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Trade

Photo Credit: Justin Clements On the Swahili Coast and nearby islands of East Africa, Persian and Arab culture mixed with that of the local Bantu people because of their trading settlements which they had established.  This intricately carved door embodies … Continue reading

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Brands: IKEA

I’ve loved IKEA ever since I was a kid.  In Jeddah, Saudi Arabia where I grew up, going to IKEA was special.  It was a longer drive than usual for my family, and I usually slept along the way. Photo … Continue reading

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Brands: Heinz

Heinz ketchup is the best.  No other ketchup tastes better with French fries.  And the design is iconic. According to the company website, founder “Henry John Heinz was very much the product of his parents, and the lessons he learned … Continue reading

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Corporations: General Electric

Photo Credit: General Electric I like General Electric because it was founded by Thomas Edison.  Yes, I like the name and the logo.  And I can’t imagine a world without electricity. Photo Credit: Jochen Burgstaller For this post, I will … Continue reading

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Corporations: Philips

Photo Credit: Philips Philips is one of my favorite brands.  A previous post of mine makes it apparent that I value design in business, and I do like the name and the logo. I want to discuss businesses because they … Continue reading

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