When news broke earlier this year about Amazon’s courtship of some of the world’s biggest consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands, it touched off a wave of speculation. Was the e-commerce giant engaged in a long game to alter the relationships between consumer goods makers and their brick-and-mortar retail partners?
We offer a few tips that may help save your money:
- assisting with identifying with what, if any, financial or insurance regulation may apply to a client’s proposed business and with preparation and implementation of resulting business plans and regulatory applications;
- acting on behalf of service providers in relation to alterations to their licence by adding or removing regulated service categories;
- assistance and advocacy at meetings between service providers and regulators, both in relation to client structures and the provider businesses themselves;
- preparing contractual documentation for the sale, purchase or transfer of management control of financial and insurance regulated businesses and liaising with the relevant regulators, including upon the merger of licensed entities;
There are also several tips how to warm up your house. If you have a fireplace and don’t use it, keep your fireplace damper closed. It’s also a good idea to place rugs on the floor, no matter if you have tile, linoleum or concrete floors. These rugs could save you a couple of dollars. When you are using an oven, keep the door open for a few minutes to warm your kitchen. If you have ceiling fan, set it to run in a clockwise direction. This trick will push warm air down from the ceiling.