The Battle Of The Beauty Portal

In the beauty business -- just as in any FMCG sector, be it food, fashion, household care or appliances -- there is a handful of multinational conglomerates that each own a whole corpus of brands, most of which compete with one another. To the extent a conglomerate owns many brands, it stands to reason that it must find a way to create superior…

Google Alphabet: Spelling Success With Alphabet – Lovable Or Hatable?

I’m still considering Google’s change of name to Alphabet. Yes, I’ve read the explanatory press release and many pundits’ opinions. Yes, I realize that Google has spawned businesses far removed from the familiar search engine/media platform we have come to know and love. Yes, I agree there are likely to be many new initiatives and…