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.

THE PLIGHT OF WEED CLUBS WITHIN THE GREY AREA OF SPANISH LAW

THE PLIGHT OF WEED CLUBS WITHIN THE GREY AREA OF SPANISH LAW »

14 Jan, 2019
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Although it is illegal to possess or sell marijuana in a public area, club owners can obtain licenses to operate private associations to smoke and sell weed. But operating within this space creates a multitude of problems for club owners looking to advance their business. Be that as it may, private weed clubs in Madrid are on the rise. Per some estimates, Madrid will surpass Barcelona, where there are currently over 300 private clubs, as the weed capital of Spain by 2020.

RINGING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH A BRIGHT SPOT IN THE SPANISH ECONOMY

RINGING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH A BRIGHT SPOT IN THE SPANISH ECONOMY »

29 Dec, 2018
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All sectors in the Spanish economy enjoyed export growth from January to October 2018, latest period for which records are available. The main positive contributions to export growth came from the capital goods sector, energy products, chemical products and non-chemical semi-manufactures. The flip side: Imports grew in all sectors too.

THE MERCANTILE TRUTH BEHIND THE “LUCKY 12 GRAPES” OF THE NEW YEAR IN SPAIN

THE MERCANTILE TRUTH BEHIND THE “LUCKY 12 GRAPES” OF THE NEW YEAR IN SPAIN »

29 Dec, 2018
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In 1909 the Spanish winegrowers had such a bountiful harvest there was an excess of supply over demand. They had to think of a way to dispose of the surplus. They told the people eating a grape with each stroke of the clock toward the magic hour will bring prosperity throughout the new year. If, on the other hand, you don't join the ritual, you're cursed.That sent people scrambling to buy the grapes!

GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “HOW TO GET RICH:  TRY SPAIN’S NATIONAL LOTTERY,” 15 November 1963

GUIDEPOST REPRINT: “HOW TO GET RICH: TRY SPAIN’S NATIONAL LOTTERY,” 15 November 1963 »

17 Dec, 2018
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The irrepressible tendency of citizens to risk a bit of their hard earned cash in the hope of gaining a sizeable piece of real estate in the Milky Way has been turned to good advantage. In the form of National Lotteries it provides the only form of taxation where the tax payers queue up to contribute their share of the National Expenditure and get quite a thrill out of doing so.

AFTER WINNING THE KARATE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SPAIN IS NOW EYEING OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL VIA SANDRA SANCHEZ

AFTER WINNING THE KARATE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SPAIN IS NOW EYEING OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL VIA SANDRA SANCHEZ »

2 Dec, 2018
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What’s making Spain so excited is the vision of an Olympic gold medal less than two years from now. Spain thinks Sandra Sanchez’s winning the Karate World Championship this year will make Spain’s winning the Olympi gold that much surer, what with morale running high and the skill that the Spanish karateka keeps on piling up over time

BLACK FRIDAY IS ON & CYBER MONDAY IS LOOMING. ARE YOU READY?

BLACK FRIDAY IS ON & CYBER MONDAY IS LOOMING. ARE YOU READY? »

17 Nov, 2018
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It’s the run-up week to Black Friday and some brands aren’t waiting till the Day is here at last. For these early birds, it’s actually BLACK FRIDAY WEEK, starting on the 19th of November this 2018. Others aren’t content with a paltry week. Black Friday is the THE WHOLE MONTH OF NOVEMBER affair! Whatever the date and the period, keep your eyes peeled for exciting bargains!

THE LIONS AT THE CONGRESS OF THE DEPUTIES AND THE COMEDY OF MISTAKEN IDENTITY

THE LIONS AT THE CONGRESS OF THE DEPUTIES AND THE COMEDY OF MISTAKEN IDENTITY »

12 Nov, 2018
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The lion who’s missing a joystick at the Congress of the Deputies, known popularly as Daoiz, is Atalanta really and she has no business sporting a manly member!

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW: YOU CAN’T HEAT UP THE PLANET  AND STILL BE THE WORLD’S TOP CEO

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW: YOU CAN’T HEAT UP THE PLANET AND STILL BE THE WORLD’S TOP CEO »

8 Nov, 2018
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Would Pablo Isla of the global fashion giant Inditex be Best Performing CEO in the world if his company weren’t eco-friendly? Surely not! Performance on environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) issues makes up 20% of a CEO's overall score per Harvard Business Review. It's about "CEO activism", crucial in Isla's achievement of the title of the world's Best CEO in 2017 and 2018

SPAIN: HUGE SYNTHETIC DRUG LABORATORY BUSTED

SPAIN: HUGE SYNTHETIC DRUG LABORATORY BUSTED »

1 Nov, 2018
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It would have been the biggest synthetic drug laboratory in Spain!