Wanted to share this interesting video from WSJ’s new segment “WSJ Money,” which details the worlds most cash rich city: Singapore. The stability of the city-state attracts many tastemakers. Looks like DUBAI is now a thing of the past
His name may not sound familiar but the brands he owns are internationally known. Pinault is the majority shareholder of luxury goods group, PPR, which owns brands like Gucci, Samsonite, Converse and many popular French brands. Having dropped out of high school, Francois’s rise to wealth is most astounding. His rise was a mix of […]
Wanted to share this very interesting article from MSN MONEY. It highlights the entry level positions that some of the wealthiest and most influential people had at the beginning of their careers. Interesting to notice that Buffett took a tax deduction during his teens on his bicycle for running his newspaper delivery business. Also, Bloomberg […]
Pretty interesting background on the creator of Red Bull. Austrian entrepreneur and former marketing executive Dietrich Mateschitz actually discovered the drink in Thailand, which was previous called Krating Daeng (see below) Dietrich found the concoction to be a great deterrent against jet lag during business trips, and thus used his marketing skills to change the […]
Entertaining profile video below on Elon Musk, which delves into the intricacies of his amazing business endeavors and examines his risk taking.
There is an excellent recent Wall Street Journal article interviewing Ron Shaich, co-founder of Au Bon Pain and Panera Bread Co. Despite the whole carb conscious world, the chain with the word “Bread” in it is doing pretty well. Panera Bread has revenue of $1.3 Billion, and Business Week also listed it in its list […]
This is a great brief video from 2006, when Dell Computer’s stock was at its all time low. The video details the steps Michael took to rebuild the brand, his turnaround strategy, and the reasons he gave to investors in order for them to keep faith in the company. The video also gives some historical […]