A New Airline Emerges in India

July 1, 2018
Introduction A unique joint venture between Singapore Airlines and Indian conglomerate The Tata Group* launched a new full service Vistara Airlines. The two partners had previously tried to start an airline...

Alibaba Thrives and Invents the Future

May 1, 2018
Providing an update on Alibaba is like facing a challenging jigsaw puzzle. There are some many pieces and extensions to the story. Basically, the company is thriving and expanding globally. The company went...

IKEA to Open 25 Stores in India

February 1, 2017
As many large retailers announce store closings and layoffs some global chains are thriving. These include Sephora, (France), Zara (Spain) and IKEA (Sweden). IKEA, the large Swedish furniture company, has been...

China: The New World Railroad Builder

May 1, 2016
It is China's time to show its global influence by building railroads, roads and seaports. China's President Xi Jinping has set out to create "the Silk Road Economic Belt," which focuses on better connecting...

The American Corporate Reshuffle

December 15, 2015
Dramatic changes are taking place in corporate America. The rate of major corporate structural changes from divestitures, mergers, acquisitions and inversions is the highest seen in many years. These are...

Doing Business In India Update

November 1, 2015
I attended a two day conference: USA  India Business Summit at Georgia Tech in Atlanta, Georgia, USA on October 19-20, 2015. Below are highlights from the conference. India Overview 70% of the...