jones's post in the thread Where is £55m in Value in the Debenham's Brand?.

    I don't know the stats, but I do know that any company with a 'war chest' for acquisitions will become increasingly bizarre in their...

    Jan 26, 2021 at 8:19 PM
  2. The Byre liked mattk's post in the thread Where is £55m in Value in the Debenham's Brand?.

    It would be interesting to see how many mergers and acquisitions eventually results in a huge write-off of value a few years later. I...

    Jan 26, 2021 at 8:18 PM
  3. The Byre replied to the thread I need help and advice.

    I will deal with this tomorrow with a fresh head. But you are both young and HG Wells once said "Today's emergency is tomorrow's joke!"...

    Jan 26, 2021 at 6:51 PM
  4. The Byre replied to the thread Where is £55m in Value in the Debenham's Brand?.

    Then they'll never become the next Aldi, Lidl, National Panasonic, Bauer Media, BMW, Walmart, or Bosch. I like slow and inexorable...

    Jan 26, 2021 at 6:38 PM
  5. The Byre liked Alan's post in the thread What to do with £10k in savings.

    Any business you buy for £10k is likely to be a scam or a hobby that will yield you negative amounts after you pay yourself minimum wage...

    Jan 26, 2021 at 5:53 PM
  6. The Byre replied to the thread Where is £55m in Value in the Debenham's Brand?.

    They are also a great way to dilute and/or destabilise the parent company.

    Jan 26, 2021 at 4:52 PM
  7. The Byre replied to the thread Is this logo asking for trouble?.

    The point is that JLR will probably send that letter and start proceedings if the logo is not removed. Even if the customer is in the...

    Jan 26, 2021 at 4:31 PM
  8. The Byre replied to the thread Employer demanding agency fees from employee.

    Insisting on the payment of agency fees is ONLY allowed in specific circumstances where the employee engages the agent - actors,...

    Jan 26, 2021 at 4:30 PM
  9. The Byre replied to the thread Is this logo asking for trouble?.

    If the customer is not a Land Rover franchise, probably yes. That letter would soon arrive - just as soon as the local dealership finds...

    Jan 26, 2021 at 4:26 PM
  10. The Byre replied to the thread Money makes Money.

    I should have written that after 3 rounds there is a 50% chance that one guy has all the money and after 4 rounds, a 75% chance. But...

    Jan 26, 2021 at 4:12 PM
  11. The Byre replied to the thread Where is £55m in Value in the Debenham's Brand?.

    I think they have bought themselves a millstone. It was the only shop I looked at in 2019 that ten days before Christmas was totally...

    Jan 26, 2021 at 4:07 PM
  12. The Byre liked Mark T Jones's post in the thread Where is £55m in Value in the Debenham's Brand?.

    W hope that BooHoo have done their due diligence and have established the value in brand/tech/customer demographic. It isn't totally...

    Jan 26, 2021 at 3:39 PM
  13. The Byre liked JEREMY HAWKE's post in the thread Where is £55m in Value in the Debenham's Brand?.

    I brought two Debnams shirts and I looked like I had been to the jumble sale Are you sure they paid 55mil and not 55 quid

    Jan 26, 2021 at 3:37 PM
  14. The Byre liked Mark T Jones's post in the thread What to do with £10k in savings.

    Even the most positive pundits seem to take the view that US markets are artificially propped up by Central Bank. IMO, Bitcoin and...

    Jan 26, 2021 at 12:23 PM
  15. The Byre replied to the thread Money makes Money.

    Actually, money does make money - simple maths! It's called the Pareto Distribution Principle....

    Jan 26, 2021 at 11:59 AM