June 16, 2013
Christmas sales

A Cooperative Future

When the Christmas sales on the UK high streets are tallied up, it’s no surprise that for the last five years at least, the outlook and […]
June 11, 2013
Marissa Mayer apology

Marissa Mayer Makes Amends

  Marissa Mayer is steering Yahoo in bold new directions. A veteran of the internet, Yahoo was being left behind and struggling to find an identity […]
June 4, 2013
Internet Killed The Video Store

Netflix Makes Nice… and Wins

Piracy of the online variety poses problems for positive-minded people. It may give us opportunities to alliterate, but it puts us in a dilemma. We like […]
May 7, 2013
Apple

The Apple of Apology

To be an Apple shareholder these days is to live in interesting times. For the Chinese, such times are to be avoided or at least so […]
April 18, 2013
Stephen Roach

Seven Guys in a Room; Let’s Hope They Get It Right

China is the Asian giant that everyone worries is starting to topple over. It doesn’t take a subscriber to “sky is falling” sites like Zero Hedge […]
April 8, 2013
Google Reader

Out With the Old, In With Something Better

How is the just announced July demise of Google Reader good news? The Google version of the RSS platform was never going to be as glitzy […]
October 9, 2012
organic cotton

Consumers Want Organic

The ‘organic craze’ in the last decade has moved far beyond the fashionable confines of the middle class, now firmly entrenched in every economic stratum –clearly […]
August 2, 2012
Tim Cook

Responsibility Watchdogs

Humans are now collectively policing each other in unprecedented ways. Much has been made of this new era of ‘social responsibility,’ and the good news is […]
July 22, 2012
Coffee in London

Everything At Your Doorstep

As someone who first moved to London in 1987, I’ve seen the city experience an enormous transformation since then. It’s always been an epicentre of cultural […]