Chinese E-Commerce Watch – Branding Opportunities on Baidu

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Via The Huffington Post : Singles’ Day, China’s biggest e-commerce day annually, takes place on November 11. For just one single day, Tmall (the main shopping platform under Alibaba Group), will generate sales that eclipse the entirety of US e-commerce revenue on Cyber Monday and Black Friday combined ($5.8 Billion). For …

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What Being an Entrepreneur Means to Me

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Via Entrepreneur : A relevant quote: ‘It’s supposed to be hard. If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. The hard . . . is what makes it great.’ Entrepreneurship means different things to different people. While there’s plenty of headline-grabbing, entrepreneurial spirit in Silicon Valley, anonymous entrepreneurs on Main Street …

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Political business

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Via The Economist : American business finds itself without a political home AS AMERICA’S presidential election approaches the country’s business class is in its weakest political position for decades. Twenty years ago both parties competed to be the most pro-business. Today they compete to denounce the malefactors of great wealth. The …

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Technology, opportunity, and entrepreneurship

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Via Your Story : The following article has been written by Dr Tolu Olarewaju, who is a lecturer in business economics at Staffordshire University Business School Technology has changed our jobs market fabulously since it transformed the production landscape during the Industrial Revolution, but even more so in the past three …

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Bank Islam sees good response to Islamic banking and finance

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Via Astro : Islamic banking and finance will continue to get good response in multi-racial, multi-religious Malaysia because of the system’s ethical and accountability principles, says Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd. Its Chief Strategy Officer Hizamuddin Jamalluddin said acceptance of the Islamic system will continue to grow due to customers’ return considerations …

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What Services Are Driving Accounting Industry Growth?

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Via Accounting Today : Ninety percent of the accounting industry is tied to compliance services in areas such as accounting, audit and tax, but don’t look there for encouraging signs of industry performance. “If you look at those Level 1 services over the next decade, it’s a slow death,” says consultant …

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Building an Innovative Economy

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Via LinkedIn : For New Zealand to succeed through the 21st century, we know we must engage and be open with the world. We need to get out there and sell our ideas, our processes, our products and our services on the world stage. That means keeping innovation at the heart …

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