The post about Weight Watchers & Kraft Heinz

Reading Time: 7 minutes Two big consumer orientated companies: Weight Watchers and Kraft Heinz announced financial losses. Why is this significant? Consumer good marketing is in more turmoil than it has been for a long time. Millennial-led memes are changing the environment for consumer goods brands: Authenticity Natural trumps anything else for health Body positivism There are also some […]

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: 2 minutes Puma Poaches Manchester City Kit Deal From Nike | Business of Fashion – big move by Puma in football A Perfectly Cromulent Cultural Moment – memes as societal discourse A Brief History of Computer Vision (and Convolutional Neural Networks) | Hacker Noon – a great read, it reminded me about the work that search engines […]

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Kraft Heinz experiment in radical cost-cutting has failed. | LinkedIn – imagine if 3G Capital had succeeded in their hostile bid Unilever as well? Number of ‘McRefugees’ increasing, study finds | HKEJ Insight – a seven fold increase over 6 years. More on the background on McRefugees Luxury Brands Learn How to Speak Streetwear […]

Oprah time: China’s Disruptors by Edward Tse

Reading Time: 3 minutes Reading China’s Disruptors by Edward Tse is a great primer on how China’s enterprises are structured differently to foreign companies. The government / private relationship is a complex one. Tse does a good job at explaining it well. This alone is a good reason to read the book. Tse’s background as China based management consultant […]

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: 1 minute Even years later, Twitter doesn’t delete your direct messages | TechCrunch – interesting possible GDPR risk for Twitter HSBC forex trading costs cut sharply by blockchain – executive | Reuters – low transaction rate, less than 4,000 transactions a day. This looks more like niche cases Why I’m Deleting All My Old Tweets | WIRED […]