Spanx + more news

Reading Time: 6 minutes Spanx Spanx commits to all-female board after Blackstone investment — Quartz – More than  a quarter of board seats in the Russell 3000 Index belonged to women during the last quarter, compared to 15.1% just five years ago, according the corporate leadership research firm Equilar. Still, just 84 of these boards had achieved gender parity,… Continue reading Spanx + more news

Guo chao

Reading Time: 2 minutes 2008 and guo chao 2008 was the best and worst of times for Chinese brands. The Beijing olympics was supposed to spur national pride. Included in this national pride was pride for Chinese brands – guo chao. Chinese athletics brand Li Ning took centre stage in the opening ceremony, screwing over Olympic official partner Adidas.… Continue reading Guo chao

Mask shops & things that caught my eye this week

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mask Shops In Hong Kong Mask shops have now become a thing. When I lived in Hong Kong, you would buy your masks from the local pharmacy chain store depending whether you were near a Watsons or a Mannings. It was good form among locals to wear a mask when you felt unwell; particularly with… Continue reading Mask shops & things that caught my eye this week