Reputation Management (March 17)

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Reputation Management (March 17 - A)

The following are the additional 10 B2B or B2C companies/organizations in the United Kingdom that would be potential candidates for reputation management services: Dixons Carphone, Airbus UK, Aviva, British Steel, Bentley Motors, Britannia Hotels, Dyson, Jaguar Land Rover, P&O Ferries, and Rolls-Royce. More information has been stated in the attached spreadsheet.

DIXONS CARPHONE

  • As regards negative press, Dixons Carphone has faced a huge data breach which involves 10 million customers with a stake of an estimate of £1.2 million.
  • The company has a net worth of $14 billion.

AIRBUS UK

  • Its negative press highlights that Airbus UK has been experiencing a financial crisis, inaction, and it has confirmed that it is considering cutting thousands of jobs in the region.
  • The company ha a net worth of about $7 billion.

AVIVA

  • Its negative press argues that Aviva is aggressively looking for ways to cut cost-cutting by laying off more than 1800 jobs to revitalize the 300-year-old British insurer.
  • Aviva's net worth is $36 billion.

BRITISH STEEL

  • Its negative press states that British Steel is filling insolvency after facing rejection from the government for a loan of £30 million.
  • The company has a net worth of about $1.5 billion.

BENTLEY UK

  • Its negative press claims that Bentley UK's ultra luxury brand has been losing its profitability and is being criticized by investors to become profitable within two years.
  • The company has a net worth of about $1.5 billion.

BRITANNIA HOTELS

  • Its negative press says has rated Britannia Hotels as the worst hotel chain in the UK for the seventh year by consumer group because of repeated guest complaints.
  • The company's net worth is $2 billion.

DYSON

  • Its negative press argues that Dyson, due to its internal board juggling to handle the core business, had to cancel its most ambitious electric vehicle project leading disappointment in employees and stakeholders.
  • The company's net worth is $1 billion.

JAGUAR LAND ROVER

  • Its negative press highlights that Jaguar Land Rover has been reporting heavy annual losses of £3.6 billion due to falling sales.
  • The company's net worth is about $26.8 billion.

P&O FERRIES

  • Its negative press claims that P&O Ferries has been warned by auditors for reporting overall business losses of £14.7 million, leaving the firm to struggle.
  • The company's net worth is about $175 million.

ROLLS-ROYCE

  • Its negative press says that Rolls-Royce is stopping the production of its A380 super jumbo aircraft due to £2.9 billion overall business losses.
  • The company's net worth is $20 billion.

Your Research Team Applied The Following Strategy

To obtain the insights and information on the additional 10 B2B or B2C companies/organizations in the United Kingdom, which would be potential candidates for reputation management services, we researched through credible news articles and industry publications such as BBC, Independent, Reuters, and Telegraph among others and identified articles of the organizations in the region that during recent years are reported to have undergone major public criticism, lawsuits, business losses, and other similar instances, causing poor reputation for the organization and assuming to be potential prospects for expecting reputation management services.
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Reputation Management (March 17 - B)

Some additional B2B or B2C companies/organizations in the United Kingdom that would be potential candidates for reputation management services include Hawkin's Bazaar, Easy Hotel, Homebase, Soak, Bonmarche, Beales, TJ Hughes, Regis UK, Jessops, Karen Millen, and Coast. The requested details on the listed companies/organizations are available in the attached spreadsheet.

HAWKINS' BAZAAR

EASY HOTEL

  • Easy Hotel has witnessed business losses of around £3 million by accepting a non-cash impairment.
  • Its net worth amounts to $3 million.

HOMEBASE

  • Homebase experienced business losses and closed some of its branches, while cutting jobs at its headquarters to decrease expenses by roughly £100 million.
  • Its net worth amounts to $1 billion.

SOAK

BONMARCHE

  • Bonmarche, the UK's high street fashion chain, is currently collapsing because of significant business losses, risking almost 2,900 jobs.
  • Bonmarche's net worth is $498 million.

BEALES

  • The company has recorded a loss of about £3 million due to a challenging business environment and weaker consumer confidence.
  • It has a net worth of £48.3 million (over $56 million).

T J HUGHES

  • TJ Hughes, a departmental chain, is closing its Sheffield and Chesterfield stores and intends to utilize an administrator to supervise "a small number of stores."
  • TJ Hughes' net worth is $90 million.

REGIS UK

  • Around 220 Supercuts (owned by Regis) salons, as well as 1,200 jobs, are in jeopardy due to the high street risk market and Regis' poor internal restructuring process to reduce its rent bills.
  • Its net worth is £65.3 million ($75.7 million).

JESSOPS

  • The retailer has been struggling to reduce expenses through the renegotiation of rents and closing of stores that are experiencing loses, putting 500 jobs at risk.
  • Jesspops' net worth is £120 million ($139 million).

KAREN MILLEN AND COAST

  • Over 200 of Karen Millen and Coast's UK outlets are closing, endangering about 1,100 jobs because it is enduring higher costs and decreasing shopper volumes on high street.
  • Its net worth is $209 million.

Research Strategy:

To identify any B2B or B2C companies/organizations in the United Kingdom that would be potential candidates for reputation management services, we explored recent news articles from credible sources, including BBC, The Guardian, Reuters, Retail Search, and others. We then identified articles on any companies reported to have undergone major public criticism, lawsuits, business losses, and similar instances that led to a poor reputation for the organization. Based on the information we found, we assumed them to be potential prospects for reputation management services.
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