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  • China, Starbucks Expands [View instapost]
    Hello Shanha1,

    Yes, China is one of the fastest growing countries for Starbucks. Starbucks intends to open 1,300 new locations in China for 2013. 600 will open for the United States. That’s huge. The stores will develop Starbucks Asia in China to 1,000 stores by the end of 2013. Japan’s total number of Starbucks coffeehouses closes to 1,000. Starbucks has about 18,000 stores worldwide. Roughly 13,000 stores in North America.
    Mar 29, 2013. 07:27 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Salesforce Raises $1 Billion [View instapost]
    (CRM) Prices 1Billion Convertible Note Offer #Salesforce
    Mar 13, 2013. 11:10 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Coca-Cola: Underperforming, Possibly For Good Reasons [View article]
    Still optimistic on there new social strategies.
    Mar 13, 2013. 11:08 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • BlackBerry Z10 Goes On Sale, But BlackBerry Is Not For Sale [View article]
    (BBRY) Figures do look attractive. Will wait though for the FY report.
    Mar 13, 2013. 11:07 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Groupon (GRPN) chairman Eric Lefkofsky "is a brilliant guy ... But his greed overwhelms his intelligence. It drives him to make short term decisions ... And he does not mind if other people get burnt." Thus speaks a former Groupon exec in an expose by The Verge's Ben Popper. Sources suggest Lefkofsky and the controversial Samwer brothers (behind Groupon-acquired CityDeal) were bent on short-term growth (fueled by dramatic salesforce expansion) at all costs, and that Andrew Mason was made "the fall guy for Groupon’s public plunge." (previous[View news story]
    The model was never there to begin with.
    Mar 13, 2013. 11:05 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Will VMware Or Microsoft Cash In On Hybrid Cloud? [View article]
    (VMW) Software is present in many organizations today. The investments have been up to almost 60%. Hybrid cloud is competitive leverage.
    Mar 13, 2013. 11:03 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • China, Starbucks Expands [View instapost]
    For China, significant change is near for retailers.
    Mar 13, 2013. 11:00 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Growth Needs Resuscitation, But Medtronic Still Looks Like A Value [View article]
    Infrastructure challenges are present among corporate boards, social-media literacy, how to better align (MDT) organization with its priorities
    Mar 13, 2013. 10:57 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Coca-Cola Vs. PepsiCo: The Same Taste For The Stock Market Too? [View article]
    (KO) Coca Cola's future may be sunnier. They appear to be riding the CIO shift in leveraging big data. 50m + Facebook Fans, deployments in mass markets of the thousands, 18m + Fans on My Coke Rewards and a new initiative, Coca-Cola Freestyle for mass consumer appeal
    Mar 13, 2013. 10:48 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Triple Whammy In Investing In Japanese Equities [View article]
    (TM) is sound. Toyota has set global auto production target for 2014 at 9.5m units. The company is sound in that it has been conservative in its fundamentals.
    Mar 13, 2013. 10:35 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How Inflation Could Infest The United States [View article]
    Thank you for sharing your insight on inflation.
    Mar 13, 2013. 10:30 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • AT&T Invests $3.8m In Gamification [View article]
    The growth of the Global Gamification market is driven by many factors such as the market's ability to optimize in consumer engagement. Companies like AT&T has been investing into innovation. AT&T had invested $3.8 million with Los Angeles-based startup research and technology institute GameDesk for its Aspire initiatives. The modern loyalty and gamification measures require an update to address the digital lives of customers and employees.
    Mar 13, 2013. 09:37 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Android Vs. Windows Phone: Monetization Of Mobile Market Share, Part I [View article]
    Android Retailers still lack knowledge and are not all all of them are using mobile apps. This information is important with adapting to its growth.
    Mar 13, 2013. 09:35 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Google Reader users better start looking for alternatives: citing declining usage, Google (GOOG) is shutting down the online RSS reader in 3 months. 6 less well-known products are also getting axed in the search giant's latest bout of housecleaning. Reader is arguably the most popular product to be shuttered since Larry Page began his efforts to narrow Google's product focus in 2011. Has the company finally gone too far? [View news story]
    Too bad, Google Reader died it never got to critical mass market.
    Mar 13, 2013. 09:14 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Don't Buy The New Microsoft Xbox Tease [View article]
    Realistically, a lot of them flopped in terms of sales.
    Mar 13, 2013. 07:09 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment