Who is Japan’s little known rice growin’ financial hotshot? The UK has it’s first bank run in 150 years. Citibank fired it’s CEO. The whole financial world is reeling from the financial mess called subprime (see here for our easy to understand footnote on subprime). Even GM (last I checked they made cars and not [...]
Archive for November, 2007
On October 5, 2007, two drug stores announced their intent to merge. CFS and Ain Pharmaciez. Never heard of either? Interestingly they are both within the top 10 drug store chains in Japan and if the merger is successful their combined sales will be about 250 billion JPY and rocket them into #2 in the industry
What is an all Japanese Beatles tribute band doing in Hong Kong? Who on earth listens to them? Is there any other culture in the world that takes their hobbies (and dreams this) seriously? Last month, I set off on a Magical Mystery Tour and took up the gauntlet!