Archive for January 20th, 2008

Trend spotting is a seductive thing. It lures brand managers and planners into believing they gain advantage by watching out for what some other brand is doing and then replicating a version of the idea for their own brand. To a degree of course this is tempting, as it may offer some value and lessen […]


Who said hard work never hurt anybody? The Japanese courts have ruled you can die from overwork. By Esther Addley and Laura Barton: Talk about a bad day at work. Nobuo Miuro was simply getting on with his job, when he keeled over and died. It had been a busy few weeks for the interiors […]