Valve Corporation is a company that has created legendary games such as Half-Life, Counter Strike, Dota 2, Portal and others.
The company was created by Gabe Newell, whose biography also means working at Microsoft for the whole 13 years. To say that Valve Corporation is an innovative company is to say nothing. It is, perhaps, “more innovative” than many who consider themselves as such. And this concerns not only the development and the activity itself, but also what the company is from the inside. After reading a few principles of the internal structure of Valve Corporation, you might think “what the hell is going on there,” or you might want to work there yourself.
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Sanctions. Someone sees this phenomenon as extremely negative, but is everything really so bad? Food sanctions, that is, a ban on the import of certain goods from abroad, caused a phenomenon such as import substitution. Products that used to be imported from the West should now be replaced by similar, but domestically produced.
There is often an opinion among economists that import substitution should have been dealt with a couple of decades ago in order to provide the country with goods of its own production and create new jobs that are always lacking. Why we didn’t do this before, we will not argue. Now the question is more relevant: is it possible to build a small business under sanctions? We answer: it is possible! The sanctioned business will rely on the fact that market niches freed from foreign manufacturers need to be filled by someone, and small and medium-sized businesses are ideally suited for this. What should be done to get the most out of sanctions?
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Establishments Starbucks is a world-famous brand. These coffee houses are most popular, of course, in America. But in other countries they are no less in demand. Americans even have a common expression that they spend almost as much time at Starbucks as they do at work and at home.
What allowed the popular coffee house to win such love of customers? Only the presence of quality coffee, which in these establishments is undoubtedly beyond praise? The high-quality food products presented at Starbucks are by no means the only reason for the popularity and relevance of this brand. We’ll talk about how Starbucks started and developed.
The story of the legendary Starbucks began back in 1972. Friends Zev Zigl, Jerry Baldwin and Gordon Bowker decided to open a small business for three – a shop selling coffee beans, as well as various devices for roasting and brewing coffee. Entrepreneurs owe the name of their business to the world famous Moby Dick literary work by Herman Melville.
Why coffee? Yes, it’s just that all three passion loved this freshly brewed, aromatic drink. For about 10 years in a row, things were going very well at the coffee shop. And in the 1980s, business began to undergo some changes. Continue reading