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Consumer Behavior in Brazil: Growth of the Brazilian economy creates 19 millionaires a day, says ‘Forbes’

A report published online by the prestigious journal of the American economy “Forbes” says the Brazilian economy is creating 19 millionaires per day since 2007, thanks to the growth of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and consumption rates, it said […]

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How 3D Printing Will Make US self-sufficient

Autodesk’s Jeff Kowalski on how manufacturing will change in five years […]

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China Consumer Behavior Economics Trend Watching

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: buying patterns and long-term Consumer outlook for Luxury product

In a recent report, McKinsey classifies Chinese luxury consumers into four broad categories as follows […]

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Consumer Behavior Economics Trend Watching

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: Shanghai’s number of millionaires grows

One in every 175 people living in Shanghai has personal wealth of more than 10 million yuan (US$1.5 million), the Hurun Research Institute said recently […]

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China Consumer Behavior Economics Trend Watching

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: Chinese billionaires are booming

People of Chinese origin have become the second largest group of billionaires behind the United States, Forbes China said recently […]

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China Consumer Behavior Economics Trend Watching

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: growing numbers of super rich

The number of super rich on China’s mainland is expected to rise 16 percent in 2010 thanks to the booming capital and property markets […]

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Design Economics Software

Ideate supports Autodesk program for displaced workers

Ideate has announced it will participate in the Autodesk Assistance Program for displaced workers, providing education, support and tools to its customers. Today’s economic challenges have impacted Ideate, Inc.’s customers significantly and the Autodesk Assistance Program will help people to enhance, maintain and improve their 3D design technology skills to remain competitive in the marketplace […]

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China Consumer Behavior

China, Socialism & Consumer Behavior: Forbes releases China Celebrity List

Forbes China released the 2009 China Celebrity List on March 17. Over six consecutive years Forbes has released the rankings, 25 celebrities have continuously made the list […]

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Design

Rob Forbes’s “Ways of seeing” talk at TED

Rob Forbes, the founder of Design Within Reach, shows a gallery of snapshots that inform his way of seeing the world. Charming juxtapositions, found art, urban patterns — this slideshow will open your eyes to the world around you […]

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China

Architecture & Urban Planning in China: Shanghai is the world’s 4th tallest city

Shanghai made it to 4th place in Forbes’ list of the world’s tallest cities with a total of 21 towers climbing over 700 feet. The current tallest is the Shanghai World Financial Center, at 1,614 feet, but it’ll be surpassed by the Shanghai Tower, which is expected to be completed in 2014 and reach heights of 2,000 feet. It was beat out by Dubai, Hong Kong and, at number one, New York City […]