“China’s economy is in a transitional phase which has its challenges but also presents opportunities too. To understand the Chinese government strategy and focus, to gain deep insights to its policy making process and business culture is very important when dealing with Chinese investors and business” – read more..
‘A resurgent domestic leisure segment is buoying demand for holiday hot spots from Tasmania to Queensland’s beaches and emerging Asia continues to propel markets successful in luring these high growth segments. Indeed, it is the Gold Coast and Hobart that are projected to post the largest occupancy gains’ – read more..
“Coca-Cola Enterprises, the bottling group, unveiled a three way merger with Coca-Cola Iberian Partners and the German bottling business of the Coca-Cola Company, to create a new UK-based business called Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) serving 300m people in 13 countries and worth an expected £19.6bn” – read more..
“New technologies are ‘digitally disrupting’ the way many markets operate.” – read more..
“A British luxury holiday company has started using geo-engineering to guarantee clear weather and no rain on wedding days, for a starting price of £100,000 – cloud control” – read more..
“Cheap money needs to go somewhere. And money has never been cheaper in Australia. After keeping interest rates on hold since August 2013, the cash rate cut in February to 2.25% has stirred equity markets” – read more..
“Chief Financial Officers of major Australian listed companies entered 2014 full of optimism, but the latest Deloitte Quarterly CFO Survey shows that the position is far more subdued as we move into 2015. Whilst there are modest signs of positive growth, genuine momentum and confidence are in short supply.” – read more..
“Government research suggests that 32% of agricultural businesses in Italy are linked to illegal activities, including the production of counterfeit products such as olive oil and mozzarella” – read more..
“A new beer called The Problem Solver claims to help drinkers reach the optimal level of intoxication, following research from the University of Chicago at Illinois which suggests being slightly drunk aids problem solving – drink it through.” – read more..
“For Australia, fast falling commodity prices mean that the world is taking back some of the enormous pay rise handed to Australia over the past decade.” – read more..