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CLIP 11890

Low cost start-ups

Low cost start-ups
Key Info
  • Low cost start-ups
  • Duration: 03:10
  • Despite tough times for Britain's street markets, they still have an annual turnover of £3.5 billion. Markets remain a real option for a low-cost start-up. A spokesperson for the Market Traders Federation explains that success with a market stall requires the same marketing skills as for any business. This BBC News clip is published as part of BBC News Online and was first broadcast on 23 November 2010. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Business Studies



  • Keywords: markets, target market, gap in the market, niche marketing, enterprise, entrepreneurship, low-cost start-up, recession, business
Ideas for use in class
  • Good for GCSE, BTEC First and AS level sections on starting a business. To follow up, get students working in small groups on their own idea for a local market stall. Great for any class studying enterprise.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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