HOW to sell cars when most people can’t afford to buy one? That is the conundrum for Volkswagen in Rwanda, where it is opening the country’s first car-assembly plant. A new Polo costs 33 times the average Rwandan income. Most cars on the road are second-hand imports. Rwanda absorbs perhaps 3,000 new cars a year, […]
Delivering the goods LATE on a Monday morning the village of Zhangwei is quiet. Chickens scratch and cluck at the side of the road. Workers use wooden spades to spread grain on the highway to dry, using half its width so that traffic can still pass on the other side. Yet at the community centre […]
QUAYSIDE, a 12-acre (4.8-hectare) stretch of flood-prone land on Toronto’s eastern waterfront, is home to a vast, pothole-filled parking lot, low-slung buildings and huge soyabean silos—a crumbling vestige of the area’s bygone days as an industrial port. Many consider it an eyesore but for Sidewalk Labs, an “urban innovation” subsidiary of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, […]
When it comes to publishing a book, here are some do’s and don’ts to be aware of from the outset.
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This may turn out to be quite clever.
Year after year, Dan and Matt Fraser keep their Norwich, Vermont general store running by working 90-hour weeks and rarely taking a single day off.
Starting a podcast is a smart marketing step for entrepreneurs and small business owners–but how do you start one?
Think you need to be a bestselling author or own a million dollar company to get paid to speak? This simple framework will make you reconsider.
The first year is always the hardest. The first year of trying to get back into shape. The first year of learning a language. The first year of learning a new skill. For us, it was the first year of launching our company. While this wasn’t my first time starting a new business, I’ve learned […]