China Out in the Cold

Reading Time: < 1 minute China’s hegemony in terms of their success in securing access to resources such as oil and gas licences now mean that western company wins are major news. The latest round of licences for developing Libya’s oil and gas reserves have been split between the US and European interests. (registration required for washingtonpost.com).  This is in… Continue reading China Out in the Cold

Back Again, Back To The Future

Reading Time: 2 minutes Just a quick post, I found this article on the New York Times of Interest: On Television Brands Go From Props to Stars by Lorne Manly. In the article, Lorne writes how big corporate advertisers like Procter & Gamble and Unilever are diverting their budgets away from tradition TV advertising into product placement. This allows… Continue reading Back Again, Back To The Future