Companies appear to be gaining market power

Companies appear to be gaining market power

COMPETITION forces companies to keep prices low to attract customers. But if a few firms become powerful enough, they can see off competitors and charge more. A new working paper by Jan De Loecker of the University of Leuven and Jan Eeckhout of University College London presents evidence that this is happening across the rich […]

Advertisers affected by Oscar nominee appear outside Grenfell Turret

Advertisers affected by Oscar nominee appear outside Grenfell Turret

Billboards have been displayed outside the burnt ruin of Grenfell Tower stating: “71 dead… and still no arrests… how come” in a move inspired by the Oscar contender ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.’ The activist group, Justice 4 Grenfell, was inspired by the film, according to Yvette Williams MBE, who told RT UK that the […]