Entries by Robert Seymour

Startups, Target Go After the Multiracial Hair-Care Market

http://www.bloomberg.com/bw/articles/2013-06-20/startups-target-go-after-the-multiracial-hair-care-market By Elizabeth Dwoskin June 20, 2013 In 2009 the comedian Chris Rock created a stir with his documentary Good Hair. The film, about the $684 million black hair-care market, details the lengths women go—from scorching their scalps with chemical relaxers to paying $1,000 for a weave—to achieve soft, flowing tresses. In its wake, many turned […]

Expo Milano 2015 a unique opportunity for your business

http://www.expo2015.org/ Expo Milano 2015 offers you and your business a unique opportunity to take part in an unparalleled global event. There are countless ways to participate. Many different industry sectors will be involved, from tourism, construction, and event management, to food, agriculture and the service industry. Being part of Expo 2015 means that, not only can you showcase […]

Expo Milano 2015: Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life

http://www.expo2015.org Expo Milano 2015 Ambassadors: an international network of opinion leaders ready to express the principles linked to the main Theme of the Universal Exposition: Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life. A network that will be enriched with new faces day after day, right up to the beginning of the Event. Ambassadors are the spokespersons carrying the […]

Malcolm Gladwell: Choice, happiness and spaghetti sauce

“Tipping Point” author Malcolm Gladwell gets inside the food industry’s pursuit of the perfect spaghetti sauce — and makes a larger argument about the nature of choice and happiness. Malcolm Gladwell Writer Detective of fads and emerging subcultures, chronicler of jobs-you-never-knew-existed, Malcolm Gladwell’s work is toppling the popular understanding of bias, crime, food, marketing, race, […]

Martin Jacques: Understanding the rise of China

Speaking at a TED Salon in London, economist Martin Jacques asks: How do we in the West make sense of China and its phenomenal rise? The author of “When China Rules the World,” he examines why the West often puzzles over the growing power of the Chinese economy, and offers three building blocks for understanding […]

Charles Robertson: Africa’s next boom

The past decade has seen slow and steady economic growth across the continent of Africa. But economist Charles Robertson has a bold thesis: Africa’s about to boom. He talks through a few of the indicators — from rising education levels to expanded global investment (and not just from China) — that lead him to predict […]