definition of retained profits In 1946, the famous British economist J.R. hicks, in value and capital, developed the concept of income into a general concept of economic gain. He argues that the real purpose of computing revenues is to make people aware of the amount of money they can spend without making them poorer. Accordingly, he gave a generally accepted definition of "the maximum amount of consumption that a person can spend at the end of the term, at the same level of prosperity". Hicks's definition, though primarily for personal gain, applies to businesses as well. In the case of the enterprise, according to this definition, the enterprise income can be understood as the maximum amount that can be allocated in the enterprise cost accounting period under the same amount of capital at the end of the term and the beginning of the period. This may have a negative effect on the sales of Xpoint products. And corporate culture is the enterprise in production and management practice, gradually formed, to and comply with all the staff, with the characteristics of the organization's mission, vision, aim, spirit, values and business philosophy, as well as these ideas in production and operation practice, management system, employee behavior and enterprise the embodiment of the external image combined. It is different from the cultural nature of organizations such as culture, education, scientific research and military. Brexit offers a chance to "reshape the structure of the UK economy", but the impact of regulatory barriers could hurt carmakers and the financial sector.