Monday , 24 September 2018


Miscellaneous

The Bare Facts On How Durex Sells Condoms in China

Selling condoms in China is difficult. After purchasing Durex in 2010 Reckitt Benckiser set out to expand its 30% market share there but quickly realized its usual strategy was not going to work in China so it went for an all-social and all-digital strategy overhaul and the results were dramatic. Here's why.

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“Financial-tainment” Journalism: An Exposé

Many people have unwittingly bought into a highly addictive, sensationally-driven religion of doom-and-gloom where every day is a bad day, every war is a possible prelude to World War III, every market correction is a prelude to another financial crisis, every poor economic statistic is proof of a coming collapse. In theory, the above could all be true, and that's why framing any event in such a fashion is so tantalizing. Welcome to the doom-and-gloom "financial-tainment" industry!

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Your Car: Can You Drive Further On An Hours Wages Than In the Past? Check It Out

Someone recently asserted on a site that: “The cost to fuel your car has never been higher as a percentage of disposable income.” I know gasoline prices are high, but I couldn't accept such a contention without looking at incomes and fuel economy, too. I put together 50 years of pretty consistent data for the key variables and my findings will surprise you. Read on.

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Your Weekend Read On – Sex, Sports & Security

Like me you probably read dozens of articles every day on the economy, financial matters, investing and the ups and downs of gold and silver. Often it can be just more of the same theme expressed in a slightly different way. Frankly, at times it can get quite boring. If that is the case right now check out the following on sex, sports and security.

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