Regions

Philippine Casinos Are Cleaning Up

Eric Cardella  |  Economics

At many of the VIP rooms in Philippines casinos, there are very few high rollers to be seen. Yet, the revenues from bets taken in these VIP rooms are growing due to the drastic increase in proxy betting, where high rollers can place bets remotely over the phone.

On the Java Sea, a New Shenzhen is Born

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.  |  International Business

As labor costs rise in China, Indonesia tries to attract manufacturers.

The Secret Sauce

Larry Tunnell, Ph.D., CPA  |  Accounting & Taxation

How Buffalo Wild Wings turned the sports bar into a $1.5 billion juggernaut.

The Secret Sauce

Douglas L. Wilson, MBA  |  Marketing

With $1.5 billion in annual revenue, Buffalo Wild Wings is breaking records in the casual-dining category.

Using Fishing Nets to Make Carpets Cleaner

James Richardson, Ph.D.  |  Business Strategy

Interface, which has reduced the proportion of unrecycled nylon in its carpet production by almost half, believes sustainability is its best long-term strategy.

Xiaomi Takes Direct Aim at the iPhone

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.  |  International Business

Xiaomi's smartphones emphasize technology over marketing, and are making inroads in Asian markets.

Philippine Customs Is Getting Scared Straight

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D.  |  Org Behavior & HR

A new customs commissioner is bringing data analysis and an intolerance for corruption to the Philippines.

Welcome to Thailand, Land of Coups

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.  |  International Business

Governmental instability in Thailand is dampening foreign investment and economic growth.

A Plant Manager Adapts to a Changed China

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.  |  International Business

China's rising labor costs drive multinational firms to shift production priorities at Chinese factories.

Need a New Building? Call the Philippines

Brian Kench, Ph.D.  |  Economics

Construction companies discover the benefits of outsourcing parts of massive projects.

Need a New Building? Call the Philippines

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.  |  International Business

Outsourcing large components of buildings or factories can cut costs and improve quality.

This Billionaire Breakup Is One Expensive Spat

Katherine Campbell, Ph.D.  |  Org Behavior & HR

Wynn Resorts accused Kazuo Okada of making improper payments to gaming regulators and then redeemed his shares at a $870 million discount.

Pinkberry Looks Abroad to Keep Its Cool

Charles Newman, PHD  |  Accounting & Taxation

The hip frozen yogurt chain, still tiny at home, is heading overseas.

So Long, Bangalore; Now Manila's on the Line

James J. Stewart, DSc  |  Operations Management

The Filipino workforce, well trained in English, is luring call center operations from Bangalore and Gurgaon. Cost-conscious operations managers should take note.

So Long, Bangalore; Now Manila's on the Line

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.  |  International Business

In the call center business, the Philippines studied India's success and has now overtaken it in revenue.

Behold!

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.  |  International Business

Your next investment opportunity is in the last place you'd think to look.

Behold!

Douglas W. Lyon, Ph.D., CPA  |  Business Fundamentals

The stock market in Peru went from 23 to 23,000 in 16 years. Surprised? Your next money-making opportunity is in the last place you

Behold!

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.  |  International Business

The stock market in Peru went from 23 to 23,000 in 16 years. Surprised? Your next money-making opportunity is in the last place you

Behold!

Delvin D. Hawley, Ph.D.  |  Finance

The stock market in Peru went from 23 to 23,000 in 16 years. Surprised? Your next money-making opportunity is in the last place you

A New Kind of First Responder

James J. Stewart, DSc  |  Operations Management

Munich Re and rival Swiss Re are designing policies that insure against Third World disasters.

A King of the Wild Frontier

Duane Helleloid, Ph.D.  |  International Business

James A. Harmon's Caravel finds investment opportunities in the world's unlikeliest places, from Zimbabwe to Pakistan to Lebanon.


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