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3 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Labour shortages could cost US$10 trillion if worker flows aren't better managed

Severe and imminent shortages of labour across the Asia-Pacific will cost the global economy no less than US$10 trillion between now and 2030, a new Boston Consulting Group report* says.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

US News & World Report

Job Training Programs Could Alleviate Skills Gap

By 2020 there will be a shortage of 875,000 machinists, welders, industrial-machinery mechanics and industrial engineers, according to a recent Boston Consulting Group report.

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Sys-Con Media

Chinese Consumer Sentiment Improving, Driven by MACs in Smaller Cities

The article, titled " Chinese Consumers: Increasingly Optimistic but Also Realistic ," is being released today.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Government Executive

More Women Around the Globe Are Networking Over Cocktails

From Shanghai to So Paulo, Moscow to Lagos, the changing role of women in the emerging markets is causing major shifts in alcohol consumption.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Traders Turn Optimistic On Vietnamese Branded Goods Market

Despite economic difficulties that have forced the majority of consumers to tighten their budgets, producers of branded goods have reaped steady profits because of high-income earners, Vietnam News Agency reported, citing the English language news website VietNamNet Bridge report on July 20. Luala Fashion, for example, made its official presence in ... (more)

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Asset Managers Post Strong Recovery From Crisis, With Record Assets and Near-Peak Profits

Global assets under management recorded a second consecutive year of solid growth, rising to $68.7 trillion in 2013, according to BCG's twelfth annual study of the worldwide asset-management industry, Global Asset Management 2014: Steering the Course to Growth .

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Sys-Con Media

TSR Turnarounds Are Leading Value Creators Since Global Financial Crisis

One in 5 companies that delivered below-average TSR during the previous five-year period made it into the BCG top-ten industry rankings for 2009-2013.

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AndhraNews

The European Automotive Aftermarket Returns to Growth

On the surface, little has changed in the European automotive aftermarket since 2012, when The Boston Consulting Group first reported on the dynamics of the region's car-repair business.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Sys-Con Media

BCG Builds Its Global Capital Markets Practice With Two Senior Hires

These new senior appointments add a combined 40 years of industry experience to BCG's growing Capital Markets practice, which is led by Philippe Morel, a senior partner based in London.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The City Wire

Study: Same-day delivery not yet that important to consumers

When it comes to ordering products online more consumers of all ages are becoming active shoppers, but the vast majority of them are not willing to pay shipping costs and do not require same-day service, according to studies completed by PwC and The Boston Consulting Group.

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Sys-Con Media

BCG Local Dynamos Highlight the Successes of Homegrown Emerging-Market Companies

While many emerging-market companies have global aspirations, the local dynamos are winning by catering to the needs of customers in their home market.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Hot Pot to Herbal Tea: Report Names China's 10...

According to consultancy Boston Consulting Group, which ranked the top 50 domestic-focused companies from emerging markets, companies like restaurant chain Hai Di Lao and mobile phone maker Xiaomi Inc. are among the top 10 Chinese companies that are finding success on their own and becoming formidable challengers to global companies.

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GlobeNewswire

Select-TV Solutions, Inc. Announces the Appointment of Mr. Geoffrey Mott as Chief Executive Officer

Select-TV Solutions, Inc. announced today that Mr. Geoffrey Mott has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of SELT.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Tourism industry seeking to attract new talent

Singapore's tourism industry is pulling out all the stops to attract and retain talent -- this includes seeking to cultivate more gracious customers, as dealing with difficult clients is one of the reasons that deter people from joining the industry.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Journal-Pioneer

The five key forces shaping post-secondary education

In a recent interview, outgoing UBC President Stephen Toope touched on a number of the challenges facing Canadian universities, including rising student expectations, a growing desire by governments and employers to ensure that post-secondary graduates are "job-ready," and heightened international competition for top-ranked faculty and graduate ... (more)

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Fibre2Fashion

'Made in USA' continue to grow at SOURCING at MAGIC

"Made in USA" is still strong at SOURCING at MAGIC this August, with continued growth and Department of Commerce representatives in attendance.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

AndhraNews

Global Workforce Crisis Puts $10 Trillion at Risk in World Economy, Study Says

Workforce shortages and surpluses worldwide are becoming so acute that they threaten $10 trillion of world GDP over the next one to two decades, according to a new report being released today by The Boston Consulting Group .

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Forbes.com

The Hidden Cost Of Rewards Programs And How Walmart May Beat The System

Loyalty programs may not be the bargain they seem to be - at least from the company's perspective, not the consumer's.

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