Thrill of searching for the right site

Finding the perfect spots for retail operations is a favourite task

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Michigan’s Alison Davis-Blake on the Ross school and women on boards
– Della Bradshaw
Dean’s column
Theodore Levitt’s intellect was both sharp and inspirational
– John Quelch, Ceibs
Should a company’s employees have a say in who manages them?
– Simon Caulkin
James Williams, 32, owner of Campion Ale, opened a brewery/pub in December 2013 in Tokyo
©Toshiki Senoue

Crafty expats take the home brew to Japan

Westerners slake Tokyo’s thirst for brewpubs and craft beer

Collection during Sunday service in a Reformed church, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe...BK5762 Collection during Sunday service in a Reformed church, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe
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Welcome to the silicon church

Priests are being targeted by technology start-ups

Jason Muller and Kim Nilsson
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MBA partners bring science to business

Partners predict huge demand for scientists to work in business

Silicon Valley’s diversity reboot

Technology groups are under pressure to be less pale and male

Portrait of Stéphane Bohbot, a 40 year-old sound ingenier who created Innov8 company and recently opened the LICK shops selling "connected items" only. Photo taken in the shop of La Défense, at les 4 temps commercial center. Magali Delporte© for one use in the Financial Times.
©Magali Delporte/FT

France’s well-connected retailer

Stéphane Bohbot’s Lick stores sell gadgets linked to smartphones

Wells Fargo chief turns to Silicon Valley

Stumpf bets on simple approach through technology

São Paulo: a start-up ecosystem for Brazil

The city is host to founders from new to established

Technology for fashion

Start-ups for the clothes industry are blooming

Founders never had it so good – or so bad

I have never known such contrasting business conditions