TITANIC ALLIANCE GANGS UP ON BILLIONAIRE BEZOS

TITANIC ALLIANCE GANGS UP ON BILLIONAIRE BEZOS »

17 Jan, 2019
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The accord between El Corte Inglés, benchmark of Spanish commerce, and Alibaba, the digital giant from China, is welcomed by both partners with such a great enthusiasm one would think it was marriage made in heaven. El Corte Inglés press releases are rosy and replete with optimism. The partners present the accord as the answer to Jeff Bezos’ dominant position in global e-commerce.

A Second Opinion: Beyond “Topicos Tipicos” in New Age Spain!

A Second Opinion: Beyond “Topicos Tipicos” in New Age Spain! »

6 Apr, 2018
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I am anything but Spanish and perhaps that's why I can be somewhat objective about the way Spaniards tend to be depicted, saddled as they are with "topicos tipicos" that tend to arise in a discussion about Spain: flamenco, bullfight, tapas, paradores nacionales. . .

THE TASTE OF AMERICAN SUCCESS

THE TASTE OF AMERICAN SUCCESS »

5 Oct, 2015
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The success story of Taste of America, the quintessential American supermarket, in a country where Mediterranean diet reigns supreme

THE CHARMS OF MADRID SEEN THROUGH LOVING CALGARIAN EYES

THE CHARMS OF MADRID SEEN THROUGH LOVING CALGARIAN EYES »

15 Mar, 2015
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“The many undeniable charms of Madrid makes it the unique city that it is, whether the infamous economic crisis is still going on or over!”