In a follow-up to “The Cost of Success: English Premier League,” where we saw that to a certain extent, that spending has brought clubs more success (i.e., higher positions in the league table), but spending more money on transfers didn’t necessarily reflect all the causes for success.
English Premier League clubs spend a lot on transfers (buying and selling players) every year. In fact, spending has reached record levels over the last few years, despite the recession.
Apple has been roughly selling over 50 million iPods annually for the past four years. Apple sells iPods across 103 countries (officially through the country’s individual Apple store page).
An article published by The Economist looks at the possible decline of cheaply produced Chinese goods, primarily due to the rising cost of manufacturing in China.