ZEENAT MOORAD: How Chinese companies got in on the game

One can’t help but notice the unprecedented presence of Chinese companies affiliated with this year’s World Cup

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ZEENAT MOORAD: More pain in store for retailers

Retail globally is in a state of upheaval. In the past three years there’s been a record number of store closings and bankruptcy filings

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ZEENAT MOORAD: Adapt or daigou

The daigou phenomenon has been fuelled by the development of payment technology via mobile phones

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ZEENAT MOORAD: The trouble with Taste Holdings

We have become accustomed to Taste’s disastrous trading updates and its habit of taking the begging bowl to shareholders

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ZEENAT MOORAD: Nestlé wakes up and smells the coffee

If Nestlé is looking to strengthen its position in the US, it has picked the right partner in Starbucks

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ZEENAT MOORAD: How Kodak lost focus

Can a company ever really live up to the legacy of its storied past?

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ZEENAT MOORAD: Sainsbury’s and Asda walk down the aisle

Sainsbury’s and Asda merger is a spectacular and game-changing creation of a duopoly in the UK grocery market

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ZEENAT MOORAD: KitKat gets the finger

Swiss food giant Nestlé has been told that it cannot trademark the shape of its iconic four-finger KitKat chocolate bar

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ZEENAT MOORAD: How to take over the world

One of the main revelations in Jeff Bezos’ shareholder letter is that Amazon has 100m paid Prime members

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ZEENAT MOORAD: Volkswagen undergoes a major makeover

Part of Volkswagen’s ‘makeover’ seems a desperate undertaking in brand rehab — much like cutting your hair or buying a new outfit after a breakup

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ZEENAT MOORAD: Trump’s unjust war on Amazon

Trump’s rant against Amazon has nothing to do with Amazon or policy, and everything to do with personal animus

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ZEENAT MOORAD: Bitter truth about sugar tax

Unless revenue from a sugar-sweetened beverages tax is used to fund health initiatives, people will just go elsewhere for their sugar fix

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ZEENAT MOORAD: The last (plastic) straw

More and more eateries have either banned, taxed or limited the use of plastic straws

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ZEENAT MOORAD: Dangers of ‘brilliant dropout’ narrative

Stanford University dropout and self-made billionaire Elizabeth Holmes cut corners and ignored good governance

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ZEENAT MOORAD: The race to $1 trillion

2018 will be the year of the world’s first US$1 trillion market capitalisation company

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ZEENAT MOORAD: Polony recall — an expensive mis(taste)

Food-related scandals and recalls seem to be on the rise

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