Milk 🐄, Wine, 🍇, and a Dog Called Megan 🐶

It's The Week In Numbers

Friday 13th March 2020

Every week Refreshing sends its newsletter to thousands of Senior Finance Professionals across London. As well as the facts from the world of recruitment and executive search, we dip into the lighter side of life, to brighten your Friday afternoons.


3.5%  -  Increase in the amount of milk a cow produces if it's given a name.  23%  -  Percentage of those aged 18-24 who do not drink at all, a rise of 6% on last year. Sales of no or low alcohol beer are up 30% since 2016, driven largely by this age group.  3 trillion  -  Number of trees on planet Earth. In comparison, there are only 100 billion stars in the milky way.  £18,900  -  Price fetched by Megan, a two-and-a-half-year-old border collie, at an auction in North Yorkshire, making her the world's most expensive sheepdog. She's off the the US to herd cattle at a ranch in Oklahoma. 46%  -  Percentage fall of Bordeaux wines to the US since October, following Trump's imposition of 25% tariffs on French wines. Makers have been forced to cut prices, resulting in a noticable drop in the price for British buyers.  $5,900  -  Average value of cars that stopped for pedestrians in a US study. The average value of cars which ignored pedestrians was $8,000.  £283.10  -  Average cost to become a Premier League mascot this season, up from £191 last year. West Ham charge the most at £700.

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