Entrepreneurs in Europe and the US - and, lately, in Hong Kong - have taken the thrill of a sample or warehouse sale and brought it to the consumer's front door. Well, to their computer, at least.Wednesday, 18 March, 2009, 12:00am
When money is tight, the obvious course of action is to cut any form of unnecessary spending. When this happens in the business world, initial cuts often come straight from the marketing budget. This can have dire consequences.7 Mar 2009 - 12:00am
Niraj Dawar is professor in marketing communications at the Richard Ivey School of Business. Here he explains how marketing departments can adapt to better deal with the economic slowdowns, and how an MBA programme can help prepare marketing executives for similar situations in the future.
How does the role of a marketing department change during an economic downturn?4 Mar 2009 - 12:00am
I think we can solve any problem if we just calm down. Recently, taxi drivers blocked the taxi stands at Hong Kong International Airport and the North Lantau Highway because they were angry about the new fare system.
Meanwhile, anti-government protesters forced the closure of both Bangkok's airports, stranding hundreds of thousands of tourists.11 Dec 2008 - 12:00am
A global technology solutions provider is offering an on target earnings package of HK$2million for a sales dynamo to drive its regional sales.
Angus Washington, managing director of specialist recruitment firm Inspire Executive, is handling this key appointment of vice-president sales, Asia-Pacific.1 Nov 2008 - 12:00am
Strong sales candidates with excellent situation analysis skills are being sought for a proactive role at a think tank and consulting firm.
ETI Consulting (ETIC), a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Hong Kong, needs a solution sales manager.25 Oct 2008 - 12:00am
In 2005, Little Sheep built on the growing success of its restaurants by selling a range of fresh and dry food products including lamb, hotpot soup base and other seasonings to wholesale distributors nationwide for sale in hypermarkets, supermarkets and convenience stores.22 Sep 2008 - 12:00am
A world leader in the employment services industry is on the hunt for a highly motivated and results-driven professional to join its Hong Kong office.
Manpower has 4,500 offices in 80 countries and territories. To continue to expand within Hong Kong and around the region, the firm is seeking to recruit an account director for its regional sales team.26 Jul 2008 - 12:00am
Someone who is results orientated, aggressive and self-driven should apply for this exciting managerial sales position.
TechnoMarine Asia is looking for a high-calibre professional in the luxury watch business to join its Hong Kong office as an Asia-Pacific sales co-ordinator.26 Jul 2008 - 12:00am
Dynamic entrepreneurs experienced in software solutions in the global textile industry, including fashion design, floor coverings and home furnishing, should apply for this job.19 Jul 2008 - 12:00am
Patience paid off for three Philips employees, earning them a Distinguished Sales Award at this year's event.
Tai Wai-yick has been a sales promoter with Philips Electronics Hong Kong for more than a decade and his experience has taught him that customers respond to a polite and patient manner.13 Jun 2008 - 12:00am
Five Sasa beauty experts were recognised at the annual awards ceremony, with three gaining the Distinguished Sales Award and two winning the Outstanding Young Salesperson Award.13 Jun 2008 - 12:00am
UPS employees delivered winning performances at the 40th Distinguished Salesperson Award (DSA).13 Jun 2008 - 12:00am
Passionate professionals can expect to receive bonuses, commissions and continuous training
Thanks to continuous growth across Hong Kong, a number of sales opportunities have opened up with a global leader in serviced offices.17 May 2008 - 12:00am
Life in the vending machine industry may keep you on your toes but for Cindy Chow, senior manager of full service vending at Swire Coca-Cola Hong Kong, this business is full of excitement and challenges presented by consumers and weather changes.12 Apr 2008 - 12:00am