Only 1 in 3 directors in top companies are female, claims study

A new study that analysed the board of directors in technology, entertainment and e-commerce companies has revealed only 1 in 3 board members (34%) worldwide are women, with Zoom the worst for gender diversity.  Small Business Prices analysed the board of directors for 15 major companies across the technology, entertainment and e-commerce sectors. What it…

8 out of 10 think retailers use too much packaging – Amazon worst offender

The vast majority of British consumers still think companies use too much packaging despite industry evidence showing a slight reduction in materials used to deliver products. This figure (85 per cent) is slightly down from research commissioned 12 months ago, which found 88 per cent believed their shopping came with excessive wrapping. Household appliances and…

Roald Dahl Day: Matilda tops eBay list

Searches on eBay for Roald Dahl’s Matilda have risen 69 per cent Over the last six months, eBay UK reports that one shopper every minute has searched for the book on the online marketplace Roald Dahl’s much-loved character has been searched on eBay 48 per cent more times than Willy Wonka, the online marketplace’s second most…