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If you want to be profitable, here’s some key business lessons to learn

GherkinIf you’re a business owner based in the UK, you might have been watching this year’s tasks in The Apprentice on BBC1.

As it’s a Friday afternoon, we thought you might be interested in reading the roundup of the business lessons we can learn from the – sometimes questionable – judgement of the 2013 candidates.

Aside from one team’s lack of understand that a shop actually needs stock, financially speaking, it seems incredible that in this week’s ‘farm shop’ task, one team decided to buy half of their stock from another farm shop, instead of from a farm or wholesaler – and they wondered why they weren’t profitable?

Read a full roundup on the financial and business lessons we can learn in the real world here:

The Apprentice Task 4: novelty meat, wholesale purchases and milkshakes

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