That has been the thought of most of the people close to China. Including those of us in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, and even Seattle for that matter. It looks like invincible manufacturing power may not the case. We all know in sports, business, and even life, it is always safe to assume that there […]
“I am busy, but I am not hurried.” People who execute their jobs like artisans are becoming few and far between. There is a huge market for people who want to work, and do it right.
Very interesting article here. Of course, common knowledge to anyone in business. That’s because Apple collects more money than it spends, while the U.S. government does not. Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/apple-has-more-cash-on-hand-than-the-us-government-2011-7#ixzz1TWBZJQte Although it looks like gridlock with the President blaming Congress, and vice versa, we believe that debate is good. This is really getting everyone thinking who wants to.
Even with economic difficulty, entertainment seems to still thrive. Our friends at Cirque du Soleil seems to be on an all out campaign to get more people to Kooza in Ginza, the trendy shopping district of Tokyo.
It sounds like Mr. Jobs has gone through some pretty serious health issues. We hope that he recovers soon. From friends that know him, he seems to keep to himself. He has certainly been a market changing personality in business. My gut feeling is we may lose him. I hope that I am wrong.
This is something I look forward to reading. Check the Decker assessment for 2010 here.
Today, US time, Apple will be opening their App Store for Mac. They’ve got it for the iPhone, iPads, and other iOS devices but this marks the first time you can buy apps for your OSX devices. What are the implications? Are they trying to control the market? It seems they will certainly become the […]
Disney has done an excellent job of creating a fad. The Pirates of the Caribbean advert promoting there move demonstrates the marketing power they have. They turned a theme park ride into a multi-million dollar brand. Probably why we saw people wearing all sorts of clothing designed with skull and crossbones integrated in the material […]
It seems every 1 January the retailers have a zillion sales going on. This pic of H&M at ShinMisato’s Lalaport was no exception. The difference was there were so many Brazilians in the store you though you were in San Paulo. We had a wonderful year in 2010. We are very excited about 2011. Buckle […]
Ever had you stomach jump up to your mouth? May sound strange, but I think that happens when you have a near tragic experience. This morning my wife drove myself and two of my children to the station. I was sitting in the front seat and could see everything that was happening. The upcoming light […]