Monthly Archives: April 2012


Rope a Dope

This article makes an interesting read about the West’s lack of a grand strategy. It also struck me that it applied to the UK as well with regard to the apparent absence of a plan to restructure its economy (see my last post). It struck me too that we are […]


Lessons From Luxury Goods: the future never proceeds as expected

This article contains some important observations – Luxury goods: style rises in the east – http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/5fc71b48-7f09-11e1-a26e-00144feab49a.html Conventional thinking has been that burgeoning consumer demand in Asia would save the West and especially the West’s luxury goods sector. Maybe this might not be the case. This article points to the emergence […]