APAC the best place for new business
Low startup costs and limited bureaucracy puts seven Asia-Pacific countries in the top 10 for opening a new venture, according to the latest US News Best Countries survey.
Starbucks' Jim Olson takes top comms job at United Airlines
He will oversee a broad scope of internal and external communications. Previously, Olson worked at Starbucks since 2011.
Can facial coding help crack the content marketing measurement muddle?
In an Asia-exclusive interview, BBC Advertising’s commercial development boss reveals the findings of an ‘industry-first’ study into the emotional effectiveness of content marketing.
Apple supplier Foxconn proposes $5.3B offer for Japan's Sharp: WSJ
Foxconn, the Taiwanese company best known as a top iPhone assembler, has proposed a 625 billion yen (US$5.3 billion) takeover bid for troubled Japanese electronics maker Sharp, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Starbucks slides as Asia, Europe sales disappoint
The chain's comparable-store sales increased 8 percent for the quarter, but the same metric missed expectations in Asia and Europe.
World economy teetering on edge of recession: Citi
The global economy is on the brink of a recession, with central bank stimulus less forthcoming and growth weakened by the slowdown in China, Citigroup has warned.
Amid the turmoil, more Chinese climb into upper middle class
Despite the stock market turmoil, China's newly wealthy are not only expanding but climbing further into the upper middle class.
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