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Digital Marketing Changes Quickly: Trends To Watch This Year

Digital marketing has taken the marketing industry by storm. While print marketing still holds power within the industry, it’s the digital marketing trends that are proving to hold precedence. While Web Strategies reported that in 2016 the five digital channels that saw large gains were email …

Marketing

These 8 success factors are even more important than IQ!

<b>Which success factors are most impactful in your life and career?</b><p>Cracking the question of what factors will best lead you to success can help you …

Why Wall Street is pouring millions into India’s real estate sector

Wall Street is betting big on India’s real estate sector.<p>In the last few months, global giants including Goldman Sachs, Warburg Pincus and Blackstone have invested over Rs6,000 crore ($910 million) in Indian real estate firms, even as the sector groans under debt and stalling sales.<p>In all, total …

Real Estate

From Bollywood stars to real estate tycoons: the Indians in Panama Papers

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, a network across 78 countries, has published one of the world’s biggest leaks of documents related to secret offshore accounts held by the world’s big and mighty.<p>These documents were leaked from Mossack Fonseca, a secretive Panama-based law …

Corruption

Seattle Luxury Real Estate for Sale: 5257 Forest Avenue SE - Puget Sound Business Journal

<b>By Mary Norris & Paige Norris Fujii, Brokers</b><p>Architecturally significant & custom built, welcoming Arellan Christofides designed Modern offers …

Property funds build cash reserves as investors’ anxieties grow | Financial Times

Property fund managers have begun hoarding piles of cash in preparation for sudden withdrawals by jittery investors.<p>The threat of Brexit, recent …

Could shipping container homes offer a solution for urban housing crunch?

In Phoenix, a developer built eight 740-square-foot homes that offer modern conveniences and a more urban location. 'Cargotecture' styles can also …

An HGTV star who's invested in over 100 properties says you should do one thing before buying any property

The host of the HGTV show " Income Property " does one thing before considering any real-estate venture: <b>a cash-flow analysis.</b><p>"I will never consider an investment property without first doing a cash-flow analysis," he tells Torabi.<p>It ensures long-term profitability, he says: "I never want to get …

Real Estate

How Finance Took Over the Economy

A little while ago, Kevin Drum of Mother Jones -- a very smart and perceptive writer on economic and policy issues -- posed a big question: Why is …

The Property Brothers' Design Cheat Sheet That You Need

In their new book Dream Home, the HGTV hosts reveal a few essential measurements—from area rug size to chandelier height—that'll help you decorate …

London’s Luxury Real-Estate Market: Is The Bubble Bursting?

Posted by Staff Reporter (media@realtytoday.com) on Nov 30, 2015 06:40 AM EST<p>more big<p>Tax increase on high-end homes does not make the prospect …

Norman Foster: ‘I have no power as an architect, none whatsoever’

Ahead of a major urban design conference, the architect says we must plan for a more sustainable lifestyle – and discusses his disappointment at the likely rejection of his Thames Hub airport<p>“Do you believe in infrastructure?” asks Norman Foster, with challenge in his voice. He does. …

An Indian Yoga Guru's Consumer Products Brand, Patanjali, Is Making Global And Domestic Rivals Sweat

Coming out of nowhere, Patanjali Ayurved is now India’s fastest-growing consumer products brand. Established domestic and global competitors are unnerved by the rocketing sales of its wide range of staples, nutrition, cosmetics and personal care products.<br>In the coming weeks, Patanjali will launch …

Here’s How Luxury Brands Are Doing Social Media Very Wrong (& The Few Who Break The Mold)

The fashion industry arguably has some of the best visuals to work with when it comes to social media — beautiful clothes, beautiful people, and lots …

When a Beachfront Vacation Turns Into an Investment Opportunity

Vacations are usually thought of as a retreat from the day to day world of business and responsibilities. But that is not always the case when traveling south of our border.<p>While numerous resort destinations across the globe struggle with attracting international investors, Bay of Banderas, one of …

Real Estate

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Top 20 Five Star Luxury Hotels in Delhi

A destination where folks live life king size is none other than “Dil Walon Ki Dilli”. Dubbed as the National Capital Territory of India, Delhi is a …

Luxury to seduce Istanbul, Mumbai, Mexico City

As China's love for extravagant goods appears to be dwindling, luxury brands may want to look into other emerging cities for growth, new research …

How the world's up and coming rich spend their money

Study of 7,000 affluent consumers from China to Nigeria reveals how they spend their cash<p>A growth shock from the emerging world is set to push the global economy into its biggest slowdown since the financial crisis.<p>But despite downbeat economic prospects, affluent consumers across the developing …

Wells Fargo Conversations

Six moves to consider based on the opportunities and headwinds created by the new law.<p>Strategists at Wells Fargo Investment Institute provide their …

Walkable Neighborhoods Are Key to Millennial Homebuyers

San Francisco’s Union Square, ranked as one of the city’s most walkable neighborhoods.<p>Living in a highly walkable neighborhood is more important to …

6 Secrets of Brands That Cater to the Rich and Famous

Learn the psychological tricks luxury brands use to sell their products at huge margins.<p>Luxury brands defy rationality.<p>Paying tens of thousands of dollars for a handbag or millions of dollars for a car isn't a financial or functional decision. It's an emotional one. These brands understand the …

Could a spiraling tower made of stacked shipping containers solve Mumbai's housing crisis?

CRG Architects have proposed an interesting solution to Mumbai's chronic housing shortage with two slightly twisting cylinder-shaped towers made of …

Gurgaon is an example of how not to urbanise India | columns

Few Indian cities have witnessed growth the way Gurgaon has.<p>More than 250 (over half) of the global Fortune 500 companies either have their India …

India

FDI: US wants more clarity on investment caps

The US is looking for more clarity in India’s foreign direct investment (FDI) policy, especially on rules related to investment caps in various …

Economic Development

How People Buy: The Evolution of Consumer Purchasing

This week’s infographic comes from Hubspot, and timelines how the US consumer has bought from 1900 to today. It’s a record of the “evolution of …

Four Seasons Private Residences Brings Its Magic to Walt Disney World Resort

Buyers can work with builders to create one-of-a-kind personalized homes near the Magic Kingdom…<p>As the only whole-ownership community located within …

Real estate PE funds move to include more equity capital

<b>Bengaluru:</b> More than three years after private equity funds (PE) moved to debt and debt-structured transactions in real estate, they are again …

Real Estate

6 Reasons Why Owning REITs Are Better Than Rental Property

Over the years, buying real estate has been a popular investment for Canadians. It’s worked out pretty well, especially over the last decade. House …

Journeys up the property ladder: ‘I know that I am just so lucky’

Photograph: Michael Thomas Jones<p>“I know that I am just so lucky, only thanks to my parents” says Julia Marcks.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/8/10/1439224273883/fc122196-5bf7-4c19-85b8-925b69417c42-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Michael Thomas Jones<p>“I know …