different businesses; aims and ownership

different businesses; aims and ownership

  • Submitted By: renbbyx
  • Date Submitted: 05/14/2014 4:57 AM
  • Category: Business
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Oxfam is a global charity which helps unfortunate people around the world. Oxfam works directly with communities and seeks to influence the powerful, to ensure that poor people can improve their lives and livelihoods and have a say in decisions that affect them. Oxfam was founded in 1942. In 2008, Oxfam GB worked with over 20,000 volunteers in shops across the UK, raising £17.1 million for Oxfam's programme work. Their objectives and aim is to work with people to combat suffering and poverty. Some of the issues they deal with include conflict and natural disasters, gender equality, the right to be heard, health and education. It is to receive goods from the public so it can be then sold by other member of the public for then to make profit/provide and give back to the less fortunate lives around the world.
What is the purpose of the organisation? – This private liability of a business Helps people living in poverty striving to exercise their human rights, assert their dignity as full citizens and take control of their lives. They do not aim to make profit because they are just trying to help people around the world who are in poverty and less fortunate in life.


Asda Stores is an American owned, British supermarket chain which retails food, clothing, general merchandise, toys and financial services. It is in deep competition with the other well-known supermarkets like Sainsbury’s, Tesco etc. but as in family to the American supermarket Walmart it is doing fantastically well.
With this PLC, They offer all products needed in this day and age and other major facilities such as the shoe menders, chemist, an eye practise etc.; where you cannot find any other supermarkets co-operating in nor including in their store.
ASDA falls under the public limited company ownership. It is owned by an American retailing company known as WAL-MART. The company is owned by several shareholders in the public. Such a company cannot be launched unless it attains a £50,000...

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