Posts from ‘April, 2009’

The fear of online

With a background in journalism and magazine publishing, it is with understandable dismay that I have been reading about the slow but steady death of local newspapers in many countries. The pace of their demise, brought on by the collapse in advertising revenues as result of recession, has been alarming. In the US, advertising revenues [...]

The future is bright

Its a big week for the World Retail Congress. One of the important new initiatives that forms a key part of the programme for 2009 is the Retail Futures Challenge - a global competition amongst retail business colleges to create a new retail concept for the year 2012. Three colleges are participating in this launch [...]