Starbucks has launched a “new retail” strategic partnership with Alibaba.

Thanks;Jeffrey Towson So Starbucks has launched a “new retail” strategic partnership with Alibaba. And in doing so they are leapfrogging to the front of digital and consumer China. Kudos. That’s impressive. And it’s pretty bad news for Luckin Coffee. The Alibaba-Starbucks deal, as announced, has three components: 1) A tie-in with Ele.me for delivery. The…

This city has the most ultra-rich residents in the world

Thanks; Fang Block Published: June 27, 2017 7:02 p.m. ET The New York City metro area had 8,350 residents with a net worth of at least $30 million in 2016. The New York metropolitan area remains the top magnet for the world’s ultra rich, attracting 8,350 residents with a net worth of at least $30…

Top 100 City Destinations Ranking: WTM London 2017 Edition

Thanks;Wouter Geerts Published;NOVEMBER 7TH, 2017 Euromonitor International is pleased to release its annual Top City Destinations Ranking, covering 100 of the world’s leading cities in terms of international tourist arrivals. For the first time, the Top 100 City Destinations Ranking 2017 Edition was unveiled at World Travel Market (WTM) London, the leading travel and tourism event…

These 6 books can make you a better college student

Thanks;Drew Housman Published;Aug 27, 2017 8:18 a.m. ET Understand statistics, gain financial literacy and get out of your comfort zone I did very little reading the summer before I started college. I was focused on figuring out which roommate was going to bring the mini-fridge to the dorm, what posters to hang and what classes…

Governments commit to promote a more resource efficient and pollution free Asia-Pacific

Thanks;Kavita Sukanandan PUBLISHED;8 Sep 2017 Issued: 8 Sep 2017 News Number: G/36/2017 Location: Bangkok Environment ministers and high-level officials from over 30 countries in Asia-Pacific have committed to move towards a clean and green Asia-Pacific, one that is more resource efficient and pollution free at the first Asia-Pacific Ministerial Summit on the Environment that concluded…

5 Things to Know About the Global Coffee Pods Market

Thanks ;  MATTHEW BARRY Published ; May 8th, 2017 Euromointor International discusses five key trends that are shaping global coffee pods, including the growing power of Nestlé and JAB Holdings and the importance of addressing sustainability concerns. 5 Things to Know About the Global Coffee Pods Market       *a coffee pod is a…