What can you do with an accounting degree?


Via Times Higher Education : What can you do with an accounting degree? Why study accounting? A guide to what you will learn on an accounting degree, how to get a place on the best university accounting courses, and what jobs you might get once you graduate What is accounting? The …

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Why the Economy Doesn’t Roar Anymore


Via The Wall Street Journal : Why the Economy Doesn’t Roar Anymore The long boom after World War II left Americans with unrealistic expectations, but there’s no going back to that unusual Golden Age The U.S. presidential candidates have made the usual pile of promises, none more predictable than their pledge …

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What role do brands play in today’s world of eCommerce?


Via Marketing Tech : What role do brands play in today’s world of eCommerce? As commerce changes to conform to the new world of marketplaces and networks, brands are losing their steam. Historically, brand has been the primary way retailers differentiated themselves when products were very similar. Over time, customers’ habits …

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Walmart tries to turn on its e-commerce game


Via CNET : The retailer plans to spend more on e-commerce and slow down store openings, in hopes of catching up to Amazon. If you’ve been waiting for a new Walmart supercenter to open in your town, don’t hold your breath. Walmart has become the biggest retailer in the world thanks …

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World Bank revises Malaysia GDP forecast


Via The Star : The World Bank has slashed its growth forecast for Malaysia from 2016 through 2018 due to the subdued global economy weighing on the country’s prospects. In its latest forecasts, the global financial institution predicted Malaysia’s gross domestic product (GDP) would slow to 4.2% this year from 5% …

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Brand Management and Retail Survival


Via Multi Channel Merchant : It’s been a tough couple years for retailers – many of whom are struggling through bankruptcies or turnaround efforts amid online competition and rapidly evolving consumer tastes. But at least one company is doing something that should catch the attention of other retailers: Abercrombie & Fitch, …

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