Banks in China make as much profit as those in the US, Europe, and Japan combined | Quartz – by comparison the European banking system is a minnow and has horrendous losses
Ikea built a website inside Instagram | The Verge – gimmicky idea that would work as a one-off
Democracy and auditing | China Accounting Blog – given that the big four are under pressure in China this might have been an effort to curry favour, but screwed themselves over in Hong Kong and other countries with this
Confectionery Trends and Innovations at the 2014 Convenience U CARWACS Show in Toronto – Euromonitor International – focus on sharing occasions is a marketing agency opportunity
The Rising Importance of Single Person Households Globally | Euromonitor International – interesting data points, I am waiting for food packaging to better represent this demographic
QuickOffice Will Be Discontinued | Google System – bad news for mobile workers
Do Screens Make Us Stupider? Time for a Rethink of Reading | Discover Magazine – the challenge is that books might be written for a reason around learning, but are published to make money, unless there can be a special cognitive edition that makes even more money…
Huawei’s Honor 6 cannibalizes sales of its Ascend P7 | WantChinaTimes – poor product management or a larger sign of the smartphone as a commodity?