Estée Lauder Companies Hires Irene Kim and Tavi Gevinson | L2 – the bloggers have profiles that I wouldn’t have expected Estée Lauder to have gone for. My main concern is that too much emphasis was put influence in the marketing mix, by Estée Lauder and others particularly for brand building
Dual-SIM smartphone sales to hit half a billion next year | TotalTele.com – waiting for the dual SIM option on the iPhone :-). A good deal of this is down to having SIMs that allow consumers to pick the best packages for them. For instance making weekend calls on one SIM; or using its data plan; whilst still being available for inbound calls on another number. This tends to be more popular in developing world countries
China’s official GDP charade is in—and, surprise! It’s 7% – Quartz – it would be good to see PMI data alongside the GDP numbers. More economics related content here.