Investigating Two Separate Businesses

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INVESTIGATE TWO SEPARATE BUSINESSES, ONE A PROFIT ORGANISATION AND THE OTHER A NON PROFIT ORGANISATION

DESCRIBE THE TYPES OF BUSINESSES, PURPOSE AND OWNERSHIP. INCLUDE IN THE DESCRIPTION, THE LIABILITY OF THAT BUSINESS.
BUSINESS 1:
RIVER ISLAND
BUSINESS 2:
OXFAM

RIVER ISLAND: PROFIT ORGANISATION
‘With over 60 years of fashion retailing experience, River Island is one of the most successful companies on the High Street.

River Island has nearly 300 stores across the UK, Ireland and internationally throughout Asia, the Middle East and Europe.’ – RIVER ISLAND WEBSITE
River Island is an unquoted company. ‘An unquoted company is a business company owned either by non-governmental organizations or by a relatively small number of
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One of the countries Oxfam helps is Bangladesh. Bangladesh is one of the poorest third world countries as it is incredibly vulnerable to devastating floods and tsunamis. 75% of Bangladesh is less than 10m above sea level.
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